Japan-related Event Calendar

March 1, 2019 update

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

20 October 2018 - 20 May 2019
In de ban van Japan. Louis Couperus en Het snoer der ontferming

Louis Couperus’s "Het snoer der ontferming en Japanse legenden" (The Cord of Redemption and Japanese Legends, 1925) is being re-published. This important exhibition shows Japanese prints by artists such as Utamaro, Hiroshige, Motonobu and Hokusai together with the relevant texts. Louis Couperus Museum
Javastraat 17, The Hague

Opening hours: Wed-Sun 12.00-17.00

For ticket info, please see the organiser's website.
Louis Couperus Museum



Tel. 070-3640653

9 March 2019

Kiyoko Tachikawa, Soprano & Felix Justin, Piano (*Own contribution is appreciated.)

In de doopsgezinde Singelkerk
Singel 452
1017 AW Amsterdam

Doopsgezind Amsterdam



23 March 2019
The 32nd Japanese Public Speaking Contest

The 32nd Japanese Public Speaking Contest will take place on Saturday, 23 March 2019,

Participants are free to choose their own speech topic.
Please check our website for more information on how to apply.

Audience is more than welcome on the day to attend the contest and support the speakers!
 Leiden University The Hague Campus (Wijnhaven building) Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands




29 and 31 March 2019
Siebold Project Orchestra

A cooperation between the Nanagen String Orchestra from Tokyo and the T.O.P. orchestra from Leiden. Both young musicians play music together in The Netherlands in March and July (22~29) in Japan.

29 March: Het Leidse Volkushuis in Leiden
31 March: Het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam

Yukari nanami / Nobue Peters



9 June 2019 12:00-17:00
Japan Markt 2019

Come and enjoy the annual Japan Market in Leiden and visit this famous open-air bazaar. Taste authentic Japanese food and be inspired by Japanese culture in Japan Museum SieboldHuis.

Japanmuseum SieboldHuis
Rapenburg 19
2311 GE Leiden

Japanmuseum SieboldHuis



Tel: 071-5125539


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