The stunning ‘Art of Kimono’ exhibition is the main highlight of Tokyo Street’s 11th Anniversary. From now until 31 July at Centre Court, the inaugural ‘Art of Kimono’ exhibition features more than 100 pieces of Japanese kimonos, yukatas and fusion Japanese dresses that blend pop culture and Malaysian batik elements. A selection of these beautiful pieces are showcased in a spectacular ‘Art of Kimono’ fashion show from Tuesday to Sunday at the Centre Court.
Plenty of authentic Japanese shopping awaits at Centre Court! From now until 31 July, indulge yourselves at the specially curated Japanese artisanal pop-up stores. Browse through a variety of intricately handcrafted tableware, decorative items, accessories, bags, towels, skincare and beauty products.
This Anniversary, immerse in Japanese cultural activities with experiential workshops, such as Traditional Japanese Fabric Making, Traditional Japanese Fabric Accessory Making, Japanese Lolita Accessory Making, How to use Furoshiki, and Traditional Japanese Game Katanuki experience. Get made up as Lolita, or try on a traditional Japanese Yukata to take photos while admiring the Japanese décor at Centre Court and Tokyo Street.
Tokyo Street’s 11th anniversary celebration was launched today at a festive event with Guest of Honour His Excellency Katsuhiko Takahashi, Japan Ambassador to Malaysia, accompanied by his wife Madam Mami Takahashi, in their first official first official visit to Pavilion KL since their official arrival in Malaysia in December 2021. Also present to launch the festivities were Puan Sri Cindy Lim, Executive Chairman of Kuala Lumpur Pavilion Sdn Bhd; Mr. Paul Harris, Director of International Business Development, Kuala Lumpur Pavilion Sdn Bhd; Ms. Kung Suan Ai, Director of Marketing of Pavilion KL; and Ms. Vichelle Woon, Head of Marketing, Regional Cards, Group Community Financial Services of Maybank.
“As Tokyo Street’s 11th anniversary also marks the 40th anniversary of Malaysia’s ‘Look East Policy’, we look forward to continuing fortifying the bilateral relationship between Malaysia and Japan through retail. Tokyo Street not only houses several Japanese retail and F&B brands, we also collaborate with Japanese architects, artisans and organisations to shine the spotlight on Japan’s rich culture and heritage,” said Kung Suan Ai, in a speech delivered on behalf of Puan Sri Cindy Lim.
As part of today’s celebrations, guests were treated to a traditional Japanese drum performance, as well as a sake barrel-breaking and cake cutting ceremony before being given an exclusive tour of the ‘Art of Kimono’ exhibition and Japanese pop-up stores at Centre Court before proceeding to Tokyo Street.