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Government, paper makers welcome addition of 'washi' to UNESCO list
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Government, paper makers welcome addition of 'washi' to UNESCO...

Washi, the traditional handmade paper, was added to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list on Wednesday in a move that was expected to help Japan boost global awareness of its traditional culture and spur interest among younger generations in ... Japan Times, 1 day ago
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Washi added to UNESCO list of intangible heritage

By Mina Mitsui / Yomiuri Shimbun Correspondent PARIS — UNESCO decided Wednesday to designate Japanese traditional techniques for making washi paper as an intangible cultural heritage. At a meeting of its intergovernmental committee in Paris, ...
 The Japan News1 day ago Japan's 'washi' added to Unesco list of intangible heritage  Asia News Network12 hours ago

'Washi' skills to be listed as cultural heritage

Japan Nov. 25, 2014 - Updated 21:41 UTC UNESCO is expected to add the traditional techniques of crafting Japanese-style "washi" paper to its list of intangible cultural heritage. A UNESCO intergovernmental committee will meet in Paris on ...
 NHK2 days ago 'Washi' skills listed as cultural heritage  NHK1 day ago
Japan Times

Washi paper-making village hopes UNESCO designation will bring tailwind

Villagers in Higashi-Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, are riding high. Just one step out of its nearest train station and visitors are clued in to the fledgling celebratory mood that has taken hold of this rather obscure village with a population of ...
 Japan Times3 days ago 'Washi' paper-making village hopes UNESCO designation will bring tailwind  Japan Times3 days ago

Mount Washington up for 'best place to ski' in North America

Mount Washington, or "Washy" as some call it, is in the running to be named best ski destination in North America. Powder Magazine's Ski Town Throwdown is down to two finalists, with Mount Washington going up against Colorado's Aspen Resort. A ...
 CBC2 weeks ago
The Japan News

UNESCO sees charm in washi skills

The Yomiuri Shimbun A recent UNESCO panel recommendation to place a variety of washi paper-making techniques on the organization's list of intangible cultural heritage is expected to expand international recognition of the craft. Two kinds of ...
 The Japan News4 weeks ago UNESCO panel taps washi  The Japan News1 month ago Honminoshi traditional paper-making flows from long dedication, and UNESCO takes notice  Japan Times2 weeks ago

Fun Ways to Refresh a Room With Washi Tape

Washi tape is pretty, colorful and a decorative material that is easily removable. Use it to dress up lamp shades, cabinet doors, and much more! If you've never heard of washi tape, it is a tape made of paper that feels much like masking tape. It ...
 Examiner.com1 week ago The $2 Item That Can Make Any Room More Stylish  Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago

Washington State Freight Report Shows Columbia Basin Railroad as Busiest Short Line in Eastern Washi …

MOSES LAKE, Wash., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --According to a recent Washington State Freight and Goods Transportation System report published by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the Columbia Basin Railroad line from ...
 Yahoo! Finance3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Keeping it simple, everyday objects get a makeover

This month we are awash in washi (Japanese paper) lamps. First up is creative unit Yuruliku — Koushi Ikegami and Kinue Oneda — whose Washi Torch takes the construction of a traditional chōchin (paper lantern) and combines it with the shapes of ...
 Japan Times4 weeks ago

Plum Creek Signs Pact to Sell Forestland to The Nature Conservancy for $134 Million

Plum Creek Timber Company reported that it has reached an agreement to sell approximately 165,000 acres of Montana and Washington forestland to The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for $134 million. In its release on Oct. 27, the Company said that the sale ...
 Individual.com4 weeks ago Plum Creek Timber : Signs Pact to Sell Forestland to The Nature Conservancy for $134 Million  4 Traders4 weeks ago
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