San Francisco Public Library
Español中文

Tenugui of the Hamamatsu Festival

1/26/13 - 6/02/2013

Main Library

International Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Over 400 years old, the Hamamatsu Festival is a celebration held each year in the town of Hamamatsu, Japan, from May 3 to May 5. Local towns which participate in the kite battles and float parades of the festival create cotton banners, called tenugui, with unique designs and colors that act as logos to help spectators identify the different groups competing. The library will be presenting over 100 of these tenugui cloths, along with the history of one of Japan’s most prominent events.

Upcoming Events

Spring Koto Concert
Saturday, April 30, 2016, 3:30 pm
Western Addition, Western Addition General Floor Area
Charlie Chin
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Asian Snack Trials
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 5:00 pm
Main Library, Mix: Carpet Garden - 2nd Fl

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Tai Chi Mondays!
Monday, May 2, 2016, 3:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Tai Chi Mondays
Monday, May 9, 2016, 3:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights General Floor Area
Jamyong Singye on the Meditative Art of Thangka
Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 6:30 pm
West Portal, West Portal Children's Area

More related classes