September 08, 2017

 A Japanese Cultural Exhibition will be held at the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management, Colombo 03, on 9th and 10th September, 2017. The Exhibition has been organized by the Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of Sri Lanka, and will feature Ikebana (floral arrangements), Bonsai (miniature tree planting) and Origami (paper folding) in the forms of display and demonstration. Moreover, a special tea ceremony will also be held by a Japanese Tea Master.    The Exhibition will be open to the general public on 9th September, 2017 from 12.00 noon to 6.00 p.m. and on 10th August from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00.p.m. Admission to the Exhibition is free of charge. Demonstrations will be held as follows;  

Tea Ceremony  09th September 1:30 p.m.  ~ 2:30 p.m.
  10th September 10:00 a.m. ~11:00 a.m.
Bonsai  10th September 1:00 p.m.  ~ 2:00 p.m.
Ikebana 09th September  3:00 p.m. ~ 4:00 p.m. 
  10th September 2:15p.m. ~  3:15p.m.
Origami  09th September  4:15 p.m. ~ 5:15 p.m
  10th September  3:30 p.m. ~ 4:30 p.m.

The Exhibition is designed to display Japan’s culture and lifestyle and thereby to further enhance the friendly relations between the peoples of Japan and Sri Lanka.