BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6679@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20221018T000000Z DTEND:20221018T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The <em>bingata</em> method of textile dyeing is a vibrant ar tistic tradition with a long history on Japan’s subtropical Okinawan isl ands. Originally reserved for the sumptuous garb of the royalty and ruling class of the Ryukyu Kingdom\, these traditional hand-dyeing techniques ar e still being carried on by craftspeople in Okinawa today. In commemoratio n of the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan\, this program explores the fascinating history\, unique methods and current state of < em>bingata</em> with textile specialist Ginny Soenksen\, and <em>bingat a</em> craftsman Toma Chinen. <em>The first event in our multi-part </ em>Living Traditions <em>webinar series this season.</em>\n\n<em><em>http s://www.japansociety.org/events/bingata-textiles/</em></em>\n\n<em><em>\n< /em></em> DTSTAMP:20230204T230533Z SUMMARY:Bingata Textiles: Preserving a Royal Tradition in Okinawa URL:/en/events/2022/10/18/bingata-textiles-preserving-a-royal-tradition-in/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR