Special exhibit & Quilt artist
|time||9:30-18:00 Opens at 11:00am on first day and Closes at 5:00pm on final day (Admisson ends 30 minutes prior to closing)|
Contest: Japan Quilt Grand Prix
The 2019 Grand Prize Winner
Cinnabar Red Joy
Hitomi Mishima （Kanagawa）
This prestigious contest attracts entries from a wide range of quilters, both amateur and professional, from Japan and around the world.
From among 1,122 entries, about 300 works have been chosen for display at the Festival. Their names will be announced on the Festival’s opening day.
|Traditional, Original, Wa, Frame Quilt, Bag, Youth, and Junior.|
|Prizes:||Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Second-place Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Handmade Quilt Prize, and Machine Quilting Prize, First through third places awarded in each category, Judge Award, Heartwarming Award, Corporate Award, and Encouragement Award.|
|[Head of Jury]||Hiroshi Kashiwagi (Professor Emeritus of Musashino Art University. Major is History of Modern Design. And design critic.)|
|[Jury]||Yoshiko Katagiri, Quilt Artist
Yoko Saito, Quilt Artist
Junko Sawada, Quilt Artist
Janice Gunner, Quilt Artist and Researcher (UK)