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The 29th Okinawa Island-wide Yachimun (Pottery) Market

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Hello, pottery enthusiasts and cultural explorers! If you’re looking for a unique and vibrant event to attend this spring, I’ve got just the thing for you. The 29th Okinawa Island-wide Yachimun (Pottery) Market is gearing up to be a memorable event, bringing together the rich tradition of Okinawan pottery. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy this fantastic gathering of art and community.

📅 Event Details

When: March 30 (Saturday) & 31 (Sunday), 2024
Time: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM each day
Where: The Moon Beach Museum Resort Indoor Exhibition Hall (Beach Floor), 1203 Maeganeku, Onna Village, Kunigami District, Okinawa Prefecture
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Admission: Absolutely FREE!

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🌸 What to Expect

This year, an impressive lineup of 39 kilns from across Okinawa, including the picturesque Ishigaki Island, will be showcasing their work. It’s a fantastic opportunity for pottery lovers to meet a wide range of artists, from emerging talents to seasoned veterans. The market is not just about admiring and purchasing pottery; it’s about engaging with the art and the artists. You’ll have the chance to see and touch Yachimun pottery, which encompasses everything from traditional designs to those influenced by Western and contemporary aesthetics.

🍽️ A Delicious Twist

Adding a savory layer to the event, guests who dine at the resort’s restaurant “Corallo” during the market will have the chance to enter a lottery. Lucky winners could find themselves holding luxury prizes, including hotel stay vouchers. It’s the perfect excuse to indulge in some delicious food while you immerse yourself in the world of pottery.

🚗 Getting There

Please note that while there is parking available, the hotel prioritizes parking for its guests. Additional temporary parking can be found at Maeganeku Fishing Port, close to the hotel. However, spaces are limited, so taking public transport is encouraged.

This event promises to be a highlight for anyone interested in the beauty and craft of pottery, set against the backdrop of Okinawa’s stunning natural beauty. Whether you’re a serious collector, a budding potter, or simply looking for a unique way to spend a weekend, the Okinawa Island-wide Yachimun Market is the place to be. Enjoy the art, the food, and the chance to meet the creators behind the beautiful works on display. Remember, admission is free, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to engage with Okinawa’s vibrant pottery scene.


⚠️Disclaimer: Our passion for supporting local businesses drives us to share information about events in the Okinawa area. Please note that Oki Social is not responsible for hosting this event. It’s important to be aware that the event’s host reserves the right to make changes or even cancel the event without prior notice. Some photos and videos may come from various sources on the internet, whether official or unofficial. It is possible that some photos and videos may have been taken from the same event in previous occurrences.

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