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Business "straw art" of the 50th anniversary of the Midori Ward system (was finished)

Last update date March 31, 2020

We produced huge art work "straw art" using "straw" and "bamboo" of Midori Ward product and publicized history and charm of Midori Ward by displaying in rice field which symbolized "agriculture" of Midori Ward.

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Business "straw art" of the 50th anniversary of the Midori Ward system was finished on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
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Business "straw art" of the 50th anniversary of the Midori Ward system conduct report

Business "straw art" of the 50th anniversary of the Midori Ward system conduct report

Production work

Fog is "dragon" of master of pond/about 5m in height

Image of straw art work "dragon"

"Tortoise" which is handed down when it becomes dragon when we grow up/1.3m in height

Straw art work of tortoise

Fog is "horse" with beautiful daughter whom large snake changed itself into of pond/1.9m in height

Straw art work of horse

Why did you make "straw art"?

Midori Ward is area where there is a lot of greenery according to the name, and agriculture is prosperous in the city. A lot of direct sale places of farm products get a lot of fresh vegetables.
In addition, the area of the rice field is the second largest in the city and cooks much rice.
We produced huge art work "straw art" using "rice straw" produced in rice field of such a Midori Ward and by displaying in rice field which symbolized "agriculture" of Midori Ward, publicized history and charm of Midori Ward.

Rice field to see from JR Yokohama Line in Oyama-cho, Midori-ku

It used to be based on history and tradition local than thing local, to know, and by having done in design which made "in what" and people think, people talked with about local history and tradition through straw art work and produced straw art work as the making of with opportunity to know area some other time.
From tradition of Midori Ward "legend of pond fog" of "pond fog produce 3 relevant works of "dragon", and by giving work story characteristics, based on legend of large snake", "horse" remains in memory "tortoise" more; got.

Fog is legend of pond

As drought continued for a long time in the old days for approximately 200 years and was at all in trouble, villages nearby gathered and asked Buddhist priest of treasure bag temple and large Hayashiji, and fog prayed for rain to Benten of pond.
The snake became dragon and rose to the sky when one snake coiled itself around candlestick before altar, and thunder resounded immediately, and large rain fell like waterfall then.
Pond has been filled up by creation construction fog now, but the name remains "fog as pond Park". Benten who prayed for rain is next to park.

Fog is legend of large snake of pond

Female large snake lived in pond, and fog went under the male large snake which lived in Senzokuike (Ota-ku, Tokyo).
One day we were asked "to want you to pick up foot to the crossroads of Tookaichiba-mura as you were hurt" by return that young man of village went to vender for on a horse, beautiful daughter and sent on horse.
We were given three pieces of oval gold coins for thanks, but oval gold coin turned into scale of three pieces of snakes when we went home. We offered the scale in household Shinto altar and did, and after worshiping in the evening, house prospered, and good thing continued in the morning.

Picture of female large snake that fog lives in pond
Female "large snake" that fog lives in pond

Legend, tortoise "became dragon when we grew up" remained, and it was in motif of this work because it was "symbol of growth of child".
With "legend of pond fog" "fog all of department fine art club out of Kirigaoka school in ward described painting to introduce legend of large snake of pond" to.

Conduct event (finished)

Display (finished) in rice field to see from JR Yokohama Line

We publicized history and charm of Midori Ward by displaying 3 works of "dragon" "tortoise" "horse" in rice field which symbolized "agriculture" of Midori Ward.
[display period]
 From Saturday, November 23, 2019 to Sunday, December 1
[shooting spot]
 We installed "shooting spot" that we could take a picture of near work in rice field.
 Saturday, November 23, 2019, 24th Sunday, 30th Saturday, Sunday, December 1 from 9:00 to 16:00 ※Stormy weather cancellation
[light-up]
 From Saturday, November 23, 2019 to Sunday, December 1 sunset - around 20:00
[venue]
 Rice field (Oyama-cho, Midori-ku) to see from JR Yokohama Line

Production (finished) of work size "dragon"

We produced with a total of 54 production volunteers who invited public participation for straw art work of "dragon" of about 5m in height.
[production period]
 From Saturday, November 2, 2019 to Monday, November 18
[venue]
 Rice field (Oyama-cho, Midori-ku) to see from JR Yokohama Line

Patrol display (finished) of work small "tortoise" and "horse"

We went around and displayed "tortoise" and straw art work of "horse" in elementary school, school for disabled children in Midori Ward and use of inhabitant of a ward facility.
[display period]
 From Wednesday, September 11, 2019 to Wednesday, November 13
[venue]
 Eight elementary schools (the Kamoi small, the Takeyama small, the Nagatsuta second small, the Shinji small, the green small, sanhosho, the Yamashita Midoridai small, Kirigaoka school study of Chinese characters department),
 One school for disabled children (prefectural green school for disabled children),
 niiharu village forest interchange center, citizen of Midori Ward Cultural Center green art park, Yamashita area interchange center

Display (finished) at Midori Ward government office of work small "tortoise" and "horse"

We displayed "tortoise" and straw art work of "horse" in Midori Ward the first floor of the government office event space.
[display period]
 
From Tuesday, August 13, 2019 to Friday, September 20 ※For from 17 to 25 on August, it is excluded on September 3, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
[venue]
 Midori Ward the first floor of the government office event space

Tortoise and work of horse which we displayed in Midori Ward government office
"⾺" and "⻲" of Midori Ward government office

Public production (finished) of work small "tortoise" and "horse"

We produced "tortoise" and straw art work of "horse" with a total of 46 production volunteers in Midori Ward the first floor of the government office event space.
[production period]
 
From Monday, July 29, 2019 to Friday, August 9 ※It is excluded on Tuesday, August 6, Saturday and Sunday
[venue]
 Midori Ward the first floor of the government office event space

Sponsorship

Business executive committee of the 50th anniversary of the Midori Ward system

Production instruction

NPO corporation straw art JAPAN (plan, design, production, instruction)

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Business executive committee (the secretariat: Midori Ward Ward Administration Promotion Division Planning and Adjustment Section) of the 50th anniversary of the Midori Ward system

Telephone: 045-930-2228

Telephone: 045-930-2228

Fax: 045-930-2209

E-Mail address [email protected]

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