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Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin)

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5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
(082)504-2500

Read more about the former Hiroshima branch of the Bank of Japan (Kyu-nichi-gin) building that survived the atomic bomb blast here.



December 2011

Night Kagura

December 22, 2011 @ 7:30 pm - December 24, 2011 @ 9:10 pm
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan

Three nights of kagura dance performances in the city center, for free. English language synopses available for non-Japanese visitors. Click here for more details  

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June 2012

Cosquerade in the Former Bank of Japan Building

June 17, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Dress up as your favorite anime characters, or go along and snap some photos of the cosplayers in. Just make sure that you read and follow the guidelines on the website (English), or the pouts won't be posed. On this occasion there will by DJs spinning remixed J-anime songs as well as artworks by local artists and creators on display.      

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October 2012

Halloween Cosquerade

October 21, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Dress up as your favorite anime characters, or go along and snap some photos of the cosplayers in their's. Just make sure that you read and follow the guidelines on the website (English), or the pouts won't be posed.

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August 2013

Inori 8.6-3.11

August 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Music from 岩田雄大 and Kanguruwanguru, some talk accompanied by piano and a talk by American poet Arthur Binard at the Kyunichigin.

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September 2013

Transformation of TARGET Action. 3 Catch

September 25, 2013 - October 5, 2013
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

This exhibition is the last phase of the series of art actions that make up the "Transformation of TARGET" project put together by Project NOW!, a group which aims to encourage thinking about social issues (nuclear disarmament in particular) through art. The first part of this particular project was the Look Up event held August 4 on Hiroshima's "T-bridge". The sky will connect the world and Hiroshima. In the final instalment, photos of the sky taken by people around the world are…

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December 2013

Chim↑Pom Exhibition: Hiroshima!!!!!

December 8, 2013 - December 17, 2013
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Art pranksters who cancelled a major exhibition here in 2008 after getting into hot water over an arial stunt  artwork return with a solo exhibition at the Former Bank of Japan Building. Opening hours: 10:00-19:00 Read more about this exhibition here.  

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July 2015

Hiroshima back then Exhibition

July 18, 2015 - August 16, 2015
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Ano koro no Hiroshima is a free exhibition of photos, artworks and artifacts casting light on the city that was destroyed in August 1945. Open 10:00-17:00

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August 2018

People Seeking Peace – Fashion Show

August 6, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free

Fashion show at the Former Bank of Japan, Hiroshima Branch by designer, Ryunosuke Okazaki. Okazaki was born and raised in Hiroshima and is currently a senior year student at Tokyo University of the Arts. The theme of the show is “People Seeking Peace” - on the day the atomic bomb fell on the city 73 years ago, Okazaki aims to express the power Hiroshima showed for restoration. The show consists of several participatory features. The clothes have been made by…

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June 2019

Global Hibakusha Portraits

June 7, 2019 - June 12, 2019
Former Bank of Japan Building (Kyunichigin), 5-21 Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0036 Japan
Free
Global Hibakusha Portlaits free exhibition in Hiroshima Japan

Global Hibakusha Portraits is an exhibition of photographs taken by Australian academic and artist, Prof. Mick Broderick (Murdoch University), as part of his ongoing research with Prof. Bo Jacobs (Hiroshima Peace Institute) concerning the impact of atmospheric nuclear testing around the world. Since 2002 Broderick has been interviewing hibakusha, including indigenous communities and military veterans and their families. Working with Prof. Jacobs from 2007 – with support from Murdoch University, Hiroshima City University, the Japan Society for the Promotion of…

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