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    Event space "The world of paper airplanes"

TAKEO MIHONCHO Ginza is a paper store launched by TAKEO
in collaboration with stationery specialist, ITO-YA Ltd.
Alongside TAKEO MIHONCHO Ginza on the 7th floor of Ginza Itoya is
an event space for exhibitions about paper.
Please visit the event space to learn more and share in our fascination with paper.
Event space "The world of paper airplanes"
Dates: July 31st, 2019 (Wed.) - September 18th, 2019 (Tue.)
10:00-20:00 Monday through Saturday
10:00-19:00 Sunday and holidays
10:00-19:00 July 31st, 2019 (Wed.)
10:00-18:30 September 18th, 2019 (Wed.)

The paper airplane is a classic pastime in which you fold a sheet of paper and send it sailing through the air. This exhibition goes beyond the child’s pastime to explore deeper aspects of paper airplanes, including Guinness World Records and ingenious folding patterns.
We present ways of folding paper airplanes devised by Takuo Toda, who set the Guinness World Record for the longest flying paper aircraft-duration and John M. Collins, who set the Guinness World Record for the farthest flight by a paper aircraft, as well as the paper they used when they set their records, and books they have published. It also features an assortment of sets of fine paper well-suited for making paper airplanes, along with a number of related products.

Discover the novel appeal of building and flying paper airplanes with fine paper.

Cooperation: O'Reilly Japan, Inc. and Origami Airplane Association

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