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Welcome to the schedule for Katsucon 19 in 2013!

Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

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Sunday, February 17 • 8:00am - 10:30am
Self-Dressing Kimono Workshop:Let's Learn How to Properly Wear Yukata FULL

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Limit of 8 Participants (over the age of 15).  Other attendees are welcome to come and watch the class.

Kimono is a Japanese traditional garment. It has been formed by harmonizing with nature and social surroundings throughout Japanese history.  The beauty of Kimono is very much praised worldwide, as one becomes an art when dressed in Kimono. In this workshop, you will learn the art of dressing yourself in Yukata. Yukata is a casual Summer Kimono worn after taking a bath or at summer festivals. It is extremely significant to master Yukata, as it is a foundation to wearing Kimono.You will learn a beautiful way to tie the Hanhaba (half width) Obi sash. You will also learn the refined meaning of Kimono through the lecture "Kimono, a garment of Harmony”. The workshop includes the rental of Yukata, half width Obi sash, elastic Datejime, and Koshihimo ropes, for class usage only. Please wear a tank top, spandex pants and have your hair up for the class.

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Kuniko Kanawa

Kuniko Kanawa is a certified Kimono consultant, Kimono model, Edo Tsumami Kanzashi artisan, and also a founder of Washington D.C. Kimono Club.   In 2007, Kuniko officially became a certified Kimono consultant of All Japan Kimono Consultant Association after graduating from Sodo Reihou Kimono College. This certificate is approved by the Ministry Of Education/Science and Economy/Industry. Since then, she has been offering the Kimono dressing... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 8:00am - 10:30am
JCI 1 (Chesapeake 4 & 5)

Attendees (8)

Waitlist (28)