Matsudai Nohbutai "Satoyama Food Festa 2020 featuring new rice in autumn"


Matsudai Nohbutai is pleased to invite you to enjoy autumn flavours of Satoyama. You can enjoy “pork miso soup with a bowl of new rice” at Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo or book “autumn BBQ” to enjoy outdoor dining experience as you look at “The Rice Filed” by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. You may like to purchase new rice harvested from the terraced rice field as a souvenir.

Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo

“Pork miso soup with a bowl of new rice” JPY100o including tax

The chef’s recommendation is “Pork Miso Soup with a bowl of new rice and locally grown vegetables”. You may like to take away food menu such as “rice in the bowl” from Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo and eat at “Kagamichushin” in the gallery space.

【Time】10:00 – 17:00 (last order by 16:30) / lunch 11:00 – 14:00
・Pork miso soup with a bowl of new rice JPY1000 (incl. tax)
・Daily rice dish JPY880 (incl. tax) ※ available as a take-away
・Onigiri (rice ball) JPY
200 ※ available as a take-away
・Pork soup JPY300 ※ available as a take-away

※ We are afraid we will not serve Satoyama buffet until further notice.

"Autumn BBQ with new rice"

Supervised by CRAZY KITCHEN

Photo by YANAGI Ayumi

Try tasting new rice, autumn vegetables and mushrooms on BBQ in a specially set-up tent outdoor overlooking “The Rice Field” by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. You may like to add options to your BBQ experience such as “harvesting vegetables” or “simple Ahijo”. The BBQ is supervised by CRAZY KITCHEN.

【Menu】freshly cooked rice, Tsumari pork, autumn vegetables, mushrooms and desert
【Date and time】11:00~ / 13:00~ (90 min) on Saturdays and Sundays between Sat 10 October to Sun 1 November 2020

【Price】Adult JPY2700, Child age between 7 and 12 JPY1,700, Child before school age JPY700
【Maximum capacity】Four people per group (Please book two set of BBQ in case the number of people exceeds four)
【Booking・Details】Booking essential:WEB or Phone

※ Price for the child before school age includes seating, drinking and desert. Please share food or book child’s food separately should you think is necessary. 
※ You will have to cut vegetables and cook rice by yourself. Please double check details before booking. 

*We will likely to ask you to follow necessary measures in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19 such as wearing mask, sanitise fingers and hands and taking social distance. We greately appreciate your cooperation.

New rice from the terraced rice field of Kabakov's work

Newly harvested rice from the terraced rice field where “The Rice Field” by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov stands will be availalble for purchse by grams.
【Dates】Saturdays and Sundays from Sat 10 October to Sun 1 November 2020

Kagamichushin - a dining space to enjoy food and art

Artist: TOYOFUKU Ryo

Photo by YONEYAMA Noriko

TOYOFUKU Ryo transforms the gallery space at Matsudai Nohbutai into a food court representing backstreet in the unfamiliar country. Each table seats a spirit of festivals or events of 24 seasons and provides you seating for enjoying your take-away food from Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo while keeping appropriate social distancing from the others.

【Admission】Adult JPY500 / Child age between 7 and 15 JPY300
※ Those who use/take away from Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo is given free access
【Duration】till Sunday 1 November 2020

Straw Art - "Rice Figures - Parent and Child"

Artist: MATSUMOTO Yuma

“Rice Figures – Parent and Child” by MATSUMOTO Yuma

“Rice Figures – Parent and Child” made out of straw will appear in the bench standing outdoor.  Bring your take-away lunch and join them eating onigiri rice ball.

【Duration】Saturday 10 October – Sunday 1 November 2020

Profile of participating artists / supervisor


A creative team to design time, space and communication relating to food. Rathre than mass-produced party food, the team proposes space and communication plans for each different gathering occasion, prepare food so that the experience will be remembered by participants.
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Born in 1976 in Tokyo. Established OfficeToyofuku in 2000 and launched Chiba Art Yobiko and took up a pricipal position. He creates artworks as an artist while work for fostering people work in the art field. He has participated in ETAT 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015, Kobe Biennale 2007 and Setouchi Art Festival 2010 and 2013.


Date and time From Saturday 11 October to Sunday 1 November 2020
10:00 - 17:00 (Last entry by 16:30)
※ Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
※ Closed on Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 July, Wednesday 5, Wednesday 19, Wednesday 26 August 2020.

Matsudai Nohbutai (3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture)

Admission Adult JPY500 / Child age between 7 and 15 JPY300
Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2020 Autumn Special Ticket is valid for entry

For inquiry: 025-595-6180

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