The Suzuki house in Fukushima city, Fukushima prefecture moves to Minkaen. The visitors can enjoy its various art performances such as ‘Jūnikagura of Kanazawa-kuromuna shrine’ and demonstrations of making Tuchiyu wooden doll(kokeshi) with a spinning lathe by one preson, hear Fukushima folk stories and buy Fukushima products.
* A large number of visitors is expected on these days. Do not bring any tripod or monopod and please follow Minkaen staff instruction.

  • Date: Oct. 14th (Sat.), 15th (Sun.)
  • Time: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM * Entrance until 4:30 PM.
  • Place: Shin-Etsu regional village

Traditional performing art ‘Jūnikagura of Kanazawa-Kuromuna shrine’

    • Date & Time: Oct. 14th (Sat.) ① 1:00 PM – ② 2:30 PM –
      Oct. 15th (Sun)  ①11:00 AM – ②1:00 – ③2:30-
      (Each performance: about 30 min. The place opens 45 min in advance)
    • Seating capacity: 40 people (in arrival order)
    • Performer: Society for preservation of Kanazawa-kuronuma shirne Jūnikagura
    • Place: The Sasaki house(6)
Traditional performing art ‘Jūnikagura of Kanazawa-Kuromuna shrine’

Traditional performing art ‘Jūnikagura of Kanazawa-Kuromuna shrine’

Demonstrations of making Tsuchiyu-kokeshi(wooden doll)

  • Date & Time: Oct. 14th, Sat. 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Oct. 15th, Sun. 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    *There might be no one there during the rest time of the craftsman.
    *If there are too many people, entry will be limited
  • Demonstration: Kunitoshi Abe(Received Award from the Ministry of Education and the chairman’s award at the 62th the national kokeshi festival)
  • Place: The Sasaki house(6)
Demonstrations of making Tsuchiyu-kokeshi(wooden doll)

Demonstrations of making Tsuchiyu-kokeshi(wooden doll)

The special products and tourist information of Fukushima city
Sales of honey and ika―ninjin(local dish) and distribution of Fukushima sightseeing information and brochures.

  • Date & Time: Oct. 14th Sat., 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Oct. 15th, Sun. 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    *Finished when sold out

Folk stories of Fukushima city
Folk stories in Fukushima city are told in the local dialect.

  • Date & Time: Oct. 14th , Sat. 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Oct. 15th, Sun. 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Performer: Yaeko Abe, Atsuko Chikano
  • Seat capacity: first 35 people (each performance)
  • Place: The Suzuki house(2)
Folk stories of Fukushima city

Folk stories of Fukushima city