Entries Tagged as 'Event'

水曜日, 5月 1st, 2013

Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2013

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Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2013

If you want to have a gay old time in Tokyo, there’s no better event to crash than Tokyo Rainbow Pride. Last Sunday we hopped on a train to Harajuku and made our way to Yoyogi Park, where the participants congregated post-parade to watch the performances, browse the booths and take lots of photos of [...]

木曜日, 4月 4th, 2013

The National Museum of Western Art Raffaello Exhibition

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The National Museum of Western Art Raffaello Exhibition

The Rafael exhibition, Grace of the Renaissance, will be held at the National Museum of Western Art in Ueno from March 2, 2013. It exhibits the many works of Rafael, an artist of the Renaissance, created throughout his life.
It is the first large scale exhibition dedicated to Rafael that has been held outside of Europe; [...]

木曜日, 12月 13th, 2012

Treasures from Sacred Izumo

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Treasures from Sacred Izumo

Izumo, located in Shimane prefecture, is said to be a land of myths, known for Izumo Oyashiro, a shrine for the deity protecting the country. 2012 marks the 1300th year of the compilation of Kojiki, which records the mythical legends related to Izumo and the construction of Izumo Oyashiro.
On the occasion of these events an [...]

木曜日, 11月 22nd, 2012

Special Exhibition – China: Grandeur of Dynasties

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Special Exhibition – China: Grandeur of Dynasties

2012 marked the 40th anniversary of the normalization of Japan-China diplomatic relations. To celebrate, Tokyo National Museum is holding a special exhibition “China: Grandeur of Dynasties” from October 10th, showcasing objects representative of the focal points in the Chinese dynasties of the ages.
Xia Dynasty, the first Chinese dynasty, is said to have emerged in 2070BC, [...]

金曜日, 11月 9th, 2012

Farming Frontier 2012 “Linking producers and consumers, and Japan and the world”

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Farming Frontier 2012 “Linking producers and consumers, and Japan and the world”
Would you like to open your eyes to delicious Japanese food and agricultural products? Farming Frontier 2012 is a perfect event to come and taste it for yourself. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will be holding a joint event in Tokyo on December [...]

金曜日, 10月 12th, 2012

Earth, Sea and Sky: Nature in Western Art; Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Earth, Sea and Sky: Nature in Western Art; Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York, is famous for its “Hall of Beauty,” one of the world’s largest exhibits. Starting on Oct 6th, 2012, the MET is putting on an exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, with nature as its theme. Van Gogh’s “Cypresses” is a long-awaited Japan debut. Vincent van Gogh(Dutch,1853-1890) Cypresses Rogers [...]

火曜日, 9月 4th, 2012

Kawasaki City Fireworks 2012

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Kawasaki City Fireworks 2012

木曜日, 1月 26th, 2012

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, is Japan’s leading museum of contemporary art which opened in 2004 and 1.5million people visited in one year. It is no exaggeration to say that the whole museum is a large art. The art works that were made with the museum is also a space where people can [...]

月曜日, 10月 24th, 2011

Kawasaki City Fireworks

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Kawasaki City Fireworks
Kawasaki City Municipal Memorial Tamagawa Fireworks show “Fireworks soars the sky on a fall night” With the theme based on the Tohoku Earthquake’s revival support, it is the municipal memorial Tamagawa fireworks show that was held in Kawasaki city Takatsu ward Tamagawa river bed. This year Setagaya ward announced to suspend theirs in June due to [...]

火曜日, 10月 11th, 2011

Kagurazaka Festival

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Kagurazaka Festival
An essential factor of the summer of Japan is a lively festival with traditional stands and Matsuri-Bayashi. Japanese people love the summer festivals (Omatsuri) and without it, the summer will never end. Today, I went to one of such festival, Kagurazaka Festival. Right after I got out of Iidabashi station, there were more red lanterns [...]