Youth exchange program “The future of Japan-Vietnam” 2016 – the third day

On 16th November, Vietnamese delegates visited the Kyoto Traditional textile Center. This is the chance for the participants to get to know the sophisticated textile technology behind Japan’s traditionalwomen wear- the Kimono. The group also enjoyed a Kimono fashion show

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Kimono for men usually have no pattern and dark.

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Kimono for women, on the other hand, are colorful and have sophisticated patterns

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Taking pictures with kimono

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The participants observed the process of making a Kimono: from weaving  fabric to patterns embroidery.

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At lunch, the delegates enjoyed one of Japanese’s specialties: Tempura

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In the afternoon, the delegates paid a visit to the golden temple of Kinkakuji. The temple of Kinkakuji was a former resort of Ashikaga- commander in chief under the Muromachi period (1336-1573). After his death, the house was turned into a golden temple. The temple was destroyed in 1950 and restored in 1955.

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Vietnamese delegates continued their visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple.

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This is an independent Buddhist templesituated in eastern Kyoto, Japan.Kiyomizu-deratemple is part of the Kyoto Cultural heritage under UNESCO.

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In the evening, the group visited Kyoto, one of the oldest but most crowded city in Japan.

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