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posted Feb 10, 2015, 5:14 PM by INFO ICT   [ updated Jan 21, 2016, 7:32 AM ]
Mashiko Pottery Teaware Competition 2015! (FREE EVENT)

【Purpose of the Event】

Be a judge and evaluate 28 beautiful designed teawares created by young pottery artists in Mashiko!
Mashiko is a city in Tochigi prefecture famous for Mashiko-yaki (pottery).

Now Mashiko and Sayama (the city famous for Sayamacha – Japanese green tea in Sayama area in Saitama prefecture) have a competition of new teawares for oversea markets to enjoy Sayamacha. By the due date (Jan 31), 28 of traditional and innovative tea wares have been submitted.
You can take a look and touch the tea wares, then give your evaluation
 – the ranking will be decided based on the evaluation by YOU!


After the evaluation, we’ll have a tea partyLet’s enjoy chatting over tasty Sayamacha and Japanese snacks!

- those people who want to contribute to Japanese society, export high-quality "Made in Japan" products to the world and support Japanese companies for buiding world-class branding! Japanese products lovers are welcome! 

Details as follows;

・ Date

  Saturday February 28th, 2015, 1:30~3:30pm

・ Schedule

  1:30-2:30pm Tea ware (Japanese Kyusu "急須")evaluation
  2:30-3:30pm Tea party

  *Assemble at CLUB PETU at 1:15pm!

  *Details may be changed.

・ Attractive Points 

・ A Special Opportunity to take part in testing of many kinds of Mashiko-yaki (pottery)
・ Be a Final Judge for Mashiko Pottery Competition
・ Your Impression or Ideas for the potteries Contribute to buliding Sayamacha branding  
・ Hands-on Activity; How to brew Japanese Tea with Beautiful Machiko Potteries
・ Enjoy Tasty Sayamacha and Japanese Snacks

Special Gift! Japanese Tea leaves!

・ FREE Workshop
   Sayamacha (green tea) and Mashiko-yaki (pottery)

・ Venue
   CLUB PETU (Harajuku), B1, 1-15-2, Jingumae, Shibuyaku,

・ Deadline for application
   Thursday, February 26th 2015

・ Product Tester (Number)
   15 (Seats are Limited!)

・ Type of Studies
   Workshop, Short Group Interview and Product Testing

・ Qualification
   Welcome to all ages and nationalities (except Japanese)