Washi (和紙:Japanese traditional paper) Hand Making Experience

“Washi” is Japanese traditional paper which is designated an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Washi paper is tough, long-lasting and it feels really nice.

In this workshop surrounded by nature, we can learn how to make washi papers from scratch and make handmade craftworks.

There is a field where “kouzo”, a material of washi papers, grown wild and a water well which they pump water from to make washi papers.

We can also enjoy walking around and having lunch and moreover listening to “Gagaku”, an ancient ceremonial music, performance.

(Hinode Washi http://hinodewashi.tokyo/)

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