Kimono “Kitsuke” Experience

Kimono “Kitsuke” Experience

Kimono "Kistuke" Experience "Discover Japanese tradition through the art of kimono." ; “Discover Japanese tradition through the art of kimono.” Experience and learn how to wear a kimono the authentic way, and immerse yourself in Japanese tradition. A...
Moai “Living for the future”

Moai “Living for the future”

Moai “Living for the future” “Connect with the bonds of friendship across the distant Pacific Ocean.” ; “Connect with the bonds of friendship across the distant Pacific Ocean.” Across a distance of about 17,000 km, the Republic of Chile and the Town of Minamisanriku...
Cocoon Art Crafting

Cocoon Art Crafting

Cocoon Art Crafting “Craft a historical art at a restored Edo-era Samurai dwelling.” ; “Craft a historical art at a restored Edo-era Samurai dwelling.” The Iriya district of Minamisanriku once flourished as a center of silk production and was the...
Daioji Temple

Daioji Temple

Daioji Temple “Discover the Pure Land where Buddha resides.” ; “Discover the Pure Land where Buddha resides.” More than 600 years ago, Daioji Temple was founded by Fujiwara no Takahira who is the son of Fujiwara no Hidehira, the third lord of the Fujiwara...
Kiriko Art

Kiriko Art

Kiriko Art “Explore the beautiful Kiriko reflecting the Heart of Minamisanriku.” ; “Explore the beautiful Kiriko reflecting the Heart of Minamisanriku.” During the New Year, the household Shinto altar of the houses in Minamisanriku became bright with...
YES Studio & Octopus Boy

YES Studio & Octopus Boy

YES Studio & Octopus Boy “Meet the Minamisanriku Revival Octopus Society and ‘Octopus Boy’!” ; “Meet the Minamisanriku Revival Octopus Society and ‘Octopus Boy’!” The staff of YES Studio gathers around “Octopus Boy,” a popular character...
Kiriko Art

Handcrafting Traditional “Kiriko” Art

Handcrafting Traditional “Kiriko” Art “Pass on a treasure of memories for the people one thousand years later.” ; “Pass on a treasure of memories for the people one thousand years later.” “Kiriko” are pieces of paper in the shape of good luck charms that adorn Shinto...

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