In Sorrento, an authentic kimono “limoncello”

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Music, entertainment and lots of interesting for the sixth edition of “Meetings with Japanese culture” of Sorrento, on 21 and 22 March will bring a piece of the Rising Sun in the Peninsula. Among the guests of the 2015 also the designer Nobuaki Tomita, who will present a particular and fragrant kimono made with limoncello. Among the events not to be missed on Saturday, one in the central Piazza Tasso, starting at 15, with three demonstrations of taiko, drums very popular in Japan, and, at 20, with an authentic show set to the theater Tasso, with music, chants and dances. The next day, Sunday, March 22, the Council Hall will host the highly anticipated workshop with Nobuaki Tomita, one of the designers of kimono most important international, who will present the fascinating world of these traditional Japanese clothing. Its uniqueness comes from the artistic challenge continues to this art: in his travels between continents, each time creating a unique piece made with dyed fabric of local materials. For this occasion, Tomita will create a specially dyed kimono made with limoncello, one of the world’s best-known products from Sorrento. The Festival is sponsored by the City of Sorrento in collaboration with the Sorrento Foundation and is sponsored by the Embassy of Japan and the Japan Foundation Italy.