Seppuku Pistols will come to islands of Seto Inland Sea and Takamatsu city, Kagawa pref., Japan. They are the Japanese anti-modernism punk band which uses Japanese traditional instrumentals and costumes. 続きを読む 【写真レポート】切腹ピストルズが瀬戸内の島々に参上！ – Seppuku Pistols
2yeats after that, some familly voice a strong desire to emigrant to the island and reopen the school. The Takamatsu education committee decide to start again the school on next April. 11 children and 4 familly will emigrant there. 881 signatures to reopen the school gathered in Ogi island.
Although there are so many art work in Setocuhi Art Festival, the Onba Factory‘s art works are the best loved art work by everyone in Ogi island.
A buggy is called “Onba” in Ogi island.
When some events or festival takes place, The Onba play outstandingly to carry some foods or tools.
Onba Factory is the team who make, paint and repair for island’s residents. I have never seen such a loved art works which become essential for local people and incorporate into daily life. I took some photograhs of Onba’s brave figure.
Ogijima is famous for its role in the movie “Yorokobi mo kanashimi mo ikutoshitsuki (happiness and sadness for many years)”about a lighthouse keeper and his family who lived on the island. Recently, there is a campaign to make Ogijima famous for narcissus. Thousands of narcissus bulbs, which bloom from January to February, have been planted every year along the recreational trail.