[Finished] Join Our “RICE PADDY ART” Rice Planting Event!


“RICE PADDY ART” Rice Planting Event

“Rice paddy art” is an art form of pictures drawn with rice of various types and colors in a paddy field. We are going to draw world-famous Japanese animation characters by applying advanced surveying technique, which is one of Japanese Agricultural techniques.

The rice planting event will take place as an official side event for the TICAD VI (the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development).

We hope you will participate in this event as representatives of African countries. 


10:00 – 12:00, Sunday 22nd May 2016 (Rain or shine)


West Exit, Oyama Station [MAP], Oyama City, Tochigi Prefecture at 9:00 (We will take you to the venue)


To be announced (Please contact at email hidden; JavaScript is required)


ABE Participants – Free | Other participants – ¥1,000 *Free lunch is included


Clothes that can get dirty (T-shirt, short pants, cap, towel, sandals)

*You must enter the rice field barefoot.

*Transportation is at your own expense.


To apply for the rice planting event, please contact us at email hidden; JavaScript is required including the following information:

– Subject: [Application for Participation in the Rice Planting Event]

– Body: Your name / Nationality / Affiliation / Phone number

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

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