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小川敏(大垣市長)

 ユネスコ無形文化遺産登録1周年を記念した「大垣まつり世界のポスター展」が、盛大に開催されますことを心からお祝い申し上げます。
 「大垣まつり」をテーマに描かれた個性溢れる印象的な作品の数々が、同じくユネスコ登録されている本美濃紙に写し出され、和紙を透過した光とともに鮮やかに浮かび上がります。 本展覧会が、「大垣まつり」の魅力を世界に伝える一助となることを期待しております。 世界の著名なアーティストと日本文化の見事なコラボレーションを存分にご堪能ください。
 終わりに、開催にあたり、ご尽力いただきました実行委員会をはじめ、関係者の皆様に心から感謝申し上げ、お祝いの言葉といたします。
 

Greetings on World Poster Exhibition of Ogaki Matsuri Festival

Bin Ogawa(Mayor of Ogaki City)

I sincerely would like to celebrate the grand opening of the World Poster Exhibition on Ogaki Matsuri Festival that commemorates the first anniversary of the registration as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

A number of impressive works filled with such a creativity drawn on the theme of “Ogaki Festival” are appearing on the Genuine Mino Paper that also has been registered by UNESCO. They are emerging vividly along with the light penetrating through the Genuine Paper.

I do hope this exhibition will serve as a big transmitter of the charm of Ogaki Festival toward the world. All of you are invited to fully enjoy the splendid collaboration by the internationally famous artists with the Japanese tradition and culture.

I would like to close my greetings by expressing my deepest thanks to everyone involved including the executive committee members who spent such a long time to organize this fantastic event.