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Quilts for Hitachi 2020

Following the success of the 15th Friendship Quilt Exhibition in 2019, we are excited to announce another collaboration with our sister city of Hitachi, Japan.

Hitachi City invites quilters from Tauranga to lend their quilts for display in the 16th Friendship Quilt Exhibition, taking place in Hitachi from 26 February to 1 March 2020. Quilts can be of any style and dimension, and Creative Bay of Plenty will handle the shipping and return, and will ensure the utmost care of our quilts.

This is a very valuable opportunity for Tauranga artists to gain recognition on an international level. Last year we sent 6 beautiful quilts to Japan, all crafted by local quilters. The exhibition had over 1,000 people through the gallery. We are grateful to our talented quilters for helping to put Tauranga on the world map, and we can’t wait to support this initiative again.

Quilters, get in touch with us as soon as possible if this sounds like you! We are looking to send around 5 quilts from Tauranga.
Please email for more information.

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