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About the final screening results of the “VJC - Japan’s Attractive Souvenir Contest 2010”

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Last Update : 2010/2/12

~ The article awarded the Grand Prix was decided from among a total of 685 items. ~

Today, the “Visit Japan Campaign - Japan’s Attractive Souvenir Contest 2010” was held under sponsorship of the Japan Tourism Agency, and based on the results of strict screening by the Screening Committee (including foreign members from key target countries and regions of VJC), the “Old Imari Ware pattern-painted, uniquely shaped wine cup (small)” (made by Shobido-Honten Co., Ltd. located in Saga Prefecture) was selected as the winner of the Grand Prix from among a total of 685 items.

 

In addition, nine items received the Division Award, and 12 items received the Country/Region Award.

For those items granted awards, a commendation ceremony is planned to be held in March, and then the articles will be displayed for sale during a certain period at Narita Airport, Kansai Airport, Chubu Airport, and Haneda Airport.

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Grand Prix ad the VJC - Japan’s Attractive Souvenir Contest 2010

Article name: Old Imari Ware pattern-painted, uniquely shaped wine cup (small)

 

Manufacturer: Shobido-Honten Co., Ltd.

 

Location: Saga Prefecture

 

Price of the article: \21,600

 

* The article that earned the highest total points given by Screening Committee members