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Clothing and textile series continues with kimonos

Clothing and textile series continues with kimonos in the Canadian Children’s Museum

Gatineau, Quebec, January 12, 2007 – On January 20 and 21, come to the Canadian Children’s Museum, located inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization, to learn about the kimono – a traditional robe worn in Japan on special occasions such as the New Year. Design and decorate your very own kimono and learn about the various kimono styles and how they have changed over the years. Once your kimono is ready, slip it on and head to the Japanese House and meet a special guest for stories about Japanese traditions.

Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21, 2007
10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. (bilingual)
Studio, Canadian Children’s Museum
Free with Museum admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

2007-01-12 00:00:00.000

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