KoLe Shikoku, Japan

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Should you avoid GW in Japan?

What is Golden Week? This article explains if you should pick this time of the year in Japan to visit or not by style of your trip plan.

A story of the hand made needle – local vegetable dyed cotton threads.

When I entered the exhibition hall, I would have never imagined I would end up with a precious tool which was used by the artisan. This unbelievable incident gave me a chance to think about the materials and tools artisans use. This is a story of female artisans dominant traditional craft of our region, Kagawa, Shikoku, JAPAN.

2000 cherry trees planted by local interested people| Mitoyo, Kagawa, JAPAN

If you are in Japan in the right season, I assure you that you will be able to get great cherry blossoms photos all over Japan. But have you ever given thought about “why these trees are there”? Cherry trees are planted all over Japan probably way more than you think. So, I believe there are greater cherry blossoms spots out there. But I just love this spot because of its story. I would love to share the story of Japanese obsession towards cherry blossoms and it given the community a greatness.

[YouTube] Interview with Interns 2020

New contents are up on our YouTube channel now! Our very first International Virtual (online) Internship ended on February 3rd, 2021. Two bright and wonderful ladies, Ly and Linh from Vietnam, joined us as interns. They have left & gave us so much during the internship. One of the best contents they have left us is this interview videos. We have finished editing and uploaded on our YouTube channel. We hope you will enjoy them as much as we did.

How the New Things were Born : one afternoon of our curator

I am a product curator of KoLe SHIKOKU Japan. When you read the sentence, what type of work did you imagine that I do? Here is one of my typical afternoons. I believe one unique thing of being KoLe Curator is the relationship with our artisans and creators. Some say it is unnecessary, but I find it is important and very efficient. Why not find out if what you imagined and what I do is the same?

My 1st Oversea Internship Experience

It’s the final “task” of our internship with KoLe Shikoku, Japan. This task is about whatever we experience as interns during this internship and I believe that there is no better way to do so other than demonstrating my experience through the concept of Instagram – the platform that we have been closely engaged in and developed from. Please enjoy reading ^^

初めての海外インターンシップ体験

私たちのKoLeインターンシップでの最後の”タスク”。このタスクは、私たちがこのインターンシップでインターンとして経験したとこについて、そして、私たちが一番深く携わって発展させてきたプラットフォームであるインスタグラムのコンセプトを通して、私の経験をデモンストレーションするのが最良の方法だと考えました。楽しんでください^^

インターンの体験記 JIPのオンラインインターンシップ

2020年度インターンのリーさんによるインターンシップ体験記

Intern’s Experience Note

Intern’s Experience article from Ly the intern from year 2020.

Bringing local traditional experience to the world & Earning business-running skills for yourself

– Online internship with KoLe by Pon&Con Inc. –
Pon&Con Kikaku Inc., with its mission of “Make small businesses shine,” will be soon recruiting potential interns to help with their KoLe’s Project.