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Date : February 12 - 13, 2015

Reports on Japan: Kyoto Press Tour “Lessons of the Thousand-Year Capital”

post date : 2015.03.05

This press tour was sponsored by Kyoto City, with planning and project support from the FPCJ. Themes the tour covered were Kyoto as the frontline in the preservation of cultural properties, traditional craftsmen cultivating overseas markets, and Kyoto entrepreneurs keeping the craftsman’s spirit alive. Eleven journalists participated in the tour, from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Bangladesh, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.

- More details on the tour available here

- Reports on the tour available here


Below are some of the articles and programs produced by the journalists based on this press tour.



EFE (Spain / News agency)

February 19, 2015

De kimonos a "tablets", los artesanos de Kioto se reinventan para sobrevivir


Il Sole 24 Ore(Italy/ Newspaper・WEB

(1) February 14, 2015  *Video

Il bambù di Kyoto punta all'Interior Design europeo


(2) February 16, 2015  *Video

Dal kimono all'iPad: Takeshi Nishimura


(3) February 17, 2015  *Article

La GLM di Kyoto sfida Tesla con una supersportiva elettrica made in Japan


(4) February 18, 2015  *Video

Giappone, l'arte di digitalizzare e conservare l'arte



Ta Kung Pao(Hong Kong / Newspaper

(1) February 22, 2015



(2) February 25, 2015




Dhaka Courier (Bangladesh / Magazine

February 19, 2015

Old and traditional Kyoto crafts finding new ways to thrive

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