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Nara college gets crafty

by Magdalena Osumi

Staff Writer

Japanese arts and crafts often emphasize simple beauty. This weekend, Ohara Wafuku Gakuen College welcomes visitors to see this up close at its school market.

Wood, clay, glass and Japanese lacquer craft works will all be on sale.

Japan’s Traditional Art Craft Market in Nara will take place at Ohara Wafuku Gakuen College in Tomio Motomachi on Oct. 5 and 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.japancraftmarket.jimdo.com (in Japanese).