• We choose to cultural scenery "20th century inheritance of Arita of Japan"!
  • Watch
  • Experience
  • Eat
  • Walk
  • The Hizen ceramic ware zone
  • Hizen Saga late Tokugawa period revolution exhibition

Today's Recommendation:

Souvernirs that will remind you of your time in Japan……
…You can find your favourite item in Arita!
Arita-yaki - Hana no Utsuwa - Taizan

"Oval curry plate"
Longtime seller products for more than 15 years.
It is a popular ceramic vessel which can be used for curry pasta, hamburger steak, boiled fish etc.

Arita-yaki - Hana no Utsuwa - Taizan

Seasonal Event Information

  • The 14th Arita Hinamatsuri Festival

    With plenty of colourful Arita porcelain, this festival announces the arrival of spring.
    [Date] From February 10 (Saturday), to March 18 (Sunday), 2018

  • Opening of the Climbing Season of Mt. Kurokami

    Mt. Kurokami was appointed one of the "100 Greatest Japanese Natural Areas to be Conseved for the 21st Century"
    [Date] Every year on the first Sunday of April

  • Magarigawa Cherry Blossom Festival

    The Cherry Blossom Festival is held to pray for safety, plentiful harvest, the prosperity of the local industry and the health of Arita's inhabitants.
    [Date] Sunday, April 9, 2017

  • Tango Rhododendron Festival

    Enjoy rhododendrons, cherry trees, azaleas and wisteria in full bloom!
    [Date] Saturday, April 15, 2017

  • Arita Ceramics Fair

    The Arita Ceramics Fair is Japan's largest ceramics market, visited by porcelain lovers from all over the country.
    [Date] Every year from April 29 to May 5

  • Arita international ceramics exhibition

    An open exhibition of unpublished ceramics
    [Date] April 29, 2017 (Saturday, celebration) - Sunday, May 7

  • Touso-Sai - A Festival for the Father of Arita Porcelain

    This festival is dedicated in gratitude to Ri Sanpei, the "Father of Arita-Porcelain" who initiated the development of Arita's ceramic industry.
    [Date] Every year on May 4

  • Firefly Viewing Festival

    [Date] Saturday, May 27, 2017
    Place: Parking Space in front of the East Branch of Arita Town Hall

  • Arita Summer Festival Firework

    In the scope of this summer festival, the people of Arita express their gratitude towards their ancestors.
    [Date] Saturday, July 29, 2017

  • Arita Window Display Contest

    High school students shape Arita!
    [Date] From Saturday, July 29, 2017 to Sunday, August 27

  • Juuhachi-Ya (Night of the 18th)

    The highlights of this event are groups of young men performing a dynamic quarrel and a self-made pinwheel firework.
    [Date] Every year on August 18

  • Arita Sarayama Festival

    The highlight of this festival is the porcelain plate dance "Sara-Odori", which is only performed in Arita, the birthplace of Japanese porcelain.
    The Sara-Odori parade is a must-see for every visitor of Arita.
    [Date] Sunday, October 22, 2017

  • Arita Food and Agriculture Festival

    Arita which is full of crops of nature.
    Other than sale of delicious farm products and artefact, events to be able to enjoy in families are varied.
    [Date] Sunday, November 26, 2017
    Place: Arita Town Hall agency lap

  • Sue, Arida porcelain Festival of the thirteenth autumn

    Enjoy Arita's ceramic culture, rich nature and good meals served on splendid ceramic dishes.
    [Date] From Wednesday, November 22, 2017 to 26th Sunday

  • Arita Ishiba Sumo Tournament

    This event is a ritual sumo tournament devoted to a mountain god of the Izumiyama Quarry.
    [Date] Sunday, November 12, 2017

  • Nige Mochi Festival

    [Date] Every year on the night of November 22
    Place: Shimohon-district, Arita

  • Event at the Turn of the Year: Arita's Porcelain Bowl Illumination

    Visit Touzan Shrine for hatsumode (the first Shinto shrine visit of the New Year) and enjoy the fantastic illumination with more than 1000 votive candles made from porcelain.
    [Date] Every year in the night between December 31st and January 1st until about 2:00 am.

  • The 14th Arita Hinamatsuri Festival

    With plenty of colourful Arita porcelain, this festival announces the arrival of spring.
    [Date] From February 10 (Saturday), to March 18 (Sunday), 2018

We see list

  • The Doll's Festival of Arita that hina doll of porcelain colors town. We seemed to skid in time in the Edo era if we walked nostalgic cityscape with kimono. In this spring, does young bird not make in Arita leisurely slowly?

  • Oldness and "Hizen" of porcelain which can feel the skill and the beauty, scenery which the history and tradition cultivated for the five senses. Do you not go on a trip, too?

  • It is promotion video of Saga, Arita-cho. Please enjoy picture clogged up with charm of latest Arita-cho.

  • Product from Arita-cho, Saga that has begun to move for the Tokyo Olympics of 2020 for inbound, hospitality business.
    We harmonize traditional Arita ware making with "Japanese dishes" authorized by world's cultural heritage and, under the theme of breakfast, entertain overseas customer with container and ingredients selected carefully at hotel of metropolitan area.

  • Ceramic ware make PROJECT to adopt technique of Hizen 400 years for make of woman, and to rebuild as art of the beauty.
    Project begins to move in order to make all women beautiful in the Hizen ceramic ware zone of Saga, Nagasaki.

  • Modishness that tradition of 400 years and modern sensitivity shine. Video which took a trip to village "Arita-cho" and "Hasami-cho" of ceramic ware was completed!


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