Since the UCCN designation in December 2014, Tsuruoka has been continuously undertaking various projects and initiatives in order to foster Tsuruoka gastronomy in accordance with the Mission Statement of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. With these continuous effort and extensive cooperation from partners and collaborators, gastronomy is now a principal driver of further development in food-related industries in Tsuruoka.
Thanks to an array of awareness-raising activities that were implemented over the past several years, the gastronomic community is invigorated through various offerings in the city and a vibrant cityscape of gastronomy continues to be nurtured.

Tsuruoka Japanese Sake Festival 2016 -The Taste of Yamagata-

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29/08/2016

Since the UCCN designation in December 2014, Tsuruoka has been continuously undertaking various projects and initiatives in order to foster Tsuruoka gastronomy in accordance with the Mission Statement of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. With these continuous effort and extensive … Read more. >>


Tonojima cucumber

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07/07/2016

Since the UCCN designation in December 2014, Tsuruoka has been continuously undertaking various projects and initiatives in order to foster Tsuruoka gastronomy in accordance with the Mission Statement of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. With these continuous effort and extensive … Read more. >>


Atsumi Turnips – Hitokasumi

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28/06/2016

Since the UCCN designation in December 2014, Tsuruoka has been continuously undertaking various projects and initiatives in order to foster Tsuruoka gastronomy in accordance with the Mission Statement of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. With these continuous effort and extensive … Read more. >>


Yakihata Turnips – Yamagata University

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27/06/2016

Since the UCCN designation in December 2014, Tsuruoka has been continuously undertaking various projects and initiatives in order to foster Tsuruoka gastronomy in accordance with the Mission Statement of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. With these continuous effort and extensive … Read more. >>


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