Green Pheasant is a commercial website which handles works created by artisans, artists and manufacturers selected by the “Japan Wabunka Grand Prix”(JWGP). The “JWGP” is held by the Japan Cultural Promotion Project (JCPP), and aims to collect products that fuse state-of-the-art technology and culture. This could become the future of Japanese tradition with products expressing Japanese aesthetics. All of these products derive excellence from Japan’s traditional techniques found all over Japan.
The profit made from the Green Pheasant’s sales will provide opportunities to outstanding Japanese works, artists, artisans, and manufacturers in order to secure, protect and continue the proliferation of Japan’s traditional techniques.
About "JCPP” (General Incorporated Association Japan Cultural Promotion Project)
The Japan Cultural Promotion Project (Location: Chuo Ward, Tokyo, Representative Director: Seichi Kondo) was established in May of 2020 with the cooperation of corporations, associations, and municipal organizations from various fields for the purpose of constructing and establishing a new mechanism of sustainable growth for Japanese culture. The project is led by a former Director of Agency for Cultural Affairs along with Osamu Shigematsu as the deputy director, who is the honorary chairman of one of Japan's most famous specialty stores, “United Arrows.” In addition, the group includes Masao Yoshida, the 14th head of “Ibasen” (a folding fan manufacturer with 400 years of history) in a supporting role. The Association’s Directors are to work without pay, and the management of the association will be supplied by the membership fees, sponsorships, and entry fees for the Grand Prix. Any retained earnings will be used for the support of artists and manufacturers aiming for long-term sustainability.
About "JWGP” (Japan Wabunka Grand Prix)
This is the Award Event held by Japan Cultural Promotion Project which targets domestic corporations, groups, individuals (regardless of nationality and country of residence) who engage in Japanese culture honoring artworks and products of excellence that Japan boasts to the world. JWGP is specifically committed to follow-up to expand demand and continue to support the sustainable activities of Japanese culture leaders. The Juries for the Japan Wabunka Grand Prix The juries for the JWGP gather to select works. The juries are chaired by Professor Emeritus Mitamura of Tokyo University of the Arts along with 11 members who are active in various fields in Japan, such as Richard Collasse (Chairman of Chanel in Japan), Kozue Akimoto (Fashion Model), and living national treasure Genjiro Okura (16th head Kotsuzumi Drum Player of Okura Style Nogaku).
AOKI Holdings Inc.
BIGI HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.
Diamond Frontier Club
DIANA Co., Ltd.
GMO Internet Group, Inc.
Haneda Future Research Institute Incorporated
I.J.I UNIT LIMITED
JAPAN FASHION AND LIFESTYLE FOUNDATION
Nomura Securities Co.,Ltd.
Odakyu SC Development
PARIS MIKI Inc.
PROCESS IGUCHI co., Ltd.
UNITED ARROWS LTD.
Yoshi Co., Ltd.
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