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Tradition and Culture Experience

In Hotel Intergate Kanazawa,
We will hold a workshop on traditional industries and culture in the area including Kanazawa City.

Workshops/events

Workshops and events scheduled for March 2020 will be canceled.
If you have already applied, the hotel will contact you.
※We will hold a “Hands-on craft experience.” If you wish, please contact the hotel staff.

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*This photo is for illustrative purposes only.

Kokeshi doll painting experience

You can paint the face of a kokeshi doll dressed in a kimono made from Kaga Yuzen-dyed fabrics whose designs are hand-drawn by Tomohide Niino, a Kata Yuzen artisan.
This workshop is offered by Kanazawa Komachi, a shop opened in October 2018 in the Locoloco Higashi shared house in Higashiyama.

Dates and hours
6 April 2020
13 April 2020
20 April 2020
27 April 2020
11 May 2020
18 May 2020
25 May 2020
1 June 2020
8 June 2020
15 June 2020
22 June 2020
29 June 2020

This event has been cancelled

Fee
1,500 yen (including tax)
How to participate
Reservations are not required. Please come to Intergate Lounge on the 1st floor.
Instructor

Nami Niino, Kanazawa Komachi


Kanazawa Komachi promotes the appeal of Kaga Yuzen dyeing, a traditional craft of Ishikawa Prefecture, by offering an opportunity to paint the face of a kokeshi doll dressed in a kimono made from Kaga Yuzen fabrics, so that more people can appreciate the characteristic smoothness and beautiful colors of authentic Kaga Yuzen fabrics.
traditional industries and culture

*This photo is for illustrative purposes only.

Maki-e lacquer painting experience

You can try your hand at maki-e lacquer painting and take your work back home with you. This workshop is offered by Nosaku, Inc., whose history dates to 1780, when the first owner, Sakutaro Notoya, began a lacquer business in the Musashigatsuji area in today’s Kanazawa City. In the more than two centuries since then, Nosaku, currently under the helm of the eighth-generation owner, has crafted and sold lacquerware while at the same time working to promote lacquering.
The company offers this workshop, ideal for all generations, to get more people to appreciate the traditional Japanese lacquerware.

Dates and hours
October 29 (Thu.) 2019
17:00 – 20:00 (last check-in: 19:00)
Fee
3,300 yen and over (including tax)
How to participate
Reservations are not required. Please come to Intergate Lounge on the 1st floor.
Instructor

Yoshiyuki Oka, representative director and president, Nosaku, Inc.



In this workshop, offered by the eighth-generation owner of Nosaku, you can try your hand at maki-e painting: coloring a lacquer tray with a design and then sprinkling it with gold or other metallic powder as a decoration. Following its founder’s belief that “our shop is for our customers,” Nosaku aims to promote the traditional Japanese lacquer business and culture to new generations to help enrich their lifestyles.
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About Nosaku, Inc.

Hands-on craft experiences

Place: Intergate Lounge on the 1st floor
If you are interested in a crafting experience, please contact our staff.
Daily, 15:00 – 20:00

*This photo is for illustrative purposes only.

■Kaga Hachiman Okiagari tumbler doll painting experience
Time required: approx. 30 min.
Fee: 1,100 yen (including tax)

The Kaga Hachiman Okiagari tumbler doll is a folk toy designated as a rare traditional craft of Kanazawa.
It is also among the 36 traditional arts and crafts recognized in Ishikari Prefecture, and was the inspiration for the mascot of Ishikari destination campaigns.
The doll is considered a good-luck charm for family prosperity, good health and flourishing business, as well as being a symbol of resilience associated with the Japanese proverb, nana korobi ya oki (if you fall down seven times, get up eight).
Why not try making one that looks like yourself or a family member as a memento of your trip?

Okiagari doll painting kits are offered courtesy of Nakashima Menya Co., Ltd.
About Nakashima Menya Co., Ltd.

*This photo is for illustrative purposes only.

■Mizuhiki (decorative Japanese cord) making experience
Time required: 30 min. – 1 hr.
Fee: from 1,210 yen(including tax; the fee varies by design.)

Kaga Mizuhiki is designated as a rare traditional craft of Kanazawa.
Artisans keep proposing mizuhiki designs that are best suited for today’s lifestyles while preserving traditions.
Mizuhiki is considered to connect people and their hearts, bringing good luck.
Why not try making one as a memento of your trip?

Mizuhiki making kits are offered courtesy of Tsuda Mizuhiki Orikata Co., Ltd.
About Tsuda Mizuhiki Orikata Co., Ltd.

Information on tradition and culture experiences

Hotel Intergate Kanazawa

Hotel Intergate Kanazawa

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