The Foundation for Research and Promotion of Ainu Culture holds an annual Ainu Craftwork Contest, and each year puts on an exhibition of the winners and entries. This year, the works will be on display in Sapporo, Hokkaido from August 20 to 22 and in Tokyo from September 9 to 14.
Ainu Craftwork Contest Works Exhibition
Venue: "Kaderu 2.7" Hokkaido Citizens Activites Promotion Center
(Kita 2-jo Nishi 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo)
Time/Date: August 20 (Sat) - August 22 (Mon), 10:00 - 17:00
Venue: "Yurakucho Asahi Gallery"
(11F Yurakucho Marion, 2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Time/Date: September 9 (Sat) - September 14 (Wed), 10:00 - 17:00 (will end at 13:00 on 14th)
*Admission is Free
*Website: http://www.frpac.or.jp/evt/contest-tenji2011.html (in Japanese only)
*Organizer: Foundation for Research and Promotion of Ainu Culture
*Supporters: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Hokkaido Prefecture, Hokkaido Board of Education, City of Sapporo, Sapporo Board of Education, Tokyo Board of Education, Hokkaido Ainu Association