Japan-related Event Calendar

April 16, 2018

This calendar has been established to keep people up to date on new and upcoming Japan-related cultural events in the Netherlands.
Note: the Embassy of Japan does not accept any responsibility for the events registered, or any loss or damage resulting from the events registered in the calendar or from any reliance placed on the information in the Event Calendar.

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Organizer / Info

3 February - 21 May 2018
BABEL: Old Masters Back from Japan

The Tower of Babel and ninety other masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s collection were recently exhibited in Tokyo and Osaka. This was the first time that such a rich group of early Netherlandish works was shown in Japan. The same selection of works will be on view in Rotterdam.

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s
Museumpark 18-20
3015 CX Rotterdam

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s



Tel: 010-4419400

7 March - 17 June 2018 (Wednesday to Sunday from 12.00 to 17.00)
Exhibition: 'Mesdag & Japan. Collecting the Far East'

Please go to the organiser's website for further information in English.

Museum The Mesdag Collection  Laan van Meerdervoort 7F  2517 AB The Hague


De Medag Collectie



Tel: 070-3621434

19 April 2018, 20:00-22:30
DocuDoka 10: Is The Cove A Whale Of A Tale?

A film and discussion night on Taiji's dolphin hunting practices, made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove. The night features the Dutch premiere of 'A Whale of a Tale' and a panel discussion with the director, experts and the audience.

Wibautstraat 150
1091 GR Amsterdam



Tel: 06-26636691

24 April 2018
Zalig Zwerven door Zuidelijk Honshu (Wonderful Wanderings trough Southern Honshu)

Architect, sketcher and globetrotter Maarten Ruijters gives a Powerpoint presentation on his recent trip to Japan, including the Oki Islands, the Matsue Samurai Warrior Parade and Takayama Matsuri. The lecture will be in Dutch.

Stadhouderslaan 37, Den Haag




17 May 2018, at 19:30
Volleybal match Netherland-Japan

The National volleybal team of Japan is one of the top team in the World en the current nr 12 in the World ranking. Fot the Dutch team is this match a wonderful challange to play this match against Japan.

Topsporthal Omnisport Apeldoorn
Voorwaarts 59
7321 MA Apeldoorn

Volleybal vereniging SV Dynamo Apeldoorn in corperation with de Dutch Volleybal Federation



Tel: 06-36155260

17 June 2018, at 15.00
 《Frauenliebe und Leben ~女の愛と生涯~》

Japanese soprano Kiyoko and Japanese pianist Kanako, Duo concert. Please go to the website for further information in English.

De Cameleon [Concertzaal]
Derde Kostverlorenkade 35
1054 TS Amsterdam

Kiyoko Tachikawa van de Peppel


26 August 2018, from 10.00
Shakuhachi masterclass & concert by Fukuda Teruhisa

Please go to the organiser's website for further information in English.

Charloisse Kerksingel 32-14
3082 DB Rotterdam

Hijiri Shakuhachi Foundation



Tel: 06-31327630


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