Opening on January 21 “Hotel de Museum Yokohama Chinatown Historical Corridor” Yokohama Eurasia Cultural Center

Yokohama City Furusato History Foundation
[Opening on January 21] “Hotel de Museum Yokohama Chinatown Historical Corridor” [Yokohama Eurasia Cultural Center]
A new tourist spot where you can see the 160-year history of Yokohama Chinatown!
Yokohama Eurasia Cultural Center (Naka-ku, Yokohama, Director: Kazuo Ueyama) wants to set up a permanent exhibition space where visitors to Yokohama Chinatown can experience the history of this city.・In collaboration with International (Naka-ku, Yokohama, President: Hongdo Lee), we opened the “Hotel de Museum Yokohama Chinatown Historical Corridor” in the corridor of the Rose Hotel Yokohama on January 21, 2023. increase.
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Overview of the event
[Purpose of exhibition] Why is there a Chinatown in Yokohama? And what kind of history has this city spun? From the opening of the port at the end of the Tokugawa shogunate to the present, the history of Yokohama Chinatown, which spans more than 160 years, is full of ups and downs influenced by the world situation at the time. Through easy-to-understand explanation panels and a number of tasteful photographs, we introduce the trajectory of the city and the people who lived there.
[Date] Saturday, January 21, 2023 – for the time being
[Venue] Rose Hotel Yokohama 2F (77 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama) [Time] 7:00-21:00
*Depending on the usage of the hotel’s banquet hall, there may be times when the exhibition cannot be viewed.
Please check the Rose Hotel Yokohama website for the latest information.
[Price] Free
[Organizer] Yokohama Eurasia Cultural Center, Rose Hotel Yokohama [Cooperation] Yokohama Port Opening Museum
[Number of materials] 1 actual material: T.A.LEE piano (produced in the 1920s to 1930s)
      63 photos: material photos, current scenery, etc. 64 in total [Highlights of Yokohama Chinatown Historical Corridor]
1. Introduces the surprisingly little-known history of Yokohama Chinatown from the end of the Edo period to the present with numerous valuable materials and photographs.
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Kanteibyo Festival, 1910 (picture postcard owned by the Yokohama Archives of History)
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Chinatown Boulevard Mid-1930s (Postcard owned by the Yokohama Archives of History)
2. Introducing the people who lived in Yokohama Chinatown with impressive photos [Image 4d64384-62-26c049a08ef62c488759-2.jpg&s3=64384-62-7be99211db4a7754231dc2c29033c801-3160x2508.jpg
Bao family and Tan family wedding ceremony, 1935 (Gift of Mr. Keito Bao, owned by Yokohama Archives of History)
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Lion dance on Kanteibyo Street, October 10, 1956 (Gift of Mr. Shichichika Hirose, owned by the Yokohama Archives of History) 3. Exhibit of Li piano made by overseas Chinese in Yokohama
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T.A. LEE Piano 1920s-1930s Manufactured by Lee Brothers Piano Factory (Rose Hotel Yokohama Collection)
It is believed that the piano was black when it was first
manufactured, but the previous owner repainted it, and now it is a shiny jade piano. The internal action that plays the piano remains original and is made by Rexo in Berlin. The production number is 2503. Venue: Rose Hotel Yokohama
For access to the venue, please see the official website of Rose Hotel Yokohama. 77 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0023 Tel: 045-681-3311
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