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June 26, 2018
Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs
Monozukuri/Takumi no Waza Expo 2018 will be held in August, featuring traditional craftsmanship, which has played an important part in the development of Japan, and showcasing the wonders of cutting-edge manufacturing technology. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience first-hand excellent craftsmanship in the fields of “i (clothing),” “shoku (food),” “ju (building),” and “kou (manufacturing).” A variety of programs will be offered for the enjoyment of all, including tourists from overseas.
From Wednesday, August 8 to Friday, August 10
10 a.m.-6 p.m. *The event ends at 5 p.m. on August 10.
Tokyo International Forum, Hall E (B2 floor) and Lobby Gallery (B1 floor)
(Address: 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
|Last year’s event|
At this event, visitors can not only observe the work of artisans but also participate in the following hands-on activities.
|Kumiko woodwork||Mud ball|
*The event’s website (External link) is scheduled to start taking reservations for hands-on activities around July.
Information will be updated as available.
Monozukuri/Takumi no Waza Expo 2018 is part of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s ALL JAPAN & TOKYO Project, in which the TMG, in cooperation with other regions of Japan, leverages the strengths of “all Japan” to raise the profile of various industries from around the country.
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