International Ceramics Festival Mino’05 , JAPAN

Outline of Exhibition

Period of Exhibition

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


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

Honorary President

His Imperial Highness, Prince Katsura


Governor of Gifu Prefecture Hajime Furuta


Mayor of Tajimi City Masaya Nishidera


Ceramics Park MINO and other places

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

Supported by

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

Cooperated 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

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