The 2019 Setouchi Triennale on Awashima Island

The 2019 Setouchi Triennale on Awashima Island

Experience Art and the Ocean on Awashima Island!

Formerly the place where Japanese mariners began their careers,
a variety of pieces and events will be based on Awashima Island for the Fall season (Sept. 28th – Nov. 4th).
Delve the sea floor, enter a floating art museum, and feel the flow of life through art…
Enjoy a day on island time while taking in the art and atmosphere!

Awashima Sightseeing Spots
Check out the official facebook page! (Japanese only)

Check Out the Art!

This year on Awashima Island, the Triennale will feature boat-board art, Vietnamese artists, and much more!Click here to find out more!

Check Out the Events!

Setouchi Girls' TheaterThe Setouchi Girls’ Theater photographed by Shintaro MiyawakiExperience the story of Japan’s first maritime school, listen to traditional Vietnamese music, and more!
Click here for more information.

Access to Awashima Island

Find the cheapest, easiest, and fastest ways to reach Awashima Island during the Triennale!Click here to find out more!

Make a Day of it! Local Points of Interest

Chichibugahama Beach
Did you know that Mitoyo is home to not only Awashima Island, but to Japan’s best sunset spot? Check out other local favorite spots like Chichibugahama Beach, Mt. Shiude, and more!
Click here for more information!

Artist Interviews!

Check out these interviews with some of the artists whose work will be displayed on Awashima Island this Autumn!

Access to Awashima

Awashima Island Map

Address Awashima, Takuma-cho, Mitoyo, Kagawa, Japan
Ferry Info Suda Port → Awashima Port (15 min. one way)
Phone: 0875-83-3204
Ferry Timetable (Japanese only)
Water Taxi Water Taxi Iseya Phone: 0875-84-6753
(Contact the company directly with questions)

Access to Suda PortTimetableMap

Takuma Line: Runs everyday. Take the bus bound for Nabuto.
Takuma-Mino Line: Runs Monday – Sunday, except holidays. Take the bus bound for Ohama.
20 min.
Bus Stop
2 min.
Suda Harbor

Recommended Courses

Standard Course

Awashima Port
5 min.
Awashima Maritime Museum
5 min.
Missing Post Office
10 min.
Nishihama Beach
15 min.
Awashima Port

Buoy-Buoy Garden Course

Awashima Port
1 hr. walk
30 min. bike
Buoy-Buoy Garden

Overnight Course

Kami Shinden
3 min.
2 min.
  • Island Rental Bikes

  • Rental bikes are available for ¥500/day.
    Everything is self-service. Please pay into the mural’s mouth.
    Location: about halfway between Awashima Port and Le Port Awashima
  • 島のレンタサイクル
  • Contact

  • Mitoyo Tourism and Exchange Authority
    Phone: 0875-56-5880 (Closed Tuesday)
  • Email
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