Category: Traditional Arts

The Kitsutki of castle town walking and Tour of Hi-na 2018

Tour of Hi-na is also called the “girls festival” or “Momono sekku”(the peach festival) because it’s to wish for girl’s…

Chofu Doll’s Festival(Hinamatsuri) 2018

During the event, Hina ornaments and Hina dolls are exhibited in Castle town Chofu district.

Katsuura Grande Hinamatsuri 2018

“Hina (Ornamental) dolls” of 30,000 or more bodies is decorated by Katsuura inner every place, and a town is Hinamatsuri…

SATSUMA HINA-DOLL FESTIVAL 2018

At SATSUMA HINA-DOLL FESTIVAL, we will show off a doll decoration that saw Kagoshima’s representative artistic craft Satsuma Kiriko as…

Tomo Machinami Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival) 2018

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

Hinamatsuri (Doll’s Festival) Saga 2018

“Saga castle hinamatsuri” to tell the arrival of spring to Saga, will have 17th this year. A variety of chicks…

USUKI HINA DOLL TOUR 2018

During the revolution of Tenpo, simplicity and modesty was encouraged in Usuki. Only paper Hina dolls were allowed instead of…

Big Hinamatsuri 2018(TOKUSHIMA)

This festival collects and puts on display used dolls that homes across Japan no longer put out for decoration, after…

Oigami Onsen Bikkuri Hina doll Festival

4500 Hina dolls are displayed on the 15-tiered stand in 6.7 meters wide and 3 meters high. ※Participation fee is…

To make a collage with Origami ~Washi Chigiri-e~(Kyoto)

Washi Chigiri-e is like a collage. You will make a picpure that tear down Washi(Origami paper) to pieces by hand…

Hina no tsurushi kazari Festival 2018

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

Aomori Lights & Paper Pageant 2017/2018

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

Echoes of a Masterpiece: The Lineage of Beauty in Japanese Art

A variety of dramatic stories surround the creation of what are now considered “masterpieces” in the history of Japanese art….

Ukiyo-e of the Late Edo and Meiji Periods

150 years ago, Japan experienced historical changes, from the downfall of the Edo shogunate to the establishment of the Meiji…

Hitoyoshi Kuma Hinamatsuri 2018

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

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…

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