We will learn how to make a traditional Japanese Itayauma with Product Designer En!
Itayauma date back to Edo period (1603 - 1868) in Akita prefecture (precisely in Kakunodatemachi, Senboku city), a folk toy with 200 years of history!
It was originally made weaving some strips of a beautiful tree trunk called itayakaede (commonly known as “painted maple”).
In this workshop we will Upcycle unnecessary paper bags and wasted wrapping papers to create a unique interior design product!
Choose the colors and the patterns which you prefer and gives life to a very original Itayauma that only you can make!
Discount for children!
Children under 16 years old can participate accompanied by a guardian for only ¥1,000.
Japanese sweets and tea included!
After the experience, enjoy Tsukiji's famous confectionery and tea made in Kyūshū.
Our studio is just a couple of minutes to the Tsukiji Outer Market and Tsukiji Honganji Temple. The activity thus becomes the perfect opportunity to do some tourism around Tsukiji.
This experience is supported by an interpreter guide.
Languages available: English, Korean, Italian.
TeacherEn - Product Designer
DurationAbout 120 minutes
AccessWActivity JAPAN - Tsukiji Studio
6-3-9 Tsukiji, Chūō-ku, Tokyo 104-0045
4 minutes' walk from Tsukiji Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)
Age rangeFrom 6 to 80 years old
From the second participant up ¥5,000
Price inclusionsExperience fee, consumption tax, Itayauma instruction manual (pdf), sweets and tea
Activity details① Introduction
② Lecture on Itayauma Origin
③ How to Make the Components
④ How to Make Itayauma
Number of participants allowedFrom 1 to 8 people
Notice· Please come at the studio 10 minutes before the start time.
· If you are late your participation may be denied.
NoteThis experience is a hybrid-format of entertainment connecting virtual (Zoom) and real (Tsukiji Studio, Tokyo) activities at the same time.
CancellationThe cancellation fee will be charged from 1 day before the event date.
Cancellation policy after the order is completed will be applied in the following cases.
Previous day: 100%
Same day: 100%
Nonparticipation cancellation: 100%
The event may be canceled due to unavoidable reasons such as the teacher's physical condition.