Category: Traditional Arts

karikobozu Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival)

As the peach festival approaches, Nishimera-son starts to stain in Hinamatsuri color, and it is glittering in various places in…

Splendid Views of Edo~Snow, Moon and Flowers

The word “Zekkei (Breathtaking scenery)” was so popular that it was nominated for Buzzwords-of-the-year contest in 2014. While TV shows…

Tomo Machinami Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival)

The custom of displaying these hina dolls is said to have originated during the Edo Period, and many families still…

New Year’s Celebration at the Tokyo National Museum 2017

Open from January 2 ! It’s time for the New Year’s celebration at the Tokyo National Museum! We will display…

This is Kyōsai! – Celebrated Japanese artist

Kawanabe Kyōsai (1831–1889) is a leading painter who lived during the tumultuous period from the last days of the Tokugawa…

Teach Me, Master! What is Japanese Painting ?

What is “Japanese painting”? Some people may think that Japanese painting is difficult, serious and conventional. The term “Japanese painting,”…

Hitoyoshi Kuma Hinamatsuri 2017

Hinamatsuri is the Japanese Doll Festival held on March 3rd, or on the Girl’s Day in Japan. Hitoyoshi and Kuma…

Aomori Lights & Paper Pageant 2016/2017

In the snow-covered landscape of monotone, contrast of bright colors and shading and light paper weave is the illumination that…

Aizu Candle with pictures Festival 2017

The candles in which the flower of the season of a chrysanthemum, a peony, etc. is drawn are Aizu’s traditional…

Fuji Bishamonten Festival 2017

Come and pray to multiply your happiness and fortune by a million during the three days of this special festival…

Hina no tsurushi kazari Festival 2017

The Tradition dates back to the latter part of the Edo period and is unique to the Inatori area. Older…

Koinobori by Gunjo Dyeing 2017

It is a true symbol of winter of Gujo performed at the coldest season. *Carried out on January 20 and…

Hachinohe Enburi 2017

Emburi dance is a folk art representative of the Hachinohe area. It is designated as an important national intangible folk…

Comical Edo People by Utagawa Hirokage

Utagawa Hirokage’s representative work “Comical Views of Famous Places in Edo” playfully depicts Edokko (Edo people) having fun and goofing…

Tea Ceremony Experience near Kinkakuji(shared)

The price includes 2 kinds of powdered green tea (Matcha), and dried traditional sweets. Both are made by shops of…

Hagiyaki Kaikan:Ceramic art experience

In the “Hagiyaki Kaikan”, I hold can have you feeling in the body and skill Hagi tradition of the “ceramic…

Chogen no sato: Folk art craft experience

I can make that experience with their own hands the old-fashioned folk art crafted. Let’s make a one-of-a-kind work with…

making a kumiko in Tanihata

Making your own kumiko, a traditional craft The kumiko is a traditional craft that has been refined over centuries since…

Experience making goldfish lantern/Yanai striped cloth

Hands on experience with making “Goldfish lantern” and “Yanai striped cloth”. This one story wooden house was built towards the…

RURIAN GLASS STUDIOS: Blown glass, Kaleidoscope, Stained glass, Fusing experience

- Blown glass experience price: 3,150yen It takes up the cloth of glass, and we are molded to put blown…

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