Toyama's food, dance introduced at Milan expo

National Aug 2, 2015

Toyama's food, dance introduced at Milan expo

Food and cultural traditions from Japan's Toyama Prefecture were introduced to an international audience on Saturday during an event at the world expo in Milan. At the food-themed event's Japan Pavilion, a chef explained how to prepare masuzushi, a local raw fish dish, by laying ...

Obama lacquered chopsticks shown at world expo in Milan

National Jul 21, 2015

Obama lacquered chopsticks shown at world expo in Milan

Lacquered chopsticks from Obama, Fukui Prefecture, were shown Monday at the world expo in Milan. Spectators joined a workshop to get hands-on experience of the techniques involved and made a pair each. Wakasa lacquered chopsticks — named after Wakasa Bay — are typically decorated with ...

National Jul 11, 2015

Singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu visits Japan Pavilion at Milan expo

Japanese pop singer and fashion model Kyary Pamyu Pamyu on Friday visited the Japan Pavilion at the Expo Milano, a food-themed international fair, and had a look at high-tech presentations of the country's nature and culinary culture. After a tour guided by Tatsuya Kato, the ...