萬古不易 -Banko Fueki-
“Banko-yaki” is a traditional ceramic ware in Mie, Japan.
Located in its main producing area, Yokkaichi, Banko no Sato Center functions as an information center of Banko-ware.
What is Banko-ware? Brief introduction of its origin and the history of development for 300 years.
Located in the producing area, our shop offers the best shopping experience with a wide variety of Banko-ware.
Why not make your own Banko-ware? Our pottery studio has various workshops.*Reservation required
We have various seasonal events here in Banko no Sato Center. For annual schedule, please check the “Events” page. **Some events are canceled or postponed due to Covid 19.
Following are the events in session.
Our center will be closed from Aug. 11 to 15 for summer recess.
Yokkaichi Banko Ceramic Competition 2022
Yokkaichi Banko Ceramic Competition has been annuary held for the development of ceramic industry, and this will be the 36th competition. It is also one of the main events of Banko Ceramic Festival in May.
Prize-winning works for 2022 competition are on the following page.Yokkaichi Banko Ceramic Competition 2022.
Kayari-buta Competition for Children
Customize Kayaributa and win the prize!
・ONLY FOR children under age 13.
・How to apply:Purchase “Oekaki Kayaributa(mosquite coil holder)” at our shop. Customize it by painting and drawing. Take 2 photos and email us with your name,age and address.
・Due : 2022.8.28 Sun.
For more detail, contact us.
Potter-kun’s Library for Your Summer Study
During summer vacation, Exhibition Room is changed in to “Potter-kun’s Library ” for children to learn about Banko-ware.
・Banko no Sato Centere Seasonal Exhibition Room
・Web Page *Only in Japanese