Sightseeing / MI-LAB Workshop

*Entry to this workshop has been already closed as it reached a maximum number of participants.

Optional sightseeing tours will be organized after the conference, which will make a series of daily visit to different suburbs of Tokyo each day. Following the tours, 5-day trip (including 3-day mokuhanga workshop) to MI-LAB, a noted mokuhanga’s residency nearby Lake Kawaguchi will be organized. You can attend one or more tours listed bellow by completing a registration form and sending it by email to:    setsuko.morinoue(a)       * Please change (a) to @.



Kamakura 1-Day Tour

Sept. 15 (Mon)
Visit to Hase no Daibutsu, Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine, Hokoku-ji, Sugimoto-dera Temple, Komachi-dori
Transportation: Train (1 hour 30minutes for one way)
Tour Fee: ¥2,500 + food


Nikko or Hakone 1-Day Tour

Sep. 16 (Tue),
Visit to Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine and other areas / Ride Hakone Tozan Tesudo-line and Cable-car, visit to Ashinoko Lake, may dip in Onsen before returning to Tokyo
Transportation: Train (2 hours)
Tour Fee: ¥8,000 + food


Ogawamachi, Saitama 1-Day Tour

Sep. 17 (Wed)
Visit to Ogawa-machi, Saitama for Tesuki, handmade papermaker’s and Japanese bookbinder’s studios, and hands-on experience.
Transportation: Train (1 hour 45 minutes)
Tour Fee: ¥7,000 + food + paper-making workshop fee


MI-LAB Short Term Residency

Sep. 18 (Fri) – Sep. 23 (Wed),

Schedule Breakdown:
18 (Fri) Leave for Kawaguchiko-cho. Check-in & Orientation
19 (Sat) Trip to Mt.Fuji 5th Station, Oshino Hakkai, Koyo Okada Photograph and Ehagaki Museum, Itchiku Kubota Art Museum
20 (Sun) – 22 (Tue) 3-day mokuhanga workshop. (Sayonara party is planned on 22nd)
23 (Wed) Clean-up and leave MI-LAB at 10am.

Transportation: Highway Bus (1 hour 45 minutes)
Participation Fee: ¥55,000

*For any enquiry for the tours, please contact Setsuko Morinoue by e-mail:  setsuko.morinoue(a)       * Please change (a) to @.