Yukihiro Watanabe, JAPAN Forward advisor, is the organizer of Gillie Club, a members-only club that offers a platform for cultural and social exchange and interactions among people with similar interests. He is also chief editor of Labunraku, a web portal supporting the traditional form of Japanese puppet theatre, Bunraku; a producer of events for novice Japanese culture enthusiasts; a visiting professor at Tama University Research Institute; and also serves as executive director for Ryori Volunteer No Kai (Food Volunteer Group), a foundation where member chefs visit disaster areas in Japan and serve food.  


    サントリー美術館で「黄瀬戸・瀬戸黒・志野・織部 -美濃の茶陶」という企画展が始まった。   日本各地、本当にたくさんの陶器産地があるが、大量生産されている物とは違い、手作り陶器は二つと同じ物はない。「土地」という言葉には「土」という