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Periodical events
Demonstration and experience of traditional Zaguri manual-reeling
Every Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays

Hours of operation :
[part of the morning] From 09:30 to 12:00
[part of the afternoon] From 13:00 to 15:00


※No demonstration at the beginning of the year (from January the 1st to 3rd).
※We may cancel demonstration by convenience. Thank you for your understanding.
Demonstration of French style machine-reeling
Every week from Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

Hours of operation :
[part of the morning] From 10:00 to 11:30
[part of the afternoon] From 14:00 to 15:30


※We may cancel demonstration by convenience. Thank you for your understanding.


We are recruiting volunteers for demonstrations on French style reeling machine.
For more details, please refer to Division of the Tomioka Silk Mill Strategy (0274-64-0005).
Year-long display of live silkworms
Display period: Tomioka Silk Mill opening days

※As stage of growth of silkworm varies every day, it may be displayed in state of cocoon. Thank you for your understanding.
Dynamic exhibition displaying the Brunat Engine (replica) driven by steam power.
Every Saturday, Sunday and Public holiday.

Running time:
From 10:30 to 14:30

※Operation may be cancel by circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.
Special events
"The 3rd Eiosen Japanese Chess Competition Game" to be held in Tomioka Silk Mill
The 4th game of the 3rd Eiosen Japanese Chess Competition between Kota KANAI (6th dan) and Taichi TAKAMI (6th dan) will take place in Tomioka Silk Mill.
The game will be closed to the public, but commentary session will be held in Tomioka City Hall on the same day.
In addition, both game and commentary session will be broadcasted live on Niconico Live TV.
[Game]
Date and time: Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 2:00 p.m.
The venue: Tomioka Silk Mill

[Commentary session]
Date and time: From Saturday, May 26, 2018 2:00 p.m. (1:30 p.m. acceptance start)
The venue: Meeting room, 3rd floor of Assembly building, Tomioka City Hall
Fee : free of charge
    ※Registration on the day of the game. In case of congestion, please note that we may limit the number of people allowed to enter the venue.
Parking : Please use Tomioka City Hall Parking (not free) or Tomioka Station East Parking (free of charge).

[Eiosen Japanese Chess Competition Official Website]
http://www.eiou.jp/
  
World heritage registration commemorative concert
Keiji Kawashima will be invited to give a concert in commemoration of the registration of Tomioka Silk Mill on the World Heritage. Don't miss the beautiful voice of Keiji Kawashima echoing inside the big space of the East Cocoon Warehouse, World Heritage and National Treasure.
Date and time: Saturday, June 23, 2018
    From 3:00 p.m. (doors open at 2:30 p.m.)
The venue: Tomioka Silk Mill, East Cocoon Warehouse
Fee : Free (admission fee to Tomioka Silk Mill must be paid separately)
<Number of participants> 170 (lottery in case of a great number of applicants)
[How to apply]
Apply to the Division of the Tomioka Silk Mill Strategy by E-mail, FAX, of postcard after filling out ① zip code, ② address, ③ full name, ④ phone number, ⑤ number of applicants, by Friday, June 1 (postmarked no later than that day).
※1 application per person. 2 people MAX per application.
※After the application deadline on June 1, in the case of a lot of applicants, we will decide participants by lottery. We will inform applicants of lottery results by postcard by about June 15.
<Application>
Person in charge of the "Concert to Commemorate the Registration of Tomioka Silk Mill on the World Heritage List", Division of the Tomioka Silk Mill Strategy
〒370-2316 1-1, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
FAX: 0274-64-3181
E-mail: worldheritage@city.tomioka.lg.jp
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