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Mountain in Motion. Japanese programme in Riga.


The 22nd EU-Japan Fest
International Contemporary Dance Festival “Time to Dance 2014”

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

I always thought cultural exchange gives some expanding and widening of consciousness - as well for performers as audience. This is very important point for cultural understanding and this is the way how culture can foster mutual communication between different nations. Also I personally have a desire to see and to work with admirable Japanese butoh and young contemporary artists and dancers on our stage. Also I noticed it is necessary to introduce local audience with amazing Japanese artists. That's why I put my e...

as of 25 Aug. 2014


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



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

Ewa Kumlin
Managing Director, Svensk Form

as of 16 Jun. 2014


"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


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


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

as of 20 Nov. 2013


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


Secretariat Report "The Past 20 Years, the Coming 20 Years"

On the occasion of concluding all the programs of the 20th EU-Japan Fest (Jan. 2012 - Ma...

Shuji Kogi
Secretary General

as of 14 Jun. 2013


A Tiny Bloom in Maribor

The 20th EU-Japan Fest
“Japanese Autumn: The Edo Marionette Group”

Mitsuru Kamijo
The Edo Marionette Group

as of 12 Mar. 2013

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