Fall Harvest Festival 2018 – Eating the Tambo Art

This year, after a lucky rice planting and a fun summer festival,
the rice field art is completely transformed into fruitful color.
Come join us to harvest rice and celebrate with art and food!
At the Fall Harvest Festival, you can participate in the rice harvest,
learn from hands-on workshops, and enjoy a great party with all the participants.
During the weekend festival, there will also be tours to learn about the current situation in Fukushima.
Let’s help support Soma while having a great time!

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Event Overview


Saturday, October 27, 2018 (rain or shine!)

Schedule for the day

12:00 Reception opens
13:00 Opening ceremony
13:30 Workshops: Preparing “ikura” (salmon roe) 
15:00 Rice harvest starts
17:30 BBQ party starts
20:00 Finish
Note: Based on the number of participants and traffic, the schedule may change.

Event Entry Form

Event entry fee

¥2,500 – includes event participation fee, event insurance, and BBQ party
(Elementary school age and younger are free)
Please pay at the reception desk.
¥2,000 – BBQ party only

If coming by car:

Please fill out the event participation form to secure a parking spot.
* When you arrive at the site, staff will guide you to the parking lot.

To help us prepare, please fill out and submit the event participation form as soon as possible.
* It is not necessary to apply separately for the bus tour.

Things to bring:

Clothes for working in rice field and gloves
Shoes or boots (due to safety reasons, participants must wear footwear)
Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, warm clothes (cold at night), wind breaker, rain gear

Hands-On Workshops

This year we will not only harvest rice, we will prepare “ikura”(salmon roe) for the BBQ party! 

Special Rice Harvest Beer!

At the event, we will sell our special Rice Harvest beer brewed at the Tochigi Micro Brewery. Limited supplies available, so don’t miss your chance to try some!

Bus Tour from Tokyo!

Thanks for your patience!
We will be organizing a bus tour from Shibuya, Tokyo, to the Tambo Art Rice Harvest Festival.

Tour details

We will meet up near Shibuya station at 6:50 am on 27 Oct. The bus departure is at 7:00 am.
We will be splitting up at the same place in Shibuya around 7:00 pm on 28 Oct.

Bus tour registration

Organized by: Soma Tambo Art Project
Travel planning and implementation: Dososhin Inc.
Tourism Agency Director Registration Travel Industry No. 757
KU Building 7th Floor 7-24-4 Nishi Gotanda Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0031

Number of spaces available: 45 people
Registration period:
October 9th, 2018 to October 24th, 2018
* Registration will end when all places are reserved.
Tour cost: 19,000 yen (including tax) – includes all of the following:
Transportation, accommodation, event participation fee, event insurance
Meals – Day 1 dinner (BBQ party) – Day 2 Breakfast and lunch

Payment procedure:

After receiving reservation form, we will send bank transfer receipt by e-mail.
Please complete the transfer within three business days. As soon as payment is confirmed, we will send you an email with booking confirmation.
* Any transfer fees are the responsibility of participants.
* If you apply as a group, please make one transfer for everyone.
* If the transfer cannot be confirmed, your reservation may be canceled.

Tour accomodation: Seifuso Onsen Hotel

We will be staying at the Seifuso Onsen Hotel on the Matsukawaura-sea in Soma, Fukushima.
There will be separate group rooms for men and women.
Please bring your own pajamas.

Tour of Fukushima’s current situation

You will inspect the reconstruction of Fukushima. This time we will do it on the return.
* Tour participation is 18 years old and over.

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