Monthly Archives: June 2011

Kotatsu Festival Raffle 2011

Kotatsu festival  has just launched this year’s raffle page. This year we have a fantastic StopMate Motion Animation Armature, which is designed by Tetsu, a skilled Japanese machinist. He is also our kind sponsor. StopMate  armature  is sold worldwide by … Continue reading

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Origami Animation Workshop

Kotatsu Festival recently held Origami Animation workshop at Tyn-y-Wern Primary School. Originally this workshop was going to be held last year during the festival, and the teacher was Tetsuji Kurashige. Sadly we had some issues, we had to postpone the … Continue reading

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Ghibli Hangs Anti-Nuclear Power Banner

On 16th June, Studio Ghibli, Japanese animation company famous for Spirited away, Ponyo, and other films hung a banner against  nuclear power on its rooftop. The banner says ‘Studio Ghibli wa Gen-Patsu Nuki no Denki de Eiga o Tshukuritai’, which … Continue reading

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Japanese Calligraphy Demonstration @ Craft Fair

We have a great news to announce, Yukiko Ayres,  professional calligrapher based in London, is happy to give us a demonstration at craft fair. She has started learning the art of Shodo from the age of six and now works … Continue reading

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