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‘FUROSHIKI’ WRAPPING WORKSHOP 2008

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This event will be held at the 24th Japanese Speech Contest for KL Preliminary.

‘Furoshiki’ is a type of Japanese traditional cloth. Using various knotting, folding, and twisting techniques the ‘furoshiki’could be ideally used to carry things. It can also serve as a unique gift-wrap.
In this workshop, the participants will learn how to tie the basic knots in ‘furoshiki’ wrapping and how to wrap few items ranging from watermelon to bottles among others in ‘furoshiki’. Details of the ‘Furoshiki’ Wrapping Workshop are as per below: ?

Date: Sunday, 20 July 2008
Time (tentative): From 3:30pm
Venue: Lower Lobby, The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur
? Admission is free of charge.
? Limited to 20pax on a first come, first served basis. No reservations will be entertained.
? Walk ? in registration on 20 July 2008, Sunday starts from 12:30pm
@ Lower Lobby, The Japan Club of Kuala Lumpur

Until around 30 years ago, most Japanese people used this oversized square fabric to carry their belongings or items, instead of normal suitcases, handbags and plastic bags commonly used at present. However, recently the usage of ‘furoshiki’ is revived due to its re-usability as a move to conserve the environment and to conserve one of the many beautiful cultures in Japan.

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