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[this event is over] "Summit on the future of the Silk Road : From the Silk Road to the Silk Country"

The "Summit on the Future of the Silk Road : from the Silk Road to the Silk Country" was held for 3 days from March 17 to 19 in the East Cocoon Warehouse of the Tomioka Silk Mill. It was held by the Kanto Economy and Industry Bureau and the Council of Municipalities for Town Developement through Silk (chair city Kyotango City).
※Silk Road aims at coorinating tourism and sell of silk products by forming a silk road network of sill-producing areas.

A symposium was held on the first day : part 1 presented the results of touristic cooperation from "Shinshu Silk Road", "Jobu Silk Road" and "Japan Silk Road", part 2 presented craftsmanship toward the revival of silk brand through advanced company cooperation and cooperation between silk-producing areas. In part 3, presentations about the future of the Silk Road were made. Tomioka City also made a presentation about the initiatives taken by the Tomioka Silk Mill and Tomioka Silk, as well as their future prospects.
On the 2nd and 3rd day, many people visited the exhibition and sell event "silk de aruku" and could take a look at the wide variety of silk products such as Japanese and Western clothes, accessories and cosmetics from all over Japan.