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2018/6/22 news

[Fukuoka] Rice dealer of Kishiwara Yaki revives by investment of net

 Toho-mura, Fukuoka that suffered from Kyushu heavy rain of last year. Having been continued since the Edo era, even Kishiwara Yaki is famous. Potter who suffered big damage raised investment on the Internet in the whole country and revived. Work to ship grilled dish of thanks to person whom he/she supported is peaking now.
 Kishiwara Yaki of Toho-mura that delicate aestheometry is characterized by called "we fly plane." It is Daisuke Kajiwara of harahikokama to make container. Kiln was buried under the earth and sand because of heavy rain of last year, and harahikokama suffered big damage.
 We began crowd funding to raise investment on the Internet after three weeks of heavy rain to raise rebuilding expense, 3 million yen such as gas kilns.
 After giving condition to send calibers of harahikokama to thanks for investment, we received more than 200 support from the whole country, and amounts of money more than aims gathered in less than two weeks. We reopen kiln in last September and are sending out container of thanks to the whole country now. One form of new support to be possible even if we did not go to the field was realized.

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2018/6/21 news

It is strongly visit group "Mino" bond in Mino-shi from Taiwan, Mino ward

 Visit corps of Taiwan, Takao City Mino ward that linked friendship interchange agreement to Mino-shi, Gifu visited Mino-shi on 20th and enjoyed interchange with child of Mino elementary school (city Izumicho), and we challenged papermaking experience, and touched culture of the city and deepened friendship each other.
 The same place name is relationship, and Mino ward concludes agreement with the city commencing with interchange in 2012. It is Mino Elementary School and 23 visits corps to make with *zuikasumikocho and child of Mino nation elementary school binding friendship interchange agreement together, graduate and others that did the next city this time. After this being the first time that child came, and having observed class in Mino Elementary School, we enjoyed open exchange meeting in gymnasium.
 118 school five or six years students participate in exchange meeting. We show chorus in all the members and welcome after sixth grader met by performance of drums and fifes. Child of Mino nation elementary school introduced food and Traditional Craft of Mino ward by song and dance successively. By present exchange, Mino Elementary School child called out with "apology apology" (thank you) and did and deepened friendship with peaceful atmosphere from beginning to end.

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2018/6/21 news

In the U.K. Karatsu Yaki introduction Taroemon Nakazato in eisan*ko*tsuyu of lecture bamboo flute player Sato [Saga]

 14s Taroemon Nakazato of Karatsu Yaki pottery held lecture for citizens in southern part Winchester, U.K. in this month and introduced charm of Karatsu Yaki with the history more than for 400 years. Bamboo flute player, Kazuya Sato from Karatsu-shi went together and had you played eisan*ko of Karatsu kunchi and get close to traditional culture.
 It was relationship to have accepted 25-year-old male intern that Nakazato was from last year, Winchester with Sue bunch for eight months, and the parents' house of intern undertook preparations for lecture holding. Winchester is ancient city which was capital of England once, and brick cityscape letting you still feel feature in the Middle Ages remains. Civic interest in traditional culture was high and flocked to lecture on 6th so that citizen of 200 more than the number of the seats of hall deepened understanding about Japanese grilled dish.

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2018/6/15 news

Yamagataya "northeastern six prefectures of taste and skill exhibition" begin

 Product exhibition which attracted meal and industrial art objects of the Tohoku district began in Yamagataya of Kagoshima-shi from 14th.
 "Tohoku six prefectures taste and skill exhibition" sell meal and industrial art object of the Tohoku district that revival from the Great East Japan Earthquake goes ahead through, and are the fourth at this time. Products of 76 companies approximately 1,400 form a line from Aomori, Iwate, Yamagata, Akita, Miyagi, Fukushima.
 Of these, eight companies including apple pie using four kinds of apples of Aomori and traditional industrial art object "Odate Mage Wappa" of Akita are the first branches. Cherry of Yamagata that met season or Zundamochi of Miyagi were full of row, many people.
This event is held in Yamagataya of Kagoshima-shi until this month 21.

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2018/6/14 news

- Chugoku that Japanese tradition industrial art object has the first display, convenience and beauty in Changchun

 With "form, tradition of Japanese industrial art object industrial arts" tour exhibition began in Jilin Changchun City on 7th. As for exhibition concerning Japanese traditional industrial art object being held in the city of the Chugoku northeastern part, first this time. Chugoku Shimbun-sha net conveyed.
This exhibition was realized by choharushijimmimmatsurigotofugaijikyomujimusho, Japanese Japan Foundation society, the cosponsorship of the living-in-Shenyang Japan consulate general.
 According to the sponsor, exhibit displayed with main becomes "traditional industrial art object" appointed by the Japanese "Officially designated Traditional craft products industrial development method".
 Hideki Ishizuka consul general of the living-in-Shenyang Japan consulate general "these are industrial art objects with utility used as daily necessities from the start. Craftsman told, ceramic art and dyeing and weaving, metal industrial art object, industrial art object of Laquer Ware, tree and bamboo, many industrial art objects which had convenience and beauty that were born by making use of characteristic of raw materials such as paper, and having adopted technique and technique skillful in were displayed.
 The industrial modernization was made in Japan in the Meiji era and industrial art object which we made by hand was mainstream till then, but changed to industry product for the purpose of mass production by introduction of machine. However, small factory in town which dealt with production of industrial art object in various parts of Japan survived in little amount of production somehow though development of the machine industrialization continued after the Meiji era. In this way, not only excellent craftsman was brought up, but also industrial arts writer who made many individual industrial art objects was born from craftsman of such a small factory in town.
 Ishizuka consul general "Japanese traditional industrial art object displayed by Chinese tour exhibition shows depth of the whole field of Japanese industrial arts and height of quality. Tour exhibition said private communication and cooperation in fields such as both industrial arts culture, we will bring positive effect in the daytime.

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2018/6/14 news

Yamato museum of Hiroshima, Kure including battleship "Yamato" new memento 5 ignition kettle and bubble

 Building place, Kure-shi, Hiroshima of battleship "Yamato" of the former Japanese Navy attacked and sunk in last years of Pacific War by the U.S. forces released five points of mementos of Yamato withdrawn newly off Kagoshima of sinking sea area to journalist. Director Kazushige Todaka of Yamato museum (the city maritime history Hall of Science) which identified memento with canned gunpowder used for discharge of 46 centimeters of one of the world's largest main batteries says with "document which is valuable with accessories only in Yamato".
 Ocean study company "Fukada Salvage & Marine Works construction" that what withdrew received trust of Kure-shi in 2016, and investigated diving of Yamato (Osaka-shi). After pulling up 18 points of mementos in total near the hull of Yamato in original additional investigation, and having received disposal from country, we donated to all Kure-shi in December of the year.
 Having been released this time other than canned gunpowder (approximately 50 centimeters in diameter, approximately 86 centimeters in length) Bizen Yaki Ngk Insulators or valve. It is considered that approximately 3,000 canned gunpowder was piled up on Yamato in those days. One can can keep two bags of gunpowder bags of approximately 50 kilos in weight, and it is said that we used five or six bags for discharge of one main battery.
 We are going to open to the public by two years later after city collating with drawing and photograph of Yamato in the future, and pinpointing setting place, and having pushed forward investigation into memento. Director Todaka told, "it was in the bottom of the sea more than 70 years and we corroded and lost the original form, but want you to see when in fact record of tragedy only remained as well as story when we thought about the history and misery of war".

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2018/6/12 news

National treasure restoration second successful bid Takaoka Doki promotion cooperative

 Traditional Craft Takaoka Doki promotion cooperative association (Director Toshiharu Kajiwara) undertook the reconstruction, repair of metal decoration "tip" attached to roof of Yakushi-ji Temple east tower (national treasure) of Nara-shi from Nara. Successful bid of the reconstruction, repair work will take charge of all the restoration of tip with the second following last December.
 East tower is approximately 34 meters in height in the only building to stay from foundation those days approximately 1,300 years ago. Dismantling repair is pushed forward by Nara from 2009.
 In the association which acquired authorized qualification of bid supplier, new making repairs precious stone and nine-ring decoration on the top of a pagoda, Imperial carriage composing tip of the first work that we knocked down in last December. The second knocks down in the end of May and has main parts including spray considered to be symbol of east tower made newly.
 We have already started the making of model and are going to deliver in the end of December. Director Kajiwara says, "we concentrate all power of association and want to be able to connect to approach, production center promotion and PR".

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2018/6/12 news

We experience traditional culture in Metropolitan Government scenic dome which scenery of Tokyo can overlook, and Traditional Craft experience holds "origin stamp dyeing of Edo Mokuhanga, Edo printed cotton"

... Edo Mokuhanga 14.17 days, for each two days-limited held ... of stamp dyeing 15.16 days

 In arts council Tokyo (Tokyo history culture association), "we are impressed by Tokyo conflicting with tradition." Under the theme of "Approaching Tokyo Tradition," we carry out various programs to be able to enjoy full-scale traditional culture, entertainment casually toward various places, foreigner unfamiliar to traditional culture, entertainment and children. For four days of from Thursday, June 14 to Sunday, June 17, we hold origin stamp dyeing experience of Edo Mokuhanga and Edo printed cotton (edosarasa) becoming new program in Tokyo Metropolitan Government first central government office building south scenic dome which can overlook town of Tokyo.

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2018/6/5 news

Commendation Fukuoka including Traditional Craft Hakata Ori, Hakata Ningyo new item commendation ceremony Prime Minister Prize

The latest commendation ceremony of Traditional Craft, Hakata Ori and Hakata Ningyo of Fukuoka-shi was held on 4th.

In Hakata Ningyo which puppeteer produced for one year, we are lined with the latest Hakata Ori here.
Prime Minister Prize was given 31 works chosen from 121 points of Hakata Ori, Hakata Ningyo 79 points in held examination committee last month.
As for this work which won Prime Minister Prize in Hakata Ningyo, place that expressed strength of samurai westing from under the theme of poet of peaceful last years, westing Buddhist priest was evaluated.

On the other hand, in Hakata Ori, obi which kept color looking good on wide generation and traditional Fumi, presentation pattern alive wins blue ribbon.
Exhibition which attracted prizewinners of Hakata Ningyo is held in Fukuoka-shi from 6th

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2018/6/1 news

It is Ishii strong position trace of Tottori, Yonago for menace of confirmation Mori by Yamashiro trace exhumation of the age of civil strife, creation for 2 degrees

 With Ishii strong position trace of Yonago-shi, Tottori considered to be Yamashiro trace of the age of civil strife, castle creation trace for twice excavated, and city culture association announced on 31st. Old castle focuses on defense function with thing of the mid-16th century. New castle is considered to have enlarged space for staff expansion for fight in the late 16th century.
 The association investigates hill country (1,300 square meters) with steep slope collapse measures business of prefecture from March. Old castle is crescent of 9 meters in width more than 19 meters in length. Other than dried foss and Dobashi-formed remains of an ancient structure, trace which installed wall to prevent invasion of enemy in the east side of moat was found. Wall seemed to be made to shut out enemy who climbed cliff from the foot with board-formed structure.
 New castle buries a part of the old castle and enlarges land. We rammed different types of soil in turn and prepared land. Mainly on Kuo trace of the upper hill, Ceramics pieces such as Bizen Yaki or Seto Mino Yaki which we used in castle were excavated.
 Ishii strong position to be located the west of Hoki country (Tottori middle western district) was exposed to power of Mori who subjugated the Chugoku districts next to Amako of Izumo country (East Shimane) in those days. Against a backdrop of such situation, castle seemed to be maintained. However, we judge the association "to have understood that it was constructed a castle for the first time at the mid-16th century by excavation" because historical materials such as documents were poor. Local briefing session is held from half past 1 p.m. on 2nd.

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