The Yonezawa 2020 Rice Field Art Project Has Been Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • The Yonezawa 2020 Rice Field Art Project Has Been Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

* Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have stopped taking applications for the rice field art project. We apologize to those who were looking forward to participating and appreciate your understanding. We will contact those who have already applied to inform them of the situation.


We are currently accepting applications for volunteers to work on this year’s rice field art project! Volunteers will help plant the rice that will turn into the final image.


The design for the project this year is Onogawa Komachi from the Onsen Musume franchise!


Those who help will receive some rice when it is harvested as well. We are looking forward to receiving your applications.


* Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, we will only be accepting applications from those who live within Yonezawa.



Time: May 31 (Sun.), 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (weather permitting)


    Meeting place - Misawa Community Center (phone number: 0238-32-2005)
    Rice planting location - Yanazawa Rice Field Art Paddy



Participation Fee:
Adults (those in high school or older) - 1,000 yen
Children (those in middle school or younger) - 500 yen
    * Please note that there are no group discounts available.



Other Information: Please make sure to bring your own lunch.


Also, please note that due to the effects of the ongoing coronavirus situation, there is a possibility that the event may be cancelled.





Rice Field Art Committee (part of the Yonezawa City Hall Tourism Section)


Phone number: 0238-22-5111 (extension 3809)
Fax: 0238-24-4541
Email address: (Japanese)


* Please apply by phone, fax, or email. When applying, please provide your address, full name, age, gender, and phone number.
Cancellations can be made until May 22 (Fri.). Those who cancel after that date will still be required to pay the participation fee. We will give some of the rice that is harvested in the fall to those who pay the participation fee.


For more details, please visit the following link: (Japanese)