Murakami Lacquerware, A local craftwork with a long history.
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Murakami Lacquerware – The Specialty Handicraft of Niigata

Sponsored by Murakami City During my trip to Murakami city, I learned about the numerous “charm points” of this interesting town. Besides beautiful beaches and delicious food and drink, Murakami also has a history of making “Tsuishu” or red lacquerware. Most westerners would typically associate…
Nakanojo Biennale , An art festival at Nakanojo town, Gunma prefecture, Japan.
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Nakanojo Biennale – Meet the Artists Beautifying the Japanese Countryside

Sponsored by Nakanojo tourism association Margherita Marchioni (Left) with Kazue Taguchi (Right) Starting on September 9th, the town of Nakanojo, Gunma will begin their 6th Biennale. This art festival, which is held in the rural Gunma town every other year, combines eager young artists and…