Traditional Japanese Umbrella Making Experience

Umbrellas have a long and deep connection with traditional Japanese life and culture. There are several kinds of Japanese umbrellas.
However, due to the dramatic changes in Japanese lifestyles, it has become increasingly uncommon to see someone with a Japanese umbrella in their hand.
To provide a chance for people to learn more about Japanese umbrellas, Hiyoshiya offers an excellent umbrella studio experience and mini-umbrella making experience. English instruction is available. Reservations are required in advance.

 

[Studio Visiting]
Time required: about 30 min.
Capacity: 5-20 people maximum
*If a group has more than 10 people, the group will be divided two and visit the first floor and second floor separately.
*Please understand that we don’t accept a group less than 5 people.
◆ Expense: 1 group (up to approximately eight people) 3240 yen
※ It will be the cost per group regardless of the number of people.

[Mini Japanese Umbrella Making Experience]
◆ Experience content
* You will experience how to make a Kyowa Umbrella through making a Miniature Japanese Umbrella.
Use starch paste to paste Japanese paper. The journey takes 90 minutes.
Completed products can be taken home.
◆ Date and time: [Mon-Sat] 10 o’clock / 13 o’clock / 15 o’clock
※ Please make a reservation 7 days in advance from the application form.
◆ Cost: 4320 yen per person
◆ Capacity: Up to 20 people. It will be closed as soon as it becomes capacity.

[Mini Japanese umbrella experience with tape]
◆ Experience content
* You will experience how to make a Kyowa Umbrella through making a Miniature Japanese Umbrella.
I use a tape to paste Japanese paper. The journey takes 60 minutes.
Completed products can be taken home.
◆ Date and time: [Mon-Sat] 10 o’clock / 13 o’clock / 15 o’clock
※ Please make a reservation 7 days in advance from the application form.
◆ Cost: 3780 yen per person
◆ Capacity: Up to 20 people. It will be closed as soon as it becomes capacity.

[Mini KOTORI Experience]
◆ Experience content
We will produce tabletop lighting that utilizes the structure of the Kyowa Umbrella. The journey takes 60 minutes.
Completed products can be taken home.
◆ Date and time: [Mon-Sat] 10 o’clock / 13 o’clock / 15 o’clock
※ Please make a reservation 7 days in advance from the application form.
◆ Cost: 8640 yen per person
◆ Capacity: Up to 20 people. It will be closed as soon as it becomes capacity.

Last updated: 4 April, 2019
Website https://www.wagasa.com/en/
Venue Hiyoshiya
546 Dodo-cho, Horikawa Teranouchi-higashi-iru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0072
https://www.wagasa.com/en/