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=Report= The Indigo Colored Tradition of ...

  When I arrived at Amano Kouya with my colleagues one of the first things that I noticed was t…
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Experience the traditional Ai-zome, Japa ...

  “No matter what pattern you decide, this will be unique amongst all the patterns in the…
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=Report= The Art of Making Sekishu-Bansh ...

  I was delighted to hear that I had the chance to go to Hamada-shi, Shimane and experience cre…
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About Indigo Dyeing

“Aizome” (Indigo Dyeing) is one of the Japanese traditional dyeing. Its deep rich c…
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Experience the magic of Izumo’s Shimenaw ...

Touch and feel the same rice straws as the Shimenawa at Izumo-taisha! One of the most striking …
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Check Out Our Shimane Prefecture Promo V ...

With the main focus of “tatara” (art of Japanese sword making) we are proud to show our Shimane…
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Check this amazing video, "Izumo, Japan ...

IZUMO 出雲 – Sunset in the Sacred Land of Izumo Izumo – the land of the gods and thei…
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Bringing Kansai Closer to Shimane

Fuji Dream Airlines will be introducing a new route to Izumo Airport! For a limited time, the n…
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Shimanean magazine spread

The Shimanean: Stories from our CIR's

Twice a year, spring/summer and autumn/winter, CIRs (Coordinators for International Relations) …
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