Japan-related Event Calendar

Updated on August 21, 2019

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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8 June 2019 - 25 August 2019, Open: Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00
Ayako Rokkaku
'Fumble in colors, tiny discoveries'


 


 

Museum Jan van der Togt is proud to present the exhibition 'Fumble in colors, tiny discoveries' by the Japanese artist Ayako Rokkaku. In addition to installing new paintings, Rokkaku will also provide a retrospective of the work she produced in recent years. During the opening weekend, on 8 and 9 June, Rokkaku will work live on a new painting. Visitors will be able to see Ayako paint and experience her unique way of working up close. In July, Rokkaku will move her studio into the museum and give children the chance to paint with her.

Museum Jan van der Togt
Dorpsstraat 50
Amstelveen

Museum Jan van der Togt

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Tel: 020-6615754

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24 August 2019 / from 20:00
Shakuhachi-concert "Rings around the Moon"


Shakuhachi master and composer Anne Norman (website: https://annenorman.com), from Tokyo University of Arts, performs and teaches traditional music and her own compositions, where she will combine her specialties of playing, singing and declamation. Ryuzan Private Cultural Centre
Spaarne 24
2011 CH Haarlem
Joke Verdoold & Roderik de Munck

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Tel: 0182-373396

24-25 August 2019 / from 10:30 - 16:00
Shakuhachi workshops


Shakuhachi master and composer Anne Norman (website: https://annenorman.com), from Tokyo University of Arts, performs and teaches traditional music and her own compositions, where she will combine her specialties of playing and singing.

Ryuzan Private Cultural Centre
Spaarne 24
2011 CH Haarlem

Joke Verdoold & Roderik de Munck

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Tel: 0182-373396

24-25 August 2019 / from 12:00-17:00
Oosterse Dagen


On 24 and 25 August the "Oosterse Dagen" will take place. This 2 days event has a diversity of Japanese martial arts. There are workshops of yoga, Zentangle, Japanse calligraphy, drawing mandalas. You can also taste Japanse food.

Museum Klok & Peel
Ostadestraat 23
5721 WC Asten

Museum Klok & Peel

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Tel: 0493-691865

25 August 2019
Nagasaki Youth Orchestra concert in Leiden


Please go to the organiser's website for further information in English.
(Op zaterdag 24 augustus 2019 zal het Nagasaki Junior Orchestra een bezoek brengen aan Leiden om de zusterstedenband op een muzikale manier te vieren. De kinderen willen ook graag iets doen voor de mensen van Leiden. Er zullen op zaterdag 24 augustus twee concerten gegeven worden. Om 14:00 zal er een mini-concert gegeven worden als voorproefje op het optreden ’s avonds in de BplusC locatie Bibliotheek Nieuwstraat. ’s Avonds zal er in Het Leidse Volkshuis onder auspiciën van Burgemeester Lenferink en ambassadeur Inomata (Ambassadeur van Japan in Nederland) vanaf 16:00 een concert gegeven worden. Toegang voor beide concerten is gratis.)

BplusC Volkshuis
Apothekersdijk 33a
2312 DD Leiden
Nagasaki Prefecture Youth Orchestra and Leidse Vrienden van Nagasaki

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Tel: 071-5125539

31 August 2019 /  (A) 10:00-13:00, (B) 14:00-17:00
Workshop WASHI, Japanese Papermaking


To know more about Washi: Lecture + Demonstration + Workshop (papermaking). Registration is required. Let's make Japanese paper yourself! If you are interested in having a workshop of Japanese papermaking at your home with a small group or  for school / company, contact Yuriko Miyoshi. Info in Dutch: https://hanga-land.blogspot.com/2019/07/Workshop-Washi.html

In the atelier of Tulip Graphics
Noord IJsselkade 6
3421 BD Oudewater

Yuriko Miyoshi

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26-29 September 2019 (Rotterdam) / 3–6 October 2019 (Amsterdam)
CAMERA JAPAN Festival

 

Please visit the organiser’s website for further information in English.

LantarenVenster
Otto Reuchlinweg 996  
3072 MD Rotterdam

Filmtheater Kriterion Roetersstraat 170 1018 WE Amsterdam
CAMERA JAPAN Festival

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29 September 2019 / from 16:00
Japans KIYOKO & KANAKO Duo Concert vol.2 "HAKUSHU" ~北原白秋を歌う~


Kiyoko Tachikawa (soprano) and Kanako Inoue (piano) / Japanese art songs program; Poems from Hakushu Kitahara to music from his friends. Opera arias will also be performed.

Theater De Cameleon
< Concertzaal >
Derde Kostverlorenkade 35
1054 TS Amsterdam
Japans Duo KIYOKO & KANAKO

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Poster

12-13 October 2019 / 11:00-12:00 13:00-16:00

Japanese Sword Seminar with Nobuo Nakahara and Takuyoshi Nakano
 

Nobuo Nakahara - one of the top Kanteika (connoisseurs) of Japanese sword and his senior-disciple Takuyoshi Nakano, will hold a Seminar on the essence of collecting and aprreciation of the Japanese swords. For more information please visit: http://institute-jsc.org/seminar-with-nobuo-nakahara-at-christies-amsterdam-nl-on-12th-13th-of-october-2019/

Christie's Amsterdam
Vondelstraat 73
1054 GK Amsterdam
STG Institute for Japanese Sword Craft

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Tel: 06-86496251


 

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