- "To-to-To-no-Hi" - Tokoname Ceramics & Lights Day
Tokoname-City "To-to-To-no-Hi" - Tokoname Ceramics & Lights Day
Date : 10/10/2018
Gratefulness for the past, hope for the future
In the city of Tokoname, October 10th is the "To-to-To-no-Hi". Written "陶と灯の日" in kanji, it means “Ceramics and Lights Day” and on this day, as well as on some days preceding and after it, several events are held throughout the city in order to celebrate the life and achievements of Chozaburo Ina, the entrepreneur who founded the INAX Company (currently renamed LIXIL), and also an achieved man who contributed enormously for the development of the ceramics industry of that region. Event venues include the INAX Museum, the Downtown Market Streets, the Ceramall (Tokoname-ware Ceramics Wholesale Mall), the Tokoname Tounomori, among others.