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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?

Internship starts インターンシップが始まります

Internship will start from Dec. 1st, 2020. We will be reporting how they are doing on the blog and our Social Media. So please cheer them up.

Newly added – ARTIST – Kozy – Setouchi glass photo artist

Hi, I’m Satoko the Head Curator of KoLe. I am very happy to announce a new artist joined us. He has been on a quite unique journey to find himself as an artist. So I would love to write about him here.

New Shop Open! Products of Takashi Morimoto.

Wonderful news! Everyone! Now you can visit a shop to view the products of Takashi Morimoto the our partner artisan! It is called “TASUKI international”. And this is one of dream come true story of a working & creative female.

The view of Shikoku on YouTube

When you travel abroad, it is hard to experience all year round view or hard to pick which season you would like to visit. Here we might have solution.

Our job is NOT just curating.

As a curator what we look for is not onl…

KUDE tray – HAKKAKU –

Bring your favorite things to favorite s…

newly added -ARTISAN- Takashi Morimoto – KUDE SHOUJI certified Japanese traditional craftsmen.

Takashi Morimoto is a KUDE-SHOUJI artisan as well as fixture artisan. However what he creates is beyond what he is trained to make. Learn what he means by “SHU-HA-RI” and “ONKOZANSHIN”.