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【Tabikore FES Special】My Kawaii Kokeshi♪ Make a cute mini-size kokeshi doll!
【Unique to the Region: An Experience Only Available in Sendai!】
June 25 - August 28, 2022 (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
45 minutes to 1 hour
Number of Participants
*This program and its “Festival Benefit” are offered only during “Tabikore FES” (a Sendai Experience Program festival) held from June 25 to August 28, 2022.
Make your own original kokeshi doll! Choose wood from various shapes and sizes then start painting!
Choose either a normal size kokeshi doll (15-18cm) or a smaller cute mini-size kokeshi doll (6-7cm). Then paint your own original kokeshi. Workshop staff will provide instructions and advice.
|Experience Program Name||【Tabikore FES Special】My Kawaii Kokeshi♪ Make a cute mini-size kokeshi doll!|
|Activity Location||At Akiu Traditional Crafts Village, inside Ganguan Kokeshi|
|Time Required||45 minutes to 1 hour|
|Operation Period||June 25 - August 28, 2022 (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)|
|Start Time||Anytime during business hours (9:00-15:30)|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||20people|
|What is included in the price||Experience fee and materials fee.|
|Method of Payment||Pay in cash on the day.|
|Cancellation Policy||There is no cancellation fee.|
|Meeting Spot||54-20 Uehara, Yumoto, Akiumachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0241|
|Meeting Time||Please arrive 10 minutes before your reservation time.|
|Access||--By Public Transportation--|
・Board the Miyagi Kotsu bus heading towards “Akiu Onsen Yumoto” at the #8 bus pool in front of the west side of Sendai Station. Then walk 15 minutes.
・Board the bus heading towards “Akiu Traditional Crafts Village” at the Aoba-dori Avenue bus stop (operated by Takeya Kotsu) *Reservation required only during winter season. Phone: 0224-86-5525
・About 40 minutes from the center of Sendai via Prefectural Road 286, or 30 minutes by using Sendai Nishi Road.
・About 15 minutes from Tohoku Expressway Sendai Minami IC.
Room for about 20 cars (Akiu Traditional Crafts Village parking lot)
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese／Other|
There is an English instruction sheet.
Sendai Kokeshi (Sakunami type, also known as Enakichi kokeshi) are characterized by a simple and modern design painted in two colors, red and black, on a thin piece of wood. Sendai type kokeshi dolls, which had been fading away from popula…
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