- Officially designated Traditional craft products news
- February, 2018
Officially designated Traditional craft products news
Archive: February, 2018
Negoto production of Tonami more than log Ichiki carving good luck beef 200 kilos in weight
Kazuhiko Negoto = Suginoki, Tonami-shi = of Nitten writer performed Ichiki carving of log of zelkova in Inami engravers; wild; completed masterpiece of beef which tried to be after two months. Figure just before which muscle of back swells heavily, and leg is very thick, and holds head low, and rushes. We display as "good luck beef" in front of own studio of road station Inami of Nanto-shi.
More than 1.3 meters in height, 2.2 meters in total length, 200 kilos in weight. From lumber firm's president of Nanto-shi of old friend "is big, and is not on sawing machine. We obtained log by transfer saying we use for work. We feel intuitionally at glance saying "this has good beef". We used chain saw of pride six big things and small things and did rough carving and it was daring and carved in relief with chisel. We burnt spots in burner and we painted with sumi and gave finish, force.
Negoto "image that blow down evil, and rushes for happiness. We seem to be satisfied saying we were particular about strength. Tourists visiting road station "are big!" We watch with "it is powerful". It is said that we provide consultation if there is hope of the purchase.
It is road safety prayer Kiryu commerce high student of lucky charm child in local "Kiryu Ori"
We made lucky charm which approximately 240 first graders of the amount of Gunma Prefectural Kiryu commerce (Principal Tsutomu Kobayashi) prayed for road safety using dough of Kiryu Ori to have children in the city feel traditional silk fabrics "Kiryu Ori" of Kiryu close. Attempt first as for the production. We give approximately 700 people in first grader of all 17 city elementary schools and child of special support school in the beginning of March. Prayer of lucky charm was carried out in thunder and lightning Shinto shrine in the city on 26th, and we represented student, and Moe Tamagawa Haru, Honoka Iwano, Ayaka Kamiyama, Yuki Fukazawa greens, five people of Arisa Maehara participated. Five people gave sprig of a sacred tree and they prayed for road safety of children and put hands together.
It is response in Tsugaru Nuri, kogin sewing Paris trade fair
Hirosaki-shi, Aomori exhibited Tsugaru Nuri and Tsugaru kogin sewing as part of "Tsugaru Nuri design project" to work on market reclamation, expansion of Tsugaru Nuri in one of the world's largest interior design Exhibition of France Paris. On 21st, we held exhibition briefing session in city hall and talked about result and problem.
Star-filled old kiln, field firing waiting Tamba ware oldest ascending kiln
In corner of Tamba ware production center of Hyogo where several thousand starlight pours into, "the oldest ascending kiln" lies calmly. 47 meters in total length. Figure crawling on steep slope looks like dragon which stood out on the earth.
It is 1895 (Meiji 28) that we were made. It is embezzled for many years and ached, but tanharitsukui*jikikyodokumigo restores from 2014 through 15. Once a year is used as still active kiln older than 120 years old with keeping traditional figure.
As for 3 night and day to burn with earthenware, fire of life dwells in ascending kiln. Potters put firewood with preparations for 24 hours, the maximum temperature is 1,300 degrees. Flame that star does not die out at rotating midnight either draws beautiful malformed china and brings about grilled Tamba who cannot help attracting person.
Stars shining in flame and dark night of kiln creating beaux ideal. Heat and costarring of light are fantastic, and they color village of old kiln.
General release of burning work is in 2-4 days in May. Getting out kiln work on 12th is free to do visit, too. Association TEL079, 597.2034
Damage that is more than 120 million yen by Echizen Washi heavy snow
Under the influence of record heavy snow of this month, as for "the Echizen Washi of Fukui appointed in Officially designated Traditional craft products of country," it was revealed that influence more than 120 million yen including damage that facilities were broken of factory appeared by the investigation by association of producer.
In Echizen-shi, Fukui, approximately 60 producers produced Echizen Washi, but observation recorded the snow of 130cm to become the most in history, and damage such as facilities of factory being broken by heavy snow of this month appeared.
As of this month 20, 24 producers suffered damage when Fukui Washi Paper industry cooperative association to make in producer urgently investigated, and it was revealed that amount of damage went up to more than 64 million yen.
In addition, when cannot ship, and case that order is canceled includes shipment stop by heavy snow or decrease in sales in succession; influence more than 120 million yen it means.
Sales of Echizen Washi are approximately 2,800 million yen a year, but, according to association, it will be a custom for amount of damage by heavy snow to discuss about Fukui and assistance measures for restoration in future to have possibilities to swell out more.
Hiroshi Ishikawa, director of Fukui Washi Paper industry cooperative association "is in a state that is very severe for Echizen Washi. If state that production and shipment are delayed continues, another production center and change to Western paper advance and tell, we feel uneasy about when demand for Echizen Washi may be depressed as it is.
It is display, sale industrial art object of main potteries in a row in Shizuoka
Display, sale "craftsman exhibition of traditional industrial art object such as Ceramics and Nambu Tekki and Wajima Nuri such as Arita ware making or Mino Yaki of whole country Ceramics Festa & artisan" (Shizuoka Shimbun-sha, Shizuoka Hoso sponsorship) began in twin Messe Shizuoka of Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi on 22nd. Until 26th. Admission 500 yen (more than high school student).
Approximately 100 booths of traditional industrial art object in total equal main potteries of the whole country. From the prefecture, Shitoro roast and *ki*, Moriyama ware exhibit. Writer was store, and there was figure which explained charm and how to make works.
It is come out from Doll's Festival today when one pair is early by SORA gusset
Commercial facilities "Tokyo Solamachi" of Tokyo Skytree town (Oshiage, Sumida-ku) displays hina doll telling coming of spring from 23rd in entrance space on the first floor for the Doll's Festival on March 3. We carry out event made with candle on Saturday and Sunday.
Hina doll is displayed with seven steps of decorations produced in Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama-shi known as straight production center of Japanese doll until March 4. "Iwatsuki Ningyo cooperative association" of a certain Iwatsuki-ku cooperates with the decoration along Tobu group running the Skytree and directs activeness in screen and peach blossom. We install panel explaining the history of the Doll's Festival, process of doll production.
The media, city for manufacturing coverage foreigners of Takaoka invite
Takaoka-shi invited person concerned with media of Tokyo including information magazine for trip magazine and foreigners to the city on 22nd and held press tour around company and design related facility in the city. Through each medium, we send charm of manufacturing of Takaoka including Takaoka Doki and Laquer Ware of Traditional Craft widely.
Nine reporter and photographer and others of 7 mediums including magazine "trip day" and daily publication English letter paper "The Japan Times" for Chinese issued by Japan and Chugoku participated.
Participant visited the prefecture design synthesis center and looked around each generation prize-winning works of national open call for participants exhibition "industrial arts city Takaoka craft competition".
In city design, industrial arts center, we reported on small photo frames which comfortable sound put deadee which top which sounded and copper utensil maker dealt with in when we hit which manufacturer which we did not go down dealt with and put down characteristic of technique and design used for product and took photograph.
Other than ability product and shima modeling, copper utensil affiliated manufacturer including momentum factory, Orii, sanshiba*zai which dealt with assistant field of socks maker, glass processing was visited.
Press tour is carried out on 23rd and looks around studio of store and Takaoka Doki and Laquer Ware handling sedge (fix) shade of Ecchu Fukuoka authorized by Officially designated Traditional craft products, Takaoka Kurumayama (we see, and car stops) halls. Coverage contents are to be published in each medium in this spring.
On Iga or Koga or 25th "ninja meal confrontation"
"Winter warm ninja meal confrontation" that Iga-shi, Mie confronts Koka-shi, Shiga known as village of ninja in local gourmets is 25th, Kawai, Iga-shi nosupaku Ayama and is opened.
"Village Iga, Koga of stealing" memorializes what was authorized to "inheritance of Agency for Cultural Affairs settling local materiality, immaterial cultural assets on theme of Japan" in last April, and Iga-Ueno tourist association Ayama branch office of Iga-shi hosts. Seven stands of specialty of both cities confront and decide championship by votes of visitors.
"Iga Yaki bowl (bowl) steaming" that "grilled Shigaraki kiln apple pie" to bake using mobile kiln is provided with container of Iga Yaki from Iga-shi participates from Koka-shi.
In hina doll, town Yuki to color of the history to 37 places of festivals, bloom
"The Doll's Festival of Yuki" is held in city area where historical Mise storehouses are left in northern Yuki-shi. A variety of hina dolls are displayed in 37 places including store and public facilities and color atmospheric town. Until March 3.
Only as for tiered stands for dolls from the Meiji era when inhabitants inherited what was displayed from generation to generation to the present age and children's standing doll (young bird) including grain of wood, mottahina doll which the history and thought include each including handmade Tsurushi bina. We are combined with historic building and give town more activeness.
Hina decoration came out in public facilities such as the city hall or citizen's information center and, in "storehouse of depths order one of country registration tangible cultural property," is decorated binaga in the ancient and modern times when the Mizuno, Yukis that ruled the Yuki district in the Edo era is valuable.