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Japanese traditional crafts

Spring annual event, 333 koinobori (carp banner) swim at Tokyo Tower

An annual spring project, 333 koi-nobori (carp streamers) and one sanma-nobori (saury streamer), are on display at the Tokyo Tower from 5 April (Tue) to 8 May (Sun).From 29 April…

Kintsugi: How A Japanese Art Treasures Scars

Kintsugi, a traditional Japanese repair technique, features in a film at the Expo 2020 Dubai. As a representation of traditional Japanese crafts, sharing the spirit and art of Japan with…

Traditional crafts of Japan, KOUGEI EXPO in AICHI 27-29/11

KOUGEI EXPO IN AICHI, one of the largest traditional craft fairs in Japan, will take place at Aichi Sky Expo in Tokoname, Aichi from 27th (Sat) to 29th (Mon) November.…

Modern Sports x Traditional Japanese Fan, Back to Edo

Komaruya Sumii came out with a limited-edition Japanese fan: Sports Kyo Uchiwa Fan, designed as “If today’s sports existed in the Edo era (1603-1867)”.

Studio Ghibli films now as Japanese kanzashi hairpin

Wargo presents a new range of kanzashi (hairpin) inspired by Studio Ghibli’s timeless masterpieces “Kiki’s Delivery Service” and “Spirited Away”. Available from 20th August 2021.

What is Muslim Kakejiku? Japanese Hospitality via Traditional Crafts

I’m Yuichi Nomura, managing director of Art Nomura, a manufacturer of kakejiku—Japanese hanging scrolls. (a deputy representative of Kansai Association of Business Promotion for Muslim) We’ve been in business for 50…