VISIT TO TOKYO NATIONAL MUSEUM

The visiting scientific and exposition project of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbassy "Kazakhstan – Japan: the path to a nuclear-free world" is continuing in Tokyo. Today, the staff of the Library of Elbassy visited the Tokyo National Museum. During the visit, Director of the Library Elbassy Amerkhan Rakhimzhanov met with Director of the Tokyo National Museum Masami Dzenia.

 

The Tokyo National Museum is the oldest and largest museum in Japan.

It is a giant cultural center. The history of its creation dates back to the exhibition in 1872, which was very successful - it was visited by about 150 thousand people. For the preparation and holding of the exhibition, a special institution was created, which was called the Museum under the Ministry of culture and education. It became the prototype of the Tokyo National Museum.

At present, the collection of the Tokyo National Museum has about 120 thousand items. Among them are works of fine and applied art, metal products, weapons, military armor, ceramics, lacquer products, fabrics, models of architectural monuments, as well as archaeological finds, historical and ethnographic material, a variety of thematic publications and photographs.

In his speech, the head of the Kazakh delegation thanked the management of the Museum for the tour, which allowed to get acquainted with the rich history of Japan. A. Rakhimzhanov expressed confidence that the implementation of the scientific and exhibition project of the Library of Elbassy "Kazakhstan-Japan: the path to a nuclear – free world" in Tokyo will be another step towards fruitful cooperation between the two countries, cultural and spiritual rapprochement between peoples, as well as strengthening the movement for the nuclear-free world, the global leader of which is the First President of Kazakhstan-Elbassy N. Nazarbayev.