Furoshiki, Japanese cloth wrapping Workshop

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Metropolis at Metrotown - Grand Court

4700 Kingsway

Burnaby, BC V5H 4N2

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Come visit Blossom at Metropolis at Metrotown from March 5-31, 2019!

With community partnership with the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre* (link: http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/), Metropolis will be hosting a variety of Japanese workshops/events Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Grand Court.

On Thursday, March 28, register and participate in an introductory FUROSHIKI (traditional Japanese cloth wrapping) workshop and learn to wrap objects with Japanese cloth and bring home a Japanese cloth. With this eco-friendly method of wrapping, after the workshop you will be able to wrap gifts, lunch boxes, books, or other goods with just a piece of cloth. No wrapping paper involved! An instructor from Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, will be conducting a workshop for this event from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. This workshop is open to participants ages 8 and older. No prior experience necessary!

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Workshop registration terms & conditions:

  • Workshop takes place on Thursday, March 28, 2019 (in Grand Court (Lower Level between T&T and Toys”R”Us).
  • Workshop will start at 6:30PM and ends at 8:00PM.
  • This is a free workshop. All supplies will be provided for free for the workshop.
  • Online registration is recommended as there is limited space.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes in advance before the workshop start time (6:15PM) to check in and get your seat. Show your online registration confirmation (hardcopy or on your phone).
  • If registered participant doesn’t arrive on time when the workshop starts, we may cancel the registration without prior notice.
  • Onsite drop-in registration is available until 10 minutes AFTER workshop start time (6:40PM), and it is on a first come, first serve basis and at the discretion of staff onsite.
  • Open to anyone ages 8 and older. Please register each participant separately. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the session.
  • This workshop may be scheduled to change at the discretion of Metropolis at Metrotown and Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre.

*Located in Burnaby, our community partner Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre houses a Japanese Canadian cultural centre, the Nikkei National Museum, a community centre serving the neighbourhood, and a Japanese Canadian garden.

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4700 Kingsway

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