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

Mandaeu Children's Choir
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights General Floor Area
Fred Korematsu Speaks Up - and so can you!
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11:00 am
West Portal, West Portal Children's Area
Fred Korematsu Speaks Up
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3:00 pm
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Tai Chi Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 2:15 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Tai Chi Tuesdays
Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 2:15 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
eReader and Tech Drop-In (English & Chinese)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 3:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

More related classes