Left side: Industrial Ceramic Arts Division Minister of Economy; Trade and Industry Award Mr. Yoshiyasu Harada (second consecutive win; third win in total)
Right side: Art Crafts and Objects Division Minister of Education; Culture; Sports; Science and Technology Award Mr. Seigō Nakamura (second time winner)
▲ Minister of Education; Culture; Sports; Science and Technology Award
【Hakujihachi】Mr. Seigō Nakamura
▲Minister of Economy; Trade and Industry Award
【Yūsaikōbyō Kahō】Mr. Yoshiyasu Harada
The award ceremony was held on April 28th and the pieces of art were exhibited until May 9th at The Kyushu Ceramic Museum and the Saga Ceramics Industrial Association. Some of the pieces are introduced on this website.