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Pottery Festivals in Japan

Pottery and Porcelain Fairs in Japan (from North to South)
Earthenware name:Festival/fair name For more information
Dates
Place
Aizu Hongo Seto Ceramics Fair Aizu Hongo-machi Tourist Association
Tel: +81-242-56-4882
Japanese-language website:
http://www.hongou.aizu.or.jp/kankou/
4 a.m. to noon, first Sunday in August
Aizu Hongo-machi, Fukushima Prefecture
Mashiko ware: Mashiko Pottery Fair Mashiko-machi Tourist Association
Tel: +81-285-70-1120
Japanese-language website:
http://www.mta.mashiko.tochigi.jp/
Late April to around May 8; several days around November 3
Mashiko-machi, Tochigi Prefecture
Kasama ware: Hi-matsuri Festival Kasama Ware Co-op
Tel: +81-296-73-0058
Japanese-language website:
http://www.kasamayaki.or.jp/
Late April to around May 5
Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture
Mino ware:Tajimi Pottery Festival Tajimi Pottery and Porcelain Wholesalers' Co-op
Tel: +81-572-25-5588
Japanese-language website :
http://www.japan-net.ne.jp/%7Etatosho/
2nd Saturday and Sunday in April
Tajimi, Gifu Prefecture
Seto ware:Setomono Festival Setomono Festival Association
Tel:+81-561-82-3123
English-language website:
http://www.city.seto.aichi.jp/e/
2nd Saturday and Sunday in September
Seto, Aichi Prefecture
Tokoname ware: Tokoname Ware Festival Tokoname Ware Festival Association
Tel: +81-569-34-3200
English-language website:
http://www.city.tokoname.aichi.jp/html/ intro_e/top.html
3rd or 4th Saturday and Sunday in August
Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture
Iga ware: Iga Ware Pottery Festival Iga Ware Traditional Industry Museum
Tel: +81-595-44-1701
Japanese-language website:
http://www.igayaki.or.jp/introduction/ display.html
4th Friday, Saturday and Sunday in July
Iga, Mie Prefecture
Kutani ware: Kutani Chawan Festival Kutani Chawan Festival Association
Tel: +81-761-57-3511
Japanese-language website:
http://www.ishikawashokokai.or.jp/terai/ p3/index.html
May 3 to 5
Terai-machi, Ishikawa Prefecture
Echizen ware: Echizen Pottery Festival Echizen Ware Promotion Room
Tel: +81-778-32-3200
3 days starting on the last Saturday in May
Echizen-cho, Fukui Prefecture
Shigaraki ware: Shigaraki Pottery Festival Shigaraki Town Society of Commerce and Industry
Tel: +81-748-82-0873
October 8 to 10 (please confirm)
Koka, Shiga Prefecture
Kyo ware: Gojo-zaka Pottery Festival Toki Festival Association
Japanese-language website:
http://www.toukimaturi.gr.jp/index.html
August 7 to 10
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Tanba ware: Tanba Ware Pottery Festival Tanba Tachikui To-jiki Co-op
Tel: +81-79-597-2034
English-language website:
http://www.tanbayaki.com/index.htm
3rd Saturday and Sunday in October
Sasayama, Hyogo Prefecture
Bizen ware: Bizen Ware Festival Office for the Promotion of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Bizen City Hall
Tel: +81-869-64-3301
3rd Saturday and Sunday in October
Bizen, Okayama Prefecture
Hagi ware: Hagi Ware Festival Hagi Tourism Association
Tel: +81-838-25-1750
Japanese-language website:
http://www.joho-yamaguchi.or.jp/hagi-cci/ hagiyakimatsuri.html
May 1 to 5
Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Tobe ware: Tobe Ware Festival Tobe-cho Office for the Promotion of Trade, Industry and Tourism
Tel: +81-899-62-2323
Japanese-language website:
http://www.iyo.ne.jp/tobe/index.htm
3rd Saturday and Sunday in April
Tobe-cho, Ehime Prefecture
Onta ware: Onta Ware Minto Festival Hita Municipal Office for the Promotion of Trade, Industry and Tourism
Tel: +81-973-23-3111
2nd Saturday and Sunday in October
Hita, Oita Prefecture
Arita ware: Arita Ceramic Bazaar Arita Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Tel: +81-955-42-4111
Japanese-language website:
http://www.arita-toukiichi.or.jp/
April 29 to May 5
Arita-machi, Saga Prefecture
Satsuma ware: Miyama Kiln Festival Office for the Promotion of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Higashi Ichiki-cho Town Hall
Tel: +81-99-274-2111
Early November
Higashi Ichiki-cho, Kagoshima Prefecture
Tsuboya ware: Tsuboya Pottery Festival Tsuboya Pottery Co-op
Tel: +81-98-866-3284
Japanese-language website:
http://www.tuboya.com/index.html
November (please confirm)
Naha, Okinawa Prefecture
 

31/05/2008

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