Niseko Summer Fest @ Hilton June 22-24 June 15 2012, 3:57pm via

Enjoy food, wine and art at Hokkaido’s first food festival Niseko Summer Fest, the first food festival celebrating the food, wine and art of Hokkaido, will be held over three days from the 22nd to the 24th of June at Hilton Niseko Village in the Niseko Mountain Resort. During the event, an art gallery will be set up in Pub Ezo on the second floor; workshops and a stall selling the works of local artists and internationally-acclaimed artist ‘Kinpro’ will be available for festival-goers to enjoy. ■Art Gallery Where: Pub Ezo, Hilton Niseko Village 2F When: June 22 2012 (Fri) 11:00 – 21:00 June 23 2012 (Sat) 10:00 – 18:30 June 24 2012 (Sun) 10:00 – 16:00 ■Chisato Shinya (Kinpro): Sapporo’s own illustrator/ artist Chisato’s work is influenced by the nature in her own life. She has started illustrating overseas picture books and doing some interior decorating, and is currently working both domestically and internationally on interiors, apparel, packaging, picture books, and so on. Nature is her constant inspiration, with forests and animals appearing in many of her works. ■Local Artists ●FAF Kobo: pottery, earthenware ●Doumu: sculpted glass artwork ●Nozaka Mokugei Kobo: ornaments, furniture ●Fufu: hand woven goods, furniture ●Yunosato Desk: wooden ornaments, furniture ■Workshop Children and adults alike can enjoy creating their own artworks in a range of fantastic workshops ●Original stencil ●Make a hand-woven coaster ●Original spinning ●Make a felt paperweight For further details, please see the flier PDF. For queries and reservations, please contact the Hilton Niseko Village: Tel: 0136-44-1111 Higashiyama Onsen, Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 048-1592