《20》Hakata Dolls (Part 1)

《20》Hakata Dolls (Part 1)

《20》Hakata Dolls (Part 1)... Hakata's representative traditional craft

- Hakata dolls are one of the most representative crafts of Hakata. Hakata dolls continue to fascinate people with their inherited traditional beauty and craftsmanship.

- The decorations for Kazari-Yamakasa and Kaki-Yamakasa in the article on "Hakata Gion Yamakasa" introduced previously are produced by Hakata doll craftsmans. The decorations for Yamakasa, such as graceful and gorgeous female dolls and dynamic warrior dolls, delight the eyes of many people every year.

- Did you know that Hakata dolls were displayed in the U.S. White House, and were also given to President Gorbachev of the former Soviet Union and former President Chirac of France? Hakata dolls have crossed the sea and are conveying the beauty of Japan to the world. /


- 博多の代表的な工芸品といえば博多人形が挙げられます。脈々と受け継がれてきた伝承美や匠の技が、今も人々を魅了してやみません。

- 以前ご紹介しました「博多祇園山笠」の飾り山笠や舁き山笠の飾りは、博多人形師によって制作されています。優美で華やかな女人像や躍動感あふれる武者人形など、山笠の飾りが毎年多くの人々の目を楽しませてくれています。

- あなたは米国ホワイトハウスに博多人形が飾られ、旧ソ連のゴルバチョフ大統領やフランスのシラク元大統領にも博多人形が贈られたことをご存じですか。博多人形は海を渡り、日本の美を世界に伝えています。