Efforts to promote culture and tourism by utilizing local resources such as traditional crafts and cultural assets
Kagawa Lacquer Art Workshop
To familiarize people at home and abroad with Kagawa lacquerware, a traditional craft, we will hold workshops using a technique unique to Kagawa lacquerware. Participants will be asked to make a pendant using the “Tsui-shitsu” technique, a type of “Choshitsu,” one of the three techniques of Kagawa lacquerware.
Old Lacquerware Restoration Project
This project collects lacquerware such as trays and bowls that are lying dormant in old houses in the area, and restores and recycles them by decorating them according to the needs.
Remote Guiding of Cultural Properties
This is a service in which tourists wear smart glasses or other devices that allow them to view images from the tourists’ point of view while providing sightseeing guidance from a remote location.
Efforts to solve regional issues through the use of board games
The board game is a general term for games in which players compete against each other using pieces, cards, dice, etc. on a board. Board games have features such as “following the rules” and “requiring logical thinking and memory to make full use of strategies and tactics,” but their greatest quality is that appropriate communication skills are required because you are playing against humans, not computers. We help solve regional issues such as education, town development, and town revitalization by taking advantage of these characteristics of board games.
Educational Applications of Board Games
Rule-keeping, logical thinking, and cooperation are all essential elements in the development of children’s character. We are trying to incorporate board games into the educational field because board games can help students learn these skills while having fun.
Creating Board Games to Deepen Understanding of the Community and Think about Local Issues
To learn more about the community in which they live and to deepen their understanding of issues close to home, participants are asked to create their board games based on local characteristics and issues.
Bridging the Communication Gap through Board Games
There are many factors behind the various issues facing a community, but the common factor in many of them is the “gap” caused by inadequate communication. For example, the gap between generations prevents adults from passing on sound values to children, and the gap between residents prevents them from working together to solve local problems. We are also planning to use board games as a tool to resolve these communication gaps.