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Experiencing Emotion Through Song !

Vol.66

The 22nd EU-Japan Fest
International Youth in Concert in Riga2014

Sachiko Mager, Conductor
Tokorozawa Fény Children's Choir

"How about a trip to Latvia?" It was the middle of March when Secretary-General Kogi put the question to me at the Swedish embassy. Take Fény to Latvia? We would have only four months to get ready. The children were about to start a new school year: How much could they be involved? My mind swirled with these and other worries. But it was Latvia, the great land of choral singing that I'd heard of since I was a child. It was a song festival to be held there! No mistake but this tremendous opportunity...

as of 16 Oct. 2014

Vol.65

Bonsai Slovakia 2014: Gratitude for a Revisit

The 22nd EU-Japan Fest
Bonsai Slovakia 2014

Takahiro Mori
Bonsai Mori

as of 10 Sep. 2014

Vol.64

Mountain in Motion. Japanese programme in Riga.

The 22nd EU-Japan Fest
International Contemporary Dance Festival “Time to Dance 20...

Simona Orinska
dance performer and choreographer, Japanese programme curator and coordinator

as of 25 Aug. 2014

Vol.63

Gardens, crossings, walking poems ... and infinite path to eternity

The 21st EU-Japan Fest
“Support for the Surveys & Consultations in Japan by figures...

Petra Kapš
Sound artist

as of 02 Jul. 2014

Vol.62

SWEDISH STYLE IN TOKYO 2013 BACK IN TOKYO

The 21st EU-Japan Fest “Swedish Style in Tokyo”

Ewa Kumlin
Managing Director, Svensk Form

as of 16 Jun. 2014

Vol.61

"Linz Before European Capital of Culture and After"
The Case of Ars Electronica

The 21st EU-Japan Fest Program “Ars Electronica”

Gerfried Stocker
artistic director, Ars Electronica

as of 02 Jun. 2014

Vol.60

Košice 2013: Premier Kyogen Piece "Buaku" Catches Hearts of European Audience

The 21st EU-Japan Fest Program
Kyogen Performance by the Little Theatre of Kyogen B...

Ondrej Hybl
Nagomi Kyogen Czech

as of 10 Jan. 2014

Vol.59

On Taking Part in "Days of Poetry and Wine"

The 21st EU-Japan Fest Program
International Poetry Festival “Days of Poetry and Wi...

Joh Tachibana
Poet

as of 20 Nov. 2013

Vol.58

Bonsai Connecting the World

The 21st EU-Japan Fest Program
Use the City Festival: Bonsai Exhibition and Demonst...

Takahiro Mori
Bonsai Mori

as of 06 Aug. 2013

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