Pre-registration Deposit Japan Tour-1
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Pre-registration Deposit Japan Tour-1

Regular price $500.00

A 20-day program with Shibori Fest, Arashi Shibori and Shibori-Trio workshops in Arimatsu, a visit to Miyama village and Kyoto via Miho Museum and Mt. Hiei, and a 4-night stay in Roppongi, Tokyo. Pre-registration is now open! 

Indicate your interest by pre-registering with a $500 deposit. Registration will be finalized in the priority listed: 

  1. Patron WSNF Members, 
  2. All other WSNF Members, 
  3. General Public. 

Your $500 is refundable except for a $50 handling fee. 
Otherwise, your $500 will be applied in full toward the final published cost of the trip.

Pre-registration with $500 closes on March 28.  
Final registration results to be announced by April 2. 
A waitlist will remain active until May 18.
For additional details, click here.

For inquiries on tour costs, please email

About the tour: Explore the varied cultural landscapes of Japan over 20 days and nights. This tour includes two shibori workshops. The first is an optional five-day Arashi Shibori Workshop taught in Arimatsu by Kaei Hayakawa, the last practicing Arashi shibori artist in Japan. After the annual Shibori Fest in Arimatsu, a two-day workshop will be offered by shibori specialists and dyers, Kuno, Murase, and Wada. The tour includes sites in Kyoto, Nagoya, Tokyo, and Miyama, mostly using public transport like the natives. 

Arrive in Nagoya, Japan, on 5/23/2023. The tour program ends on 6/12/2023. All accommodations, transportation, and most meals are included. 

There will be a separate fee for Hayakawa's 5-day Arashi workshop. Five lunches and all materials are included.

For more details on tour costs, please email 

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