Yomiuri Aoniyoshi Prize Winners Announced

years:May 2015

The winners of the 8th Yomiuri Aoniyoshi Prize (sponsored by the Yomiuri Shimbun with special support from the Japan Society for the Conservation of Cultural Property), which publicly honors individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements in the fields of conservation science and restoration, were announced. The Aoniyoshi Prize was given to YAMAMOTO Kiyokazu (Nara Prefecture), Selected Conservation Techniques Holder with roofing with roof tiles (hon-kawara), who has restored a number of ancient roof tiles. TSUJ Shōgaku (Saga Prefecture), who manufactures Japanese paints for ceramics such as Arita ware, received the Encouragement Prize, and Nanto Gakuso (Nara Prefecture), which works to promote and popularize Gagaku, was selected for the Special Prize. (Japanese)

created: 27/10/2021
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