Sanriku Blue Line Project Sep.23th-Oct.9th,2022

  • 2022
  • Experience
  • Interact
  • Appreciation
  • Date

    Sanriku Blue Line Exhibition September 23, 2022 (Fri, holiday)~October 9,2022(Sun)
    Opening Ceremony September 23, 2022 (Fri, holiday)

  • Time

    Opening Ceremony 13:00~14:00

  • Locate

    Sanriku Blue Line Exhibition Nonoda area
    Opening Ceremony Yumemi Park

  • Fee

    Free admission

Sanriku Blue Line Project ~Sharing our world, centuries beyond~

The Sanriku Blue Line Project will decorate the area around Ofunato Station with artwork made of several types of tiles inspired by the blue sea of Sanriku.
The tile artwork was created through a series of workshops with local residents, mainly with the children, and with the elementary school students in Iwate Prefecture.
An opening ceremony will be held to commemorate the exhibition. Admission is free, so please come and visit.

【Opening Ceremony】

  • Date:September 23, 2022 (Fri, holiday)13:00〜14:00
  • Locate: Yumemi Park
  • Fee:Free admission


By car:
From Sendai: Take the Sanriku Expressway and exit at Ofunato-Goishi Kaigan IC, and drive 9 minutes.
From Morioka: Take the Kamaishi Expressway and exit at Miyamori IC, and drive 60 minutes via route 107.
From Miyako / Kamaishi: Take the Sanriku Expressway and exit at Ofunato IC, and drive 11 minutes.

By bus:
From Sendai: Sendai Eki Mae to Ofunato Station (about 3 hours 43 minutes)
From Morioka: Morika Bus Center or Morioka Station to Ofunato Station (about 3 hours 13 minutes)

By train, BRT, etc…:
Coming via JR Ichinoseki Station
From Sendai
JR shinkansen Sendai to Ichinoseki (about 30 minutes)

From Morioka
JR Tohoku Main Line Morioka to Ichinoseki (about 1 hour 30 minutes)
JR shinkansen Morioka to Ichinoseki (about 40 minutes)

From Ichinoseki Station:
By bus: Ichinoseki Eki Mae to Ofunato Eki Mae (about 2 hours 15 minutes)
JR Ofunato Line Ichinoseki to Kesenuma (about 1 hour 30 minutes)
>>>> JR Ofunato Line BRT Rapid to JR Ofunato Station (about 1 hour 10 minutes)

Coming via JR Kamaishi Station
From Morioka
JR Tohoku Main Line Morioka Station to Kamaishi Station (about 2 hours 30 minutes)
>>> Sanriku Railway Kamaishi Station to Sakari Station (about 45 minutes)
>>>BRT bus Sakari Station to Ofunato arrival (about 5 minutes)

*When using public transportation, please check in advance before coming to the event as the number of buses is limited.


Minna no Shirushi LLC (POC: Honma)
6-4 Aza Kimachi Sakari-cho, Ofunato City, Iwate 022-0003
TEL | 0192-47-5123 FAX | 0192-47-5125
E-mail | minna@mi-kuni.com



  • Shinta Inoue

    Born in Osaka, currently resides in Kyoto.
    Inoue has held numerous exhibitions and workshops in Japan and abroad, centering on the Shepherd Project.
    In recent years, he has been actively collaborating with artists from multiple disciplines and constructing two-dimensional works in new spaces such as theaters, Noh stages, and tea rooms, exploring the possibilities of next-generation two-dimensional expression.
    He advocates and promotes post-workshops that convey the play space of expression with more than 5,000 children each year.
    Since 2017, he has been responsible for the contemporary art section of the Sanriku International Arts Festival.

Sanriku International Arts Festival 2022 REVIVE
– An FY 2022 Japan Cultural Expo Project Presented and Co-presented by Japan Arts Council and Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

Organized by|Sanriku International Arts Committee, Japan Arts Council, and Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan 
Co-organized by|Hachinohe City, Hashikami Town, Hirono Town, Kuji City, Noda Village, Fudai Village, Tanohata Village, Iwaizumi Town, Miyako City, Yamada Town, Otsuchi Town, Kamaishi City, Ofunato City, Rikuzentakata City, Sumita Town, Sanriku Railway Co., Ltd., Japan Folk Performing Arts Association, NPO Iwate Arts Support Center, and NPO Japan Contemporary Dance Network
Cooperated by|NPO Shinsai Regain, imajimu LLC, Tohoku Cultural Property Video Research Institute, Minna no Shirushi LLC, and Ofunato Disaster Prevention Tourism Alternating Current Center Ofuna Port