Travelling across the Echigo-Tsumari region while appreciating the distinctive landscape of the region, comprising terraced rice fields on mountain slopes and small patches of rice fields created by the changing flow of rivers.
The national natural monument, Kiyotsukyo Tunnel will be transformed from a place to "look at nature" to "experience nature".
A project featuring past four artworks visualised distictive features such as topography, culture and climate of Echigo-Tsumari. A new work, "the moment of induction of siphon" will be created for ETAT2018.
Enjoy lunch supervised by a Michelin-star chef, Fumio Yonezawa.
One of the must-see terraced rice field in Tokamachi-city. Comprised of over 200 large and small terraced rice fields which look like fish scale make a distinctive landscape attracting visitors from around Japan.
Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia is a remarkable exhibition built around the rhythm and song of yidaki – the instrument also known as ‘didjeridu’.
The artist makes a house with loads of heating equipment as if they would heat up the entire city.
Snowplow which is essential to sustain life in winter in the snow country is stored quietly durign summer. The artist transforms the snowplow in summer into something that generates imagination in an unknown world.
A new artwork by Leandro Erlich which can only be seen from one particular point in the pond in the middle of the museum.
The tour price doesn't include the ETAT2018 passport. Please ensure you will have purchased the ETAT2018 passport before getting on board.
The tours are conducted in Japanese language only. However, there will be a simple documentation with brief explanation of the tour itinerary in English, Chinese and Korean, provided during the tour.
・How to book the tour: You can book the tour through Facebook. Please click the below "Apply here" button. You will be redirected to the official ETAT Faebook page. There, please click the "Book Now" button and enter the required details such as yout full name or name of a representing person (if you're in a group), number of participants, name of the guided tour course of your choice, and date and time.
・Booking period：29 June – 9 September 2018
・Please send the full name of a representing person, number of participants, name of the guided tour course of your choice, and date and time.
・Cancellation is not acceptable once the payment is processed.
・Tour guide will be conducted only in Japanese. But you can get the English documents.
・Please purchase ETAT2018 passport separately.
・The itinerary of the tour may be changed due to traffic conditions.
|The itinerary may be changed.|
|9:30||Meet at east exist of Echigo-Yuzawa station||East exist of Echigo-Yuzawa station|
|1||Kiyotsukyo Tunnel||"Light Cave" by Ma Yansong / MAD Architects|
|2||Visit Isobe Yukihisa Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum of Art||Isobe Yukihisa Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum of Art|
|3||Visit artworks by Yukihisa Isobe||Artworks by Yukihisa Isobe|
|5||Hoshitoge Terraced Rice Field||Hoshitoge Terraced Rice Field|
|6||Visit Shedding House||"Shedding House" by Junichi Kurakake + Nihon University of the Art Sculpture Course|
|7||Matsudai Shopping Street||Visit artworks by Mounir Fatumi and Teppei Kaneuji|
|8||Visit Matsudai Nohbutai||Matsudai Nohbutai|
|9||Visit Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE||Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE|
|17:45||Tokamachi station||Tokamachi station|
|18:40||Tour finishes at Echigo-Yuzawa station||Echigo-Yuzawa station|