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Let’s go to Summer Festival wearing this cute Hello Kitty yukata

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Isn’t it cute? You can buy this in online!

People in Japan are commenting that they’ve never seen Hello Kitty’s limbs move like this before.

Source: Hello Kitty dances the traditional Bon Odori dance on new Japanese summer kimono | RocketNews24

Japanese Summer Festival 2016 will be held on August 20th

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Are you excited to go there?

Date & Time 20 Aug (Sat)15:00~ (The event will NOT be cancelled in event of wet weather)
Venue Japanese Primary School (Changi)
11 Upper Changi Road North (S)507657
Admission ticket sales are available at $2.00 for JAS Members and $4 for Non-members . Payment for food, drinks and yukata rental etc are to be made in cash.

Source: Summer Festival 2016

Get Yourself a Yukata from UNIQLO Singapore

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Hey everyone!

We are excited to discover that we can buy Japanese Yukatas from Uniqlo Singapore from selected stores and online starting from 12 May 2016!

A yukata is a casual version of the kimono and is traditionally worn after bathing in a communical bath. Hence, yukatas are usually offered to guests in hotspring ryokans (guesthouses). Recently, the yukata has also been a way of dressing for summer festivals. For more info on Uniqlo yukatas, check this site out: http://www.uniqlo.com/yukata/sg/

For those of us who have no idea how to wear a yukata, this very helpful and elegant tutorial by Uniqlo will give you a good idea. Important to remember:- always have the left side of the yukata overlapping the right side as the reverse is usually meant for the dead (>_<)

 

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