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Kokuto Making : Shisa mask in Okinawa

Kokuto Making : Shisa mask in Okinawa - Yomitan, Japan

Duration: 40 minutes
Location: Yomitan, Japan

From USD
$29.93

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Kokuto Making : Shisa mask in Okinawa

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Let’s make your own kokuto (brown sugar) !
We offer workshops all the year around. You can make your original artwork, Shisa Mask, using kokuto.  Shisa is a traditional cultural artifact of Okinawa, often seen in pairs at the entrance or on the roof of the buildings to protect them from evils.  Shisa is a cross between a lion and a dog.  You can also enjoy biting into sugarcane. 

*PLAN DETAILS

1. Welcome !!
We give you a briefing about the workshop ... More info ›

*PLAN NAME

Kokuto Making : Shisa mask in Okinawa

*OUTLINE

Let’s make your own kokuto (brown sugar) !
We offer workshops all the year around. You can make your original artwork, Shisa Mask, using kokuto.  Shisa is a traditional cultural artifact of Okinawa, often seen in pairs at the entrance or on the roof of the buildings to protect them from evils.  Shisa is a cross between a lion and a dog.  You can also enjoy biting into sugarcane. 

*PLAN DETAILS

1. Welcome !!
We give you a briefing about the workshop.

2.Exhibition Panel
With some exhibition panels, we illustrate the whole process of how sugarcane is grown, from planting to harvesting.

3.Factory Tour
Please learn the process of the production of kokuto.
Our staff clearly explain how to make kokuto, whose process is not so familiar to people.

4.Processing Chamber Tour
After the factory tour, you will be shown to our kokuto processing chamber.
We show you the whole process of how the condensed kokuto is made into kokuto product, and the product is packed into a bag.
Also explained are the ingredients and the effectiveness of kokuto.

5.Workshop
Following the explanation of our staff, you can enjoy pouring condensed kokuto into a Shisa mold. It takes about 20 minutes for the kokuto to get cool and congealed.
It’s so exciting to see how well the Shisa’s intricate face is made, isn’t it?

6.The end of the Workshop
That is all for our kokuto making workshop today.
Did you enjoy the workshop?
We hope you had a good time, and look forward to your next visit.

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