Inadkadate, Japan rice paddy

“Every year, more than 1.5 million hectares of rice fields are cultivated in Japan. But in Inadakate, the paddy fields are extra special.

For more than ten years, the little town of Inakadate, located in the administrative district of Aomori in northern Japan, has transformed its rice fields into works of art by planting different coloured rice. And every year, between July and August, the giant drawings hiding in the fields are revealed to the town’s residents and passing tourists. Tanbo art, (which literally means “art in the fields”)”

Read More: http://observers.france24.com/en/content/20100824-japan-decorative-rice-paddy-Inakadate

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