FAQ

【Access】

Q.
Please tell me how to get to Echigo-Tsumari Art Field.
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Please visit "access" page on our website:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/access/
Q.
Can you give us an advice on how to get around in Echigo-Tsumari Art Field?
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Please visit "car and taxi" section of "access" page on our website:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/access/car/
Q.
Where can we find the information center?
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There are three information centers in the region as follows:
Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center (TEL 025-595-6688 10am to 17pm)
Hokkuhoku Nandemo Information Center, located within the Tokamachi station (TEL 025-597-3442)
Matsudai Station Tourist Information Center, located within the Matsudai station (TEL 025-750-1277)
Q.
Can we find more information about where to go other than Echigo-Tsumari Art Field?
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Please ask Tokamachi or Tsunan-town Tourist Association as follows:
Q.
This will be my first visit to Echigo-Tsumari. Any suggestions?
A.
Please visit suggested itinerary (http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/course/) for your reference.

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us at Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center:

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center:
TEL 025-595-6688 (10時〜17時) FAX 025-595-6181
Email info@tsumari-artfield.com

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【artworks】

Q.
I am planning to visit Echigo-Tsumari this weekend. Can you tell me which of the artworks are open to see?
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Please check "now showing" on artworks page on our website:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/artwork/#!/
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I would like to check out an artwork by artist X. Can you tell me where is it located?
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A. Artwork(s) by a particular artist can be searched by alphabet or his/her participating year in the previous Triennale from the following page:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/artist/
Q.
Can I take photographs of the artworks?
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Most of them are free to take photographs provided that you don't disturb the locals. Please contact us in advance if you would like to use these photos for commercial purpose. Please note that there may be a case that staff members or local people who look after the artwork may ask you not to take photos.

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【Stay / Eat】

Q.
Please let us know where we can stay in Echigo-Tsumari.
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There are unique accommodations in Echigo-Tsumari such as renovated old schools and artworks! Please visit "stay" page on our website:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/facility/
For other accommodations in Tokamachi Cit and Tsunan Town please visit respective Tourist Association's website:
Q.
Recommend us where we eat in Echigo-Tsumari.
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You can find out popular places for enjoying local cuisine from "eat" page on our website:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/facility/

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【The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale】

Q.
I would like to learn more about the previous Triennales.
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Brief information on the previous Triennales can be found from here
f you want to know more details about each festival, the best way is to purchase year catalogues from our on-line store:
Q.
I am an artist. How can I participate in the Triennale?
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We invite participating artists by open call and have closed the call for the next Triennale in 2012. Please keep your eyes on news section on our website or register yourself with our mail-magazine(we are afraid that currently the mail magazine is only in Japanese.)

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【Inspection visit / Research】

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I am a university student and my research topic is community building. I would like to gain more information about the Triennale.
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Brief information on the previous Triennales can be found from here.
If you want to know more details about each festival, the best way is to purchase year catalogues from from our on-line store:

f you would like to organize an interview or visit the Echigo-Tsumari please contact us at least one week in advance to the date of your visit by either email or fax,explaining the purpose of your visit / research. We will revert to you accordingly.

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field Information Center
FAX 025-595-6181
Email info@tsumari-artfield.com

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【Other】

Q.
I am planning to visit Echigo-Tsumari this weekend. Is there any event I can participate?
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「Please make the best use of event calendar on our websitefor planning your visit!
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Can you please let me know how to participate in activities and projects of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field?
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There are many different ways to get involved with the Echigo-Tsumari. Please visit "participate" page on our website for further details:
http://echigo-tsumari.mogra.co.jp/eng/participate/
Q.
Does mobile phone work?
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Please ask each of the career for details (only in Japanese):
NTT docomo: http://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/support/area/kanto/index.html
au by KDD: http://www.au.kddi.com/service_area/zenkoku/index.html
SoftBank: http://mb.softbank.jp/mb/service_area/

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