The International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan'05


The International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan'05


International exchange of soil and flame
-From You, From Now, From Here. -

Honorary Chairman

His Imperial Highness, Prince Katsura

Executive Committee President

Governor of Gifu Prefecture Hajime Furuta

Executive Committee Chairman

Mayor of Tajimi City Masaya Nishidera

Period of Exhibition

July 1 (Fri) to August 31 (Wed) 2005 (62days)


Ceramics Park MINO and other places

Admission Fees

  Joint Pass Adults Senior
Advance 1,300yen 600yen 300yen
Doors 1,900yen 900yen 400yen

Project Outline

Main Projects
  • The 7th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan
  • Symposium
  • Designer In MINO’05
  • The Microcosm in a Tea Cup “New Discovery of Japanese Tea”
  • ORIBEX2005 Table Coordinate Contest
  • Minoyaki Special Market
  • Mino Rakuichi Rakuza Free Market/ Sales of Specialty Goods of Gifu
  • Exhibition and Sales of Minoyaki Makers
  • Summer Festival in MINO
  • Exhibition of Sue New Products
  • Lessons for Ceramic Making

Related Organizations


The International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan'05 Executive Committee

Affiliated Organizations

Gifu Prefecture/Tajimi City/Mizunami City/Toki City/Kasahara Cho/Federation of Japan Pottery Manufacturers' co-operative Associations/Japan Pottery Wholesale Co-operative Unions/Japan Tile Industry Co-operative Association/Federation of Gifu Ceramic Industry/The Tajimi Chamber of Commerce and Industry/ The Mizunami Chamber of Commerce and Industry/ The Toki Chamber of Commerce and Industry/ Kasahara Chamber of Commerce and Industry/Gifu Pottery Industry Co-operative Association /Gifu Pottery Wholesale Co-operative Association/ Gifu Tile Wholesale Co-operative Association/ Gifu Ceramics Material Association /Gifu Plaster Mold Manufacturers’ Co-operative Association/ Gifu Ceramics Design Council/ Gifu Ceramic Designers’ Association/ Gifu Oil Wholesale Association Tajimi Branch/Gifu Trucking Association Tono Branch/ Mino Ceramic Art Association/Gifu Institute of Invention and Innovation Tajimi Branch/Tajimi Constructors’ Association/ /Junior Chamber International Tajimi/Junior Chamber International Mizunami/ Junior Chamber International Toki/Tajimi Mino Pottery Museum/Tajimi International Exchange Association /Ceramic Park Mino

Under the Auspices of

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan/ Ministry of Economy Trade, and Industry/ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism/Agency for Cultural Affairs/ Japan Patent Office/、The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency /JETERO/ Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN/ The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry/Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry/Central Japan Railway Company/ The Asahi Shimbun Company/The Mainichi Newspapers/The Chunichi Shimbun/The Yomiuri Shimbun/The Gifu Shimbun/The Mid-Japan Economist/Nikkei Inc/The Sankei Shimbun/ The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd/Nihon Kogyou Keizai Shinbun Inc/ Jiji Press Ltd/ Kyodo News/NHK/Chubu Nippon Broadcasting Co., Ltd/ Tokai Television Broadcasting Ltd/Nagoya Broadcasting Network/Chukyo Television Broadcasting/ Gifu Broadcasting System, Inc /Aichi Television Broadcasting Co.,LTD

Sponsored by

Japan Association for the Promotion of Pottery Industry/Japan Pottery Inspection Association/Japan Institute of Design Promotion/ Japan Design Foundation/Japan Pottery Design And Technical Center /Japan Craft Design Association/ Japan Industrial Designers’ Association / Japan Interior Architects / Designer's Association/The Pottery Design Organization of Japan/ Japan Pottery Design and Technique Protection Council/Gifu Institute of Design Promotion /The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology /Tajimi City Pottery Design And Technical Center/ Mizunami City Ceramic Industrial Technical Laboratory/Toki City Ceramic Laboratory Ceratechno Toki /Tono Seibu Broader-based Local Government Clerical Work Union/ Juroku Foundation for Regional Development

Supported by

JETRO Gifu/JAL Sales Co.,Ltd/ Nagoya Rail Road Co.,Ltd/ Tohnoh Tetsudou Co.,Ltd/ NIPPON EXPRESS

Subsidized by

The Kao Foundation for Arts and Science/Toshin Cooperation Fund for Regional Development/ Japan Agricultural Touto/ Chubu Electric Power Co, Inc Tajimi Branch/ Tono Seibu Furusato Kasseika Kikin/Lions Club, Rotary Club of This Area