Recently, the Tokyo Association of Imagine One World has conducted a unique event – the presentation of Japanese kimono with national symbols of Uzbekistan. Representatives of public, political and cultural circles of Japan, famous designers and clothing manufacturers have attended the guests of the exhibition which was took place at the exhibition hall Nihonbashi.

As you know, today in Tokyo, the preparation for the Olympic Games 2020 are at its height. Within the framework of it the Government of Japan decided to organize a series of cultural events aimed at the rapprochement of peoples and the strengthening of international contacts. In this regard, the Association of Imagine One World launched an initiative by the release of a Japanese kimono with national characteristics of the nations of the world. Accordingly, up to 2020 it is planned to organize presentations of Japanese traditional suit with symbols of foreign countries.

It is gratifying that Uzbekistan has become one of the first whose characters reflected in the Japanese national dress. Kimonos presented in Nihonbashi depict the state flag of our country, historical sites, including the Registan Square in Samarkand and the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre named after Alisher Navoi in Tashkent. It is also noteworthy that many presented kimonos are made of satin Uzbek.

– The presentation aroused great interest among the visitors who expressed admiration on rich history and unique culture of Uzbekistan, – said an employee of the Association of Imagine One World Risa Anami in an interview with Jahon. – We are convinced that our project will further strengthen friendly relations between the two countries.

Jahon Information Agency, Tokyo

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