Rakufestival 14.-16.7. is meant for everyone interested in ceramics. The festival is burning raku for three days. Stonedairy provides the kilns and smoke materials; clay, glaze and kiln time you pay by store prize. You are also invited to bring your own tools, methods and materials.

The clay in the pieces should be dry, so you have three options: 1. You bring totally dry pieces, 2. You bring pre-burnt pieces, 3. You may work with clay at the Stonedairy 3.-9.7. by 30 euro/day.

The special programs during the festival introduce different kilns, technics as crocodile skin and naked raku. Fee for the festival is 110 euro.

Friday 14.7. 12.00 Naked Raku, ceramic artist Nora Paakkanen

14.00 Ceramics of the First Emperor of China, MFA Helena Saarikoski

Saturday 15.7. 12.00 Wood kiln, ceramic artist Ilkka Harjola, Varnia Oy

Visit to the Paimionjoki –exhibition

Sunday 16.7. 14.00 Crocodile skin, ceramic artist Pirjo Lautiainen

Kiln burns by for example Zoltan Popovits

Accommodation is possible nearby at the B&B  Majatalo Myötätuuli (www.myotatuuli.net, info@myotatuuli.net), Kökkön lomakylä (www.s-netti.com/kokko, kokkonlomamokit@gmail.com) and at the hotels in the center of Somero.

Questions and registration before 7.7..: kivimeijeri@gmail.com, tel: +358452016099

Sponsors:  Varnia Oy, City of Somero, Taiteen edistämiskeskus, Suomen kulttuurirahaston Varsinais-Suomen rahasto