Monday, August 10, 2015

The Craft Town, Higashikawa & “Your Chair”

In the north island Hokkaido, there is a town called Higashikawa and this town is famous for beautiful scenary and their woodcraft industry.

Higashikawa town is located the entrance of Daisetsuzan National Park and it is just middle of Hokkaido island and you will enjoy nice powder snow in winter and flowers such as lavender and alpine flowers in summer.

When you are born in this Higashikawa Town, you will receive the only one in the world, hand made wooden chair, “Your chair”with your name and birthday on it. This is very unique and special present for new born babies from Higashikawa town where you’re born started 2006. The artists and craftsmen established studios together having exhibitions and creating wooded cafe spaces in town. You can enjoy this craft town Higashikawa when you visit there. Smell the wood and smell the nature!