Mino Washi Akari Art Expo. is one of the biggest event in Mino City. It started in 1994 for the activation and development of Mino city by using the local products, Mino Washi paper. Mino Washi Paper has the history of 1300 years. It is held on the weekends during the middle of October.
Akari Art is an art of the light created with Mino Washi paper. Every year, about 400 arts display and light up, Udatsu no Agaru Machinami, the traditional town of Mino.
This art show of light is also a contest. They compete the creativity, how well organize with the Washi, and warmness of Washi Paper.
It is one of the splendid art festival of light.
If you want to join this art show, check out the official web site.