August 27, 2011

August 27, 2011: Ainu Design Paper-Cutting Workshop with ToyToy

***UPDATE (December 9, 2011):
The details regarding the workshop scheduled for December 17 have changed. Please see here for the latest information.


The "Pure Ainu Artist" ToyToy (homepage in Japanese here) is holding a workshop TODAY August 27 in Sapporo on using paper to cut out Ainu designs. He is an expert in this medium, posting almost daily updates of the designs he has created and providing order-made designs. This is the 9th workshop in a regular monthly series. Apologies for not posting this information sooner, if you miss this one, don't worry there will be many more in the upcoming months!

Please contact AINU PRIDE PRODUCTIONS if you need assistance in getting more information or making reservations.






Ainu Design Paper-Cutting Workshop


Volume 9: August 27 (Sat)
Volume 10: September 18 (Sun)
Volume 11: October 15 (Sat)
Volume 12: November 19 (Sat)
Volume 13: December 17 (Sat)

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Venue: Promise Sapporo Customer Service Plaza 2F
Shimizu Building, Nishi 4-10, Minami 2-jo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
(TEL: 011-231-8771)

Participation Fee: 1500 yen (including cost for materials)

Please bring a pencil, eraser, scissors you are used to using, and any origami or paper that you would like to use.

All ages are welcome!

ToyToy will teach you the simple yet deep spirit of the Ainu forebears embodied in the designs.  Won't you try making Ainu designs? And perhaps send them as a gift to the disaster-stricken areas?

Reservations and Contact: ToyToy-Ya
Email:; TEL/FAX: 011-827-9436


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