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manifesto Scarperia definitivo

It’s with pleasure that we communicate you that I.N.T.K., in cooperation with the Museo dei Ferri Taglienti (museum of cutting irons) and Pro Loco, will hold from August 1st to September 27th 2015, at Palazzo dei Vicari in Scarperia (Florence) in occasion of the manifestation XLII Show of Cutting Irons, an exhibition entitled:

Tōken – The Swords of Samurai, art and technique of forging in Japan

There will be exposed around 20 blades between katana, wakizashi and tantō of high quality, tsuba, kodogu, kabuto, etc.

The exhibition inauguration will be held Saturday August 1st at 10.30 am, with the participation of Scarperia and San Perio’s Mayor Federico Ignesti and the Assessor of Culture Marco Casati. In this occasion it will be possible to take part of a guided visit held by our organizer and Secretary Massimo Rossi, with an introduction on Tōken history.

Friday, August 28 in Scarperia there will be two guided tours of the exhibition, 18.30 and 19.30 with final aperitif.

We invite you also Sunday, September 6 for a guided visit.

Exhibition curated by: Massimo Rossi, Francesco Marinelli, Prof.ssa Giuseppina Carla Romby, Maurizio Mugnai

Exhibition preparation by: Massimo Rossi, Francesco Marinelli, Stefano Verrina, Vittorio Donanzan, Giorgio Movilli, Maurizio Mugnai

Graphics by: Francesco Marinelli, Manuel Coden, Studio Francesco Noferini (Borgo San Lorenzo)



I.N.T.K. presents “Japanese Swords: A journey into the art

After years of hard work, the book of “Japanese Swords: A journey into the art” hits the market

To discover the content and know how to purchase it click here or in the menu “The Book”.