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2018/6/22 event

We display in gentle light, old and new Gifu Chochin contest Gifu-shi

 Display to introduce work of traditional industrial art object "Gifu Chochin" of Gifu-shi to is Gifu Branch lobby in business and industry of city Wakamiyacho and is opened. 13 points from traditional lantern to design to modern house environment line up and can touch the world of wide Gifu Chochin.
 In the shop, we planned lobby exhibition to introduce local industry of each place to and prepared local tradition industrial art object by cooperation of Gifu Chochin cooperative association (Director Morihiro Ozeki) this time.
 We use Mino Washi of having spare time, and oriental lamp inheriting old style that took lacquer work to leg is fixed in the center. In addition, we introduce small lantern which pushed design which can inflect as interior. Old and new various works form a line, but gentle light that we made use of all Washi Paper in gets a lot of looks.
 Director Ozeki told, "we have you know that Gifu Chochin had various kinds from Japanese style to Western style". Display is plan until the beginning of August.

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2018/6/22 product

It is collaboration with Starbucks and Hoshino resort…Horror of traditional industrial art object "Tsugaru biidoro" studio

 Glass studio where north seas glass (Aomori-shi) produces Aomori designation tradition industrial art object "Tsugaru biidoro" alone. It is a certain ability company that Aomori Master of Traditional Crafts is registered at three among 25 craftsmen, but we are young, and, as for the average age, there is vigor with 30 years old.
 "Work to be possible if we remember a lot of technique increases, but does not force to do. Taking the spirit of self-advancement of craftsmen into account, it is Manager Hiroyuki Nakagawa of demeanor that is kind saying we are going to stretch out good place, but research feeling and passion to sell approximately 1,000 kinds of products in color development and technique study more than 100 colors are driving forces of company to inherit from predecessors in the family line.
 Craftsmen make use of each power and produce Tsugaru biidoroo today. Work that NEBUTA series imaged "Aomori Nebuta Festival." We expressed Nebuta that was full of colors by eight colors of coloration, but we added white to work and brought close to current impression following the fact that impression of Nebuta whitened under the influence of LED bulb which had begun to be adopted from 2010.
 This work which we made adjustment that matched traditional technique in the times on is elected as "superior district article for sale which Japan should be proud" of for 3 consecutive years by The Wonder500.
 We are active in cooperation with other companies. Hoshino resort to set up three hotels in Aomori adopts glass product of north seas glass now at hotel of all. Above all, we took in, and Tsugaru biidoroo released culture experience of Aomori to "Hoshino resort Aomori person" whom we featured the theme of on spa facility "former hot water" from remodeling, April. Five colors, approximately 100 pieces of glass fitted in window of bathhouse are reflected in bathtub and are crowded. Hot water went up, and lighting of floating ball became space where rocking, heart and soul warmed in place.

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2018/6/22 Officially designated Traditional craft products

"Kumano Fude" that writing brush maker made up its mind for survival success story

 It is common to work out "strategy" to win when we enter new market, what kind of requirements are really necessary? This free e-mail magazine, by "chatting about various topics of "strategic management," nominate makeup writing brush maker "Hakuho temple" for example, and explain about strategic position.

 pojishonningu (position collecting)

 Article that we were impressed by if this was like "strategy" was on the Asahi Shimbun before a little.
 It is company founded in 1974 called makeup writing brush maker "Hakuho temple". The head office of "Hakuho temple" is in Kumano-cho, Hiroshima and is known for "Kumano Fude" to be informed from the Edo era, and local, tradition technology is accumulated, and high quality writing brush is made. Originally it was foreign film writing brush maker, but it was in a situation that production moved to Chugoku, and order decreased and must think about survivor.
 Therefore it was "makeup writing brush" to have fixed by chance to find means of escape. Very on investigation there was not convenient writing brush and therefore we reviewed "strategic position" (we play here) after making a firm resolution and decided to bet on this "makeup writing brush" saying that we found means of escape here.

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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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2018/6/21 event

Primary schoolchild occupation experience event "kids town" long-established store company is cooperation, vendor and craftsman experience in Nihonbashi /Tokyo

 The event that well-established company and group cooperate, and participant experiences various occupations of Nihonbashi. We know the history and culture of Nihonbashi to children and hold for the purpose of having you be interested from 2015. Primary schoolchild more than a total of 600 challenged occupation experience according to Edo cherry tree which became venue in basement and each participation shop of Nihonbashi.
 White police motorcycle conquest experience by police station central as for the program and window duties in Sumitomo Mitsui Banking. It is 32 kinds in total in waiting on customers and production sale at store of department store, commercial facilities, two days including sightseeing PR in antenna shop. 14s present head of a household Shigeo Yoshida taught folding fan painting to direct children in well-established folding fan shop "ijosen" founded in 1590, and long-established store experience program called popularity in Nihonbashi Nara.
 In well-established department store including Nihonbashi Takashimaya and Mitsukoshi Main Store, production sale experiences of Japanese confectionery were performed in making of glass experience, Japanese confectionery specialty store "*ta**honho" (eitarousohompo) founded in 1857 in long-established store "tenka* of Edo Kiriko" which inherited origin and done Edo Kiriko elevator girl experience in uniform of child size of special order Nihonbashi.

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2018/6/21 event

Bizen Yaki of living national treasure is three folds of exhibitions in gallery of Ise, too

 At "gallery beauty Land of Fukiage, Ise-shi, Mie," Bizen Yaki exhibition is held. We collected approximately 450 points of works of famous writers such as living national treasure and young ceramists. Until 24th. Tuesday fixed closing day.
 It is told to be in the latter half of the Heian era in the origin of Bizen Yaki. Soil taste that spends time while temperature-regulating, and bakes without using glaze (we say we bake), and is strong, and is simple is characteristic.
 In venue, it is prepared from vase and bowl of solid style, traditional classic including beer mug and coffee cup which we use every day, and there is to modernistic work and conveys charm of natural, beautiful Bizen Yaki.
 Representative Mitsuru Hisadome of gallery if "let choose flower if can grow, flow into, "is said to Bizen Yaki liquor deliciously". We say, we want life to take in casually while enjoying traditional technique.

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2018/6/19 event

We worship in handmade wind-bell cool Toki-shi

 It is opened in Toki Tsu public hall of Tokitsuchotokiguchi, Toki-shi, Gifu, and "wind-bell festival" to give glory to wind-bell of Mino Yaki which local people handcrafted plays cool tone. Until July 7.
 Open in 2016 every year to have taste cool feeling, the third. Approximately 20 inhabitants who attended "course hosted by public hall made with wind-bell" in April produced by potter's wheel molding and approximately 120 hall user and others painted in unglazed teacup which they ordered from hometown ceramics place and completed this year.
 We cross bamboo which we gathered in hometown near doorway and decorate approximately 350 wind-bells which design of character of watermelon and popular animation was described in, and tone echoes in hall whenever wind blows.

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2018/6/19 product

We develop setup kimono to be able to wear without new kimono brand "lemon" dressing by well-established collaboration in Japanese dress

 "Watabun" (innards) announces new brand "lemon" (Les mondes) with "good luck Takumi Kawazome" (we quit and cannot exchange carry).
 "Good luck Takumi Kawazome" is noble family of Kyoto freehand drawing yuzen. It is gaiety and traditional kimono brand full of dignity. And noble family "Watabun" of Nishijin Ori known as obi done using high texture technology and technique of dyeing and weaving.
 By two well-established projects known as Japanese binding, the latest setup kimono comes up this time. We completed kimono as "fashion category" to be able to dress well freely every day by adding new idea to strong kimono of image called special clothes so far.

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