Many people get frustrated to store straws or use them but only few come up with great ideas to use their resources. Among many, Niigata Prefecture in Japan has devised an awesome way of using straws that were left off from their rice harvest. On 31st August ever year, a unique festival occurs is known as “wara” or rice-straw festival far and wide. On this day, local artists exhibit their straw sculptures that are either woven or tied ─ however they do it, they come up with the best. Hey!! They do not make small sculptures but are really huge.
Among many, Amy Goda, an ambitious local artist, has gained recognition for her remarkable rice-straw dinosaur sculptures. The Wara Art Festival received global talk as her art gone viral through online platforms. If anyone wants to witness this huge straw-made sculptures, then going to Uwasekigata Park in Niigata City’s Nishikan Ward is a good idea. These sculptures will remain there until November.
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