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.

Discover

What is Banko-ware? Brief introduction of its origin and the history of development for 300 years.

Enjoy Shopping

萬古焼を買う

Located in the producing area, our shop offers the best shopping experience with a wide variety of Banko-ware.

Experience

Why not make your own Banko-ware? Our pottery studio has various workshops.*Reservation required

Events

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.

Banko Ceramic Festival 2022

Banko Ceramic Festival 2022 is scheduled on May 21 – 22. The festival may be postponed or canceled due to further Covid 19 situation. Please check this HP before your visit.

Yokkaichi Banko Ceramic Competition 2022

Yokkaichi Banko Ceramic Competition had established for the development of ceramic industry, and it will be the 36th competition. It is also one of the main events of Banko Ceramic Festival in May. For application and further information, please contact us.

Yakimono Tamago Class of 2021 Graduation Exhibition

・2022.2.26-3.11
・Banko no Sato Center 1F Library
・Also on our Instagram

Banko New World!

・Presented by Wholesalers’ Youth Association
・2022.2.11-4.10
・Banko no Sato Centere Seasonal Exhibition Room
Web Page *Only in Japanese

ONLY for Domestic Sale