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Core Kyoto

The ancient capital, Kyoto, continues to be innovative after 1,200 years. We dive deep into its core in this definitive program.

ON AIR SCHEDULE (UTC)

Wed.23:30 - 0:00
Thu.5:30 - 6:00
12:30 - 13:00
17:30 - 18:00

Apr. 1, Wed.

The World of Kimono: Kyoto's Timeless Sense of Beauty

Kyotoites have an affinity for the kimono that shares deep ties with traditional culture. A kimono researcher explains its aesthetics and the wisdom within this traditional clothing. The obi is an infinite expression of beauty. Wearing white socks is a sign of purity. Generations wear the same kimono, because it can be re-sown. Men's kimono exude style with lavish patterns in the coat lining and the family crest on formalwear. Discover the world of kimono, imbued with Kyoto's sensibilities.

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