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Washi Paper Making and Lamp Decorating Experience

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    Learn about 'washi' paper, an Intangible Cultural Heritage, and then dive deeper by using washi to make a postcard and decorate a lampshade. On this experience, you’ll first compare and learn about the differences between Japanese washi paper and Western paper. Afterwards, you’ll wade deeper into the world of washi by viewing the "kozo" (paper mulberry), the material used to make washi, that are grown onsite. Finally, you’ll try your hand at making washi paper as well as designing a washi lampshade! Please note that this experience will be led in Japanese language with limited to no English guidance available. Please contact us if you would like to hire an interpreter for a separate fee. ① Learn all about washi paper at Nihonmatsu’s Washi Traditional Crafts Gallery, including its characteristics, materials, and production method ② Make your own washi paper postcard ③ Decorate a washi lampshade ④ Take home your washi items

    • Days of Week

      Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat

    • Duration

      2.5 hours

    • Adult

      JPY 4,000

    Highlights

    • Highlight #1

      The Nihonmatsu region has been making Kami-kawasaki washi paper for over 1,000 years. Through this tour, you can explore the amazing world of washi by observing its production and raw materials, as well as trying your hand at washi-making and other washi-related workshops.

    • Highlight #2

      Learn how to make traditional washi paper and try it yourself

    Outline

    • Schedule

    • Pickup / Checkin

    • Dropoff / Checkout

      • Meet at Nihonmatsu's Washi Traditional Crafts Gallery

      • Learn how to make washi and what materials are used to make it

      • Washi papermaking experience

      • Lamp Shade Decorating Experience

    Plan Information

    • What's Included

      • Washi papermaking experience
      • Lamp shade making (monochrome or with a colored light)
    • Restrictions

      • 4-8 people
    • Additional Info

      • Opening Hours 9:00 – 14:30
    • Minimum Participants

      • 4
    • Cancellation Policies

      0%

      1 day before to 17:00

      After 17:00, 1 day before

      100%

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    • Adult

      JPY 4,000