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, email@example.com), Kökkön lomakylä (www.s-netti.com/kokko, firstname.lastname@example.org) and at the hotels in the center of Somero.
Questions and registration before 7.7..: email@example.com, tel: +358452016099
Sponsors: Varnia Oy, City of Somero, Taiteen edistämiskeskus, Suomen kulttuurirahaston Varsinais-Suomen rahasto