The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Fashioning India

Special Exhibition
Related Special Event
The 329th Minpaku Seminar
Date: September 17, 2005 (Saturday) 14:00~15:30 (The doors open at 13:30.)
Title: “Imagining the Sari” (in Japanese)
Lecturer: SUGIMOTO Yoshio (Professor at Minpaku)
The 330th Minpaku Seminar
Date: October 15, 2005 (Saturday) 14:00~15:30 (The doors open at 13:30.)
Title: “Saris that are not called saris: A Nepalese case” (in Japanese)
Lecturer: MINAMI Makito (Associate Professor at Minpaku)
Minpaku Film Day
Date: November 12 (Saturday), 13 (Sunday), 23 (Wednesday, holiday), 26 (Saturday),27 (Sunday)
Title: “Indian Film Festival” (A total of five works, such as “Monsoon Wedding”, “Bombay” etc.)
Place: Auditorium (Entry is limited to the first 450 people who arrive.)
Free of charge, but those who wish to see either the special exhibition or the permanent exhibition will be charged an admission fee.
Inquiries: Public Relations Planning Section, Planning Coordination Unit
Telephone number: 06-6876-2151
Musical Dance from Indian Movies
Date: September 17 (Saturday), 18 (Sunday), 24 (Saturday), 25 (Sunday),
October 8 (Saturday), 9 (Sunday), 22 (Saturday), 23 (Sunday),
November 5 (Saturday), 6 (Sunday), 19 (Saturday), 20 (Sunday)
The dances are performed twice a day:
[1] 13:30~14:00 Workshop
    14:10~14:30 Performance
[2] 15:30~16:00 Workshop
    16:10~16:30 Performance
Classic Dance and Folk Dance in North India
Date: October 2 (Sunday) To be determined
October 30 (Sunday) 13:30~14:30 Performance
Place: Special Exhibition Hall, National Museum of Ethnology
Inquiries: Information Planning Section, General Service Unit
Telephone Number: 06-6876-2151
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