Dramatic Olive Island ~ Shodoshima ~

25 May 2018

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

© Inoue Seikoen

An island located in Seto Inland Sea, Shodoshima is known as the birth place of olive cultivation in Japan. Besides olive plantation, the island also produces other delicious products such as soy sauce, tsukudani and somen. Shodoshima is also rich in nature, and is home to the Kankakei Gorge, which is one of Japan's three most spectacular gorges and is especially breath-taking in autumn.

Join us at Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan, to find out more about Shodoshima's history, nature and specialty products. In particular, you will be introduced to the benefits of olive, including olive skincare. Moreover, you will be able to sample the island's specialty products.

About the Speaker

© Kosuke Otsubo

In 2003, Mr Kosuke Otsubo studied about olive plantation and olive oil extraction from a Spanish olive oil producer. Upon returning to Japan in 2004, he moved to Shodoshima where he engaged in olive plantation, olive oil extraction, food processing, as well as quality management in Inoue Seikoen.

Inoue Seikoen scored a total of 88 points in the prestigious olive oil guidebook FLOS OLEI, the highest score in Japan.

Details of the Event


Friday, 25 May 2018


7:00pm - 8:00pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)


Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372



Register for the Event

To register, please email the following details to jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp with the subject Dramatic Olive Island ~ Shodoshima ~:

1. Full Name
2. Number of persons (including yourself)
3. Organisation
4. Mobile Number

Please register early to avoid disappointment. We regret that as there is limited seating, seats will be confirmed only upon receipt of confirmation email from JCC. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Where is Japan Creative Centre (JCC)?

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Getting to Japan Creative Centre
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372
Tel: +65-6737-0434

By Public Bus:
Bus services: 7, 36, 77, 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 502, 502A, 502B (Alight in front of Delfi Orchard)
For latest information on bus routes and fares, please refer to SBS Transit.

By the MRT:
You may also take the MRT to the nearest MRT station, Orchard (NS22).
Train fares, travel times and route maps are available on the SMRT website.

Driving to JCC:

Nearest parking is at Orchard Hotel, Delfi Orchard and Orchard Parade Hotel.

Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434 / jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard
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