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Tsukuba Cultural Foundation: Get In Touch With Traditional Japanese Culture

Author:Author unknown, Issue: November 2000, Topic: Japanese culture

Experience first-hand glass craft while enjoying an international exchange on a one-day bus tour sponsored by the Tsukuba Cultural Foundation. This tour is back for the eighth time this year by popular demand. The Tsukuba Cultural Foundation is planning a bus tour to promote deeper understanding of traditional Japanese culture. Participants will be taken to sites of historical interest in Izura, located in northern Ibaraki and will also be introduced to sandblasted glass craft. There will be ample opportunity for international exchange. Please join us and enjoy a nice day!

Kitaibaraki city is located in the northernmost part of Ibaraki. The city faces the Pacific Ocean and rich in natural beauty. It is a combination of resort in a Metropolitan Area.

  1. Tenshin Memorial Museum of Art, Ibaraki. The Museum was opened on November 8, 1997 to display the works in Izura such as Tenshin Okakura, Taikan Yokoyama. You can enjoy the 3rd Collection of this Museum Taikan, Shiho and environs.
  2. Doyono-mori Fureai Park Glass Studio the 'SILICA'. This facility gives you an opportunity to observe and learn about glass making. You can deepen your understanding about glass craft and you will have a chance to try your hand at sandblasted glass craft.

Date and Time: December 3 (Sun.) 8:45 to 18:00
Meeting Place: Tsukuba Capio (1-10-1, Takezono, Tsukuba city) at 8:45 am
Destinations: Kitaibaraki-city
Capacity: Foreigners 25, Japanese 20
Enrollment: 2000 yen (with lunch) - Please pay on the day of the tour
How to Register: Call the Tsukuba Cultural Foundation at 56-7007 beginning from November 1st. (for foreigners), November 15th (for Japanese) (Closed on Mondays) First come first served.

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