[New article] The Hands that Continue a Festival for a Thousand Years

 

Washi paper. Japanese cutlery. A bamboo dresser…

Known as a production center of traditional crafts for more than a millennia, the city of Echizen in Fukui Prefecture will, for its third year, host this year’s Sennen Mirai Kogei Festival, themed Echizen Craft Mirai CoNEXTion. With the portmanteaux of “connection” and “next,” the two-day festival is set be filled with potential, where the production area, the makers, the clients, the craftsmanship, and the very future work in synergy together.

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