JICC Exhibit “Japanese Kites: Friendship Takes Flight”

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The Japan Information and Cultural Center (JICC) at the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco is proud to present an exhibit on Japanese Kites from July 5 until the end of August.

Japanese kites are made with bamboo and washi, Japanese traditional paper, showcasing Japanese craftsmanship. This exhibit will feature Hamamatsu Kites made by the International Association of Tako Age (IATA) as well as Japanese kites from various regions in Japan.

IATA is a Bay Area organization which introduces Japanese culture to the local community through making and flying Japanese kites and has participated in the annual Berkeley Kite Festival for more than a decade.

Exhibit Term and Hours

July 5 - End of August, 2017 (Monday – Friday, except holidays)
9AM - Noon; 1PM – 4:30PM


Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, Japan Information & Cultural Center
275 Battery Street, Suite 2100, San Francisco CA 94111

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