2019.10.15 25th-27th October, How to enjoy SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR
On October 25th (Fri), 26th (Sat) and 27th (Sun), “SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR "(E29) will be held at Tamamo park which is a 5 minutes walking from Takamatsu port.
“What is SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR?”
"Where is Tamamo Park? What is Hiunkaku?"
We will tell you how to enjoy this event!
What is SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR?
You can feel foreign culture and art through the art book.
Selected bookstores and publishers around Asia gather in Setouchi to display and sell works and magazines.
Tamamo Park and Hiunkaku
Tamamo Park is a public park that is originally a remained site of Takamatsu Castle in Japan's three major Mizu-shiro (castles built on lakes or marshes for defensive reasons).
The Hiunkaku in the park was built in 1914 as a villa for the former lord of Takamatsu castle, Matsudaira family.
Hiunkaku Garden is designated as a national site of scenic beauty.
For a long time, Hiunkaku has been used as a guesthouse to welcome visitors to Kagawa.
It is conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from Takamatsu Port and JR Takamatsu Station, and is still popular as a historical building that can be easily visited.
In SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR held in such a place, not only books but also delicious food and music from Kagawa are gathered!
Various workshops will also be held throughout the day.
In addition, Hiunkaku Garden will be illuminated in the evening!
Feel like a picnic from daytime throughout the day...
Or spend relaxing time after returning to Takamatsu Port in the evening...
It is an event that will surely be enjoyable if you drop by.
There will be various booths at Tamamo Park.
97 stores and 89 booths around Asia join this book fair.
The exhibitor list is from here .
Various talk events are held throughout the day.
The timetable is here .
FOOD & DRINK
Lots of cafes and delis in Kagawa are gathered!
You can relax with the food and drinks of a popular local restaurant.
"The truck changes the bookstore!?"
A mobile bookstore with lots of books inside the truck can be seen at the entrance of Tamamo Park.
For details, see “SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR Flyer”.
Downloading the PDF version is here .
October 25th (Fri) 13: 00-20: 00
October 26th (Sat) 10: 00-20: 00
October 27th (Sun) 10: 00-17: 00
Tamamo Park Hiunkaku (2-1 Tamamo-cho, Takamatsu City)
In order to see all of SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR, both Tamamo Park entrance fee and Hiunkaku entrance fee are required.
Tamamo Park Entrance Fee
Adult (16 years old and above) 200 yen
Child (between 6 and 16 years old) 100 yen
・ 140 yen for Setouchi Triennale passport holder
・ admission free after 17:30 ~ on October 25th (Fri), 26th (Sat)
Hiunkaku Admission Fee
300 yen (only during SETOUCHI ART BOOK FAIR)