Echigo-Tsumari Art Field

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2020 Winter “SNOWART”

Sat 15, Sun 16, Sat 22, Sun 23, Mon 24, Sat 29 Feb and Sun 1 Mar 2020

posted November 29, 2019
SNOWART use the pure white snowfiled as a canvas for artworks which visitors are invited to see, play, and feel while enjoying local winter delicacies.

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(1) Echigo-Tsumari Snow Fireworks 2020 / Gift for Frozen Village 2020

"Seeds of light" glow on the vast white snow field while the large fireworks lights up the night sky.
Participating artists: Kyota Takahashi (Gift for Frozen Village) / mica bando (music)
Date & Time: 19:00- Sat 29 Feb 2020
Atema Kogen Resort Belnatio
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(2) Official guided tour - going to Snow Fireworks: 100 seats only!

The tour takes you to experience SNOWART and then to see Snow Fireworks. Two lunch occasions during the tour will be yukimigozen at a local village as well as special luch prepared by CRAZY KITCHEN.
Depart on Sat 29 Feb 2020 for sleeping overnight. 100 seats only.
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(3) Official guided tour - from and to Echigo-Yuzawa station - a day trip to Echigo-Tsumari

A day trip to experience life in a snow country. Enjoy Yukimigozen served in bowls and plates which have been used in a village for generations.
Dates: Sat 15, Sun 16, Sat 22, Sun 23 Feb 2020
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(4) "Snowy Wonderland" at Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE

There will be events and artworks you can enjoy at three venues inluding inside and outside Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, and Matsudai Nohbutai.
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Participating artists: Yoshiaki Daihatsu, Takafumii Fukasawa, YORIKO, Junichi Kurakake, Michiyoshi Isozaki, Jin Hasegawa, Snow Art Niigata Unit, Norio Horikawa
Sat 18 Jan - Sun 22 Mar 2020

(5) "Preserved food from around terraced rice field" at Matsudai Nohbutai

The exhibition features villages participating in Matsudai Tanada Bank through their distinctive and traditional cooking and preserving foods.
Duration: Sat 18 Jan - Sun 22 Mar 2020 (closed on Wed)
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(6) Other programs

<Exhibition returned>
Story of Bijin Hayashi - secret of beautiful beech tree forest in satoyama

The exhibition revelas secret of beauty of the beech tree forest from Satoyama life with beech tree forest and their ecology in a snow country.
Till Sun 15 Mar 2020 (closed on Tue)
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"House of Light" by James Turrell

The artwork by James Turrell, the artist of light, serves also as an accommodation.
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Depart on 12 Jan: Torioi & Dondoyaki Yukimigozen Tour

The itinerary of this popular guided tour includes eating distinctive winter delicacies on special tray (yukimigozen), a ritual for wishing for good harvest (torioi) and dondoyaki.
Sun 12 - Mon 13 Jan 2020
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(7) Special tickets

Two special tickets for the winter season are on sale.

1. Special ticket

Adult JPY2,000 / Child age under 15 JPY500 (Free for child before school age)
The ticket will give you access to Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, Matsudai Nohbutai (including snow activities), Matsudai History Museum, Kyororo, House of Light

2. Special ticket with admission to Snow Fireworks

Adult JPY3,500 / Child age under 15 JPY1,200 (Free for child before school age)
This special ticket gives you access to facilities listed above plus admission to see Snow Fireworks.
Validity Sat 18 Jan - Sun 22 Mar 2020
Sale period From mid Dec 2019 - Sun 22 Mar 2020
※ Special ticket with admission to Snow Firework will be sold until Sat 28 Feb 2020
Where to buy these tickets Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, Matsudai Nohbutai, Echigo-Tsumari On-line Shop and more
Photo:Gentaro Ishizuka, Osamu Nakamura, Ayumi Yanagi
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Event Information

Dates

Saturday, February 15 2020
Sunday, February 16 2020
Saturday, February 22 2020
Sunday, February 23 2020
Monday, February 24 2020
Saturday, February 29 2020
Sunday, March 1 2020

Location

Echigo-Tsumari Region
Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE, NUNAGAWA Campus, Atema Kogen Resort, Belnatio and more

Cost

Special ticket: Adult JPY2000 / Child age under 15 JPY500

Special ticket with admission to the Snow Fireworks: Adult JPY3,500 / Child age under 15 JPY1,200

Free for child before school age

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