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01/28
02/04
02/11
02/18
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Course
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Sake, a series of courses on Japanese drinks

Sake and other Japanese drinks are unknown and unloved. Syntra Midden-Vlaanderen is organizing a series of courses that will allow you to discover the fascinating world of Japanese artisanal beverages, with the careful guidance of Peter Kupers, certified sake-expert.
Lesson 1 – an introduction to sake
Lesson 2 – discovering the complexities of sake
Lesson 3 – atypical sake
Lesson 4 – foodpairing with Ko’uzi sushi
Lesson 5 – Shochu, fruit liquors and other Japanese drinks

 
1730 Asse
Z5 Mollem 20
1730 Asse
 
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01/31
at 20:00
Concert Mahler Chamber Orchestra & Mitsuko Uchida

Mahler Chamber Orchestra – Mitsuko Uchida piano, conductor

Programme

Piano Concerto no. 19, KV 459 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3 Stücke (Lyrische Suite) Alban Berg
Piano Concerto no. 20, KV 466 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Hearing the famous Japanese pianist Mitsuko Uchida play is always a pleasure. Her sensitive musicality, her rigour and her excellent knowledge of Mozart’s work, culminating in several high-flying and award-winning recordings, have sealed her reputation as a premiere interpreter of the Viennese composer’s piano music. Her presence is so vivid and so familiar – she has been performing in some of the world’s leading concert halls for over 40 years – that she has almost become part of our musical landscape. It’s as if she’s always been there. She will perform two of Mozart’s best-known compositions, while conducting the Mahler Chamber Orchestra from behind the piano. Engaging in refined musical dialogue with Uchida is this magnificent ensemble, which was founded 20 years ago by Claudio Abbado.

 
BOZAR
Henry Le Boeuf Hall
Rue Ravenstein 23
1000 BRUSSELS
 
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Date Category Title Venue Info
02/09-10 Exhibition
Lecture
Demonstration
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‘Best of’ 20 Years Trophy – International Bonsai Show

Admire 120 of winning and nominated bonsais from all former Trophy bonsai exhibitions and from the Ginkgo Award. See also the exclusive exhibition of antique and modern bonsai pots.
More than one hundred bonsai traders from all over Europe will be present.

 
Limburghal
Jaarbeurslaan 6
3600 Genk
 
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0476 651546
02/10-24

Saturday and Sunday 14:00-18:00 (and by appointment)
Exhibition
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A new wave of Japanese printmaking

This exhibition focuses on Japanese young contemporary printmakers: seven artists who studied at Musashino Art University in Tokyo and continued working as artists after their graduation. Their works, even if different, coincide in their way of struggle and finding the essence of expression in the process through printmaking (drawing, using layers, printing etc…), using various techniques (Intaglio, lithograph, woodcut and silkscreen). This means that elements of printmaking process become an essential part in the creation of their artwork. In their work, you can see the presence of nature, climate humidity, the change of seasons or a desire for the inner picturesque, which may be related to Japanese introverted personality.

The title “New wave of Japanese printmaking” is inspired by “The great wave of Kanagawa” which is one of the most famous works from Hokusai. This image has become one of the most recurrent when referring to Japanese printmaking. However, Japanese printmaking has changed and received influences from other cultures and movements making it evolve at the same time that uses the essence of its history as a background. This title refers to constant movement and how Japanese printmaking hasn’t stayed stocked into the past and has become something alive that renews itself with “new waves” of artists who incorporate new elements into the existing base culture. It would be great if this will be the answer to the question of what contemporary Japanese printmaking is.

Artists:
Momoko Akaike
Ayane Sato
Narimi Ochi
Chihiro Taki
Kana Nemoto
Asumi Hayashi
Koyuki Kazahaya

 
Epreuve d’Artiste | Graphic Art Gallery
Oudekerkstraat 64
2018 Antwerpen
 
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0032(0)477 234095
02/13 Meeting
190213_lalicrone
Conference with Keiichirô Hirano and Corinne Atlan

Japanese night with the writer Keiichirô Hirano and his French translator, also writer, Corinne Atlan - especially known for her translations of Haruki Murakami – in one of the greatest bookshops in Brussels. This event is bilingual (French/Japanese).

 
715 chaussée d’Alsemberg
1180 Uccle
 
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02/15 Conference
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L'Amour dans la littérature Japonaise

Par l'écrivain Keiichirō HIRANO
Traduction par ATLAN, auteur et traductrice

 
ULB-SOLBOSCH Salle U.B.5.230
 
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02/15-05/11 Exhibition Voice and Sound Waves
The Japanese Scene WITH YUKIO FUJIMOTO, ATSUSHI NISHIJIMA, Collective SOFTPAD (TAKUYA MINAMI, ICHIRO AWAZU, HAJIME TAKEUCHI, HIROSHI TOYAMA), MAMORU AND LYOTA YAGI.


Felix Frachon Gallery gives “carte blanche” in “LE 26 BY” to Anne-Laure Chamboisier, an art historian and a curator who has been conducting researches on artists working with sound and music in Japan for the past 4 years.
“Le 26BY” is an independent cultural platform located in a beautiful Brussels house, created by Félix Frachon Gallery, a gallery established in Brussels in 2016 by art collector Félix Frachon, engaged in introducing mostly non-european artists developing multidisciplinary practices.
This exhibition invites the public to live a sensory experience through the interactive manipulation of sculptural objects and the listening to a variety of sounds. The diversity of the mediums of this exhibition - sculpture, installation, drawings, videos, witnesses the great quality and plurality of Japanese contemporary creation, through the eyes of three generations of artists. This exhibition offers to eight of the most important artists in Japan today, a significant visibility in Europe. Among them, Yukio Fujimoto is one of the pioneer figures of contemporary creation in Japan. In the 1970s, he focused mainly on composition and electronic performance and, in the mid-1980s, he began to produce sound objects. Having close artistic relationships with Atsushi Nishijima, the Softpad collective and Yagi Lyota, the scenography of the central space of the exhibition is the result of a collaboration, creating a subtle dialogue between their works. These artists have been exhibited in prestigious museums, such as The National Museum in Osaka, the Museum of Modern Art in Shiga or National Center of Art in Tokyo, among others.
Mamoru, a very talented emerging artist, occupies another space with an extremely poetic video installation where text, image and sound invite the viewer to open up to an unexpected space, where our common perception of things is disrupted.

With respect to its importance, this exhibition received the precious support of the JAPAN FOUNDATION.

Production Manager: Isabelle Olivier.

Open Thursday to Saturday from 12:00 to 18:00 and by appointment. Access: tram 93, 94, Abbaye station

 
26 BY
26 rue St Georges
1050 Brussels
 
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+32 486 14 13 30
02/16
15:00-17:00
Workshop *Origami*. Dessin, engraving, pliets, amuse with the space and time

Aimée Yamamloto is also a fan of Japanese folding called *Origami* that she never ceases to realize,almost for fun.
The paper truly lives under his fingers,with an astonishing celerity...

 
14 Place of Martyrs
1000 Brussels
 
URL
Email
02 227 3403
Date Category Title Venue Info
03/02 Concert
Exhibition
Cinema
190307_fategear
Charity event, 8th Commemoration of East Japan Earthquake

Program;
12:30-16:30 Bazaar of Japanese Goods, Foods, Pottery & Mangas
14:00-15:00 Concert;
Japanese Chorus & Barbershop harmony Chorus
15:00-16:20 Documentary DVD Film “Morgen”
Free Entrance

 
La Chapelle de l’Eglise Notre-Dame de Stockel
Rue Henri Vandermaelen 23
1150 Bruxelles
 
URL
Email
02-425 74 05
03/04 Demonstration
Concert
190403_ULB
Une après-midi au Japon...

Après-midi de la culture japonaise

À partir de 11.30
Démonstration de préparation et vente de sushis et de spécialités japonaises (curry japonais, ebi-furai...)
par Maître Yosuke SUETSUGU (Restaurant NONBE DAÏGAKU)*

13.00
Démonstration et stage de calligraphie
par Maître Nakano HOSHU

14.00|14.50
Musique classique japonaise - Concert KOTO
par Maître Aki SATO


Ventes de thé vert de Azumaya et de pâtisseries japonaises du Maître Yasushi SASAKI

*3 prix à gagner par tirage au sort
ULB Solbosch - Foyer Culturel
Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 50
1050 Bruxelles
 
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03/07 Concert
190307_fategear
Fate Gear Live

Fate Gear is a 100% female power rock band from Japan. Their Steampunk style and their energy will turn you mad. Atelier Rock is really happy to welcome the band for their first ever European Tour on which they will present their third album "7 years ago".

 
Atelier Rock Huy
Quai Dautrebande 7
4500 Huy
 
URL
Email
+32(0)85/25.03.59
03/09

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Concert
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FUKKO CONCERT 2019


A charity classic music concert for the victims of Earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku region of Japan in 2011.

* This event is supported by the Embassy of Japan in Belgium.

 
CONCERT NOBLE - EDIFICIO
Rue d'Arlon 82
1000 Bruxelles
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03/20-24 Cinema
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Japan Square Filmfestival

The 10th edition of the Japan Square Film Festival is starting from Wednesday the 20th till Sunday the 24th of March in the arthouse cinema Studio Skoop in Ghent.
Programming 10 films of different genres for everybody interested in Japanese Culture.
We welcome Yukiko Mishima, director of the opening film ‘Dear Etranger’ (on 20/3), show a personal message from Sang-il Lee, director of ‘Rage’ (on 23/3) and each film will be professional introduced by Luk VanHaute or Tom Mes. For this edition we'll spoil our visitors with culinair extras and on Saturday we have many activities for the little ones.

 
Studio Skoop
Sint-Annaplein 63
9000 Gent
 
URL
Email
+32 9 225 08 45
03/23 Concert
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Concert Feniks Taiko

Feniks Taiko will play a benefit concert for children with learning disabilities.

 
Vrije Basisschool Meerlaar
Meerlaarstraat 95
2430 Laakdal
 
URL
Email
0479/42 12 51
03/30
at 14:00
Concert
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Spring Charity Concert

Concert to the benefit of “Wavre solidarité” and of “Caritas KAMAISHI for the victims of the 2011 tsunami”. Classical Concert (Beethoven, Lysight, Miyagi, Ravel) and Japanese folk melodies.

 
Musée des instruments de musique
Rue Montagne de la Cour 2
1000 Bruxelles
 
Email
0479653255
03/31-06/21 Exhibition
190331_hasselt
90 days of light

Solo show of the artist, Michiko Van de Velde at the Japanese garden of Hasselt. She questions the poetic relationship that has always existed between people and spring light. Rather than playing with the medium of light, her approach is to use her Japanese and Belgian backgrounds as a tool. This season is, for her, a reminder of our inner light's ability to bloom.

 
Japanse Tuin van Hasselt
Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23
3500 Hasselt
 
URL
Email
+011 23 52 00
Date Category Title Venue Info
04/01-05 Japan Week
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SEMAINE DU JAPON

Lundi 01/04 – 19h-20h – Local A2/5/11
Cours de langue japonaise : Japon Q&A : On répond à vos questions !

Mardi 02/04 – 11h-12h – Local A2/4/17
Présentation : NAGAI Yuri (doctorante ULiège), Ensor et le japonisme - Fantaisie japonaise -.

Mercredi 03/04 – 11h-13h – Local Philo 1
Conférence : Professeur CARBONNET Adrien (KUL), Les relations belgo-coréennes à l’âge des impérialismes (1875-1919).

Jeudi 04/04 – 10h-11h – Local A2/5/16
Présentation d’étudiants du MA2 Chine-Japon : Mon séjour Erasmus au Japon

– 18h30-19h30 – Complexe Opéra, Salle Pousseur
Conférence: S.E.M. HAYASHI Hajime, Ambassadeur du Japon, Japan and Belgium: Different Nations with Common Challenges.

Vendredi 05/04 - 17h-19h - Salle Lumière
Conférence : JOURNET-NGUYEN Thanh-Trâm, Musée Cernuschi - Ecole du Louvre, Au gré des saisons, peintures de l’école Rinpa (XVII-XXe Siècle).
 
Centre d’Études Japonaises
Université de Liège
Rue de Pitteurs, 20
4020 Liège
 
URL
04/03-07
Japan Foundation
Cinema
190403_cinema
COURTISANE FESTIVAL 2019 // Artist in focus: Tsuchimoto Noriaki

After the focus dedicated to the work of Ogawa Shinsuke and Ogawa Productions in 2017, Courtisane will present a programme of the films of Tsuchimoto Noriaki, one of the most important postwar documentary filmmakers of Japan. The program will comprise of a varied selection of his films from the period 1963 — 1984, including some of his rarely shown first documentaries directed for Iwanami Productions, two films about the Japanese student movement as well as a selection of the influential films he dedicated to the victims of the Minamata mercury poisoning disaster. In order to gain further insight into the practice and vision of Tsuchimoto Noriaki we have invited filmmaker John Gianvito, whose work is greatly influenced by Tsuchimoto’s methods, and scholar of Japanese studies Aaron Gerow, who will give an illustrated lecture about the work of the director.

 
VARIOUS LOCATIONS GHENT
 
URL
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+32 496 200 605
04/06&07 Exhibition
Cinema
Lecture
Workshop
Meeting
190406_hasselt
Japanese Dog Weekend 2019

Japanese dog weekend in the Japanese garden in Hasselt with several activities. Saturday evening april 6 (18-22h) ‘nocturne’ with Japanese diner and Japanese movie ‘Hachiko Monogatari’ with Dutch subtitles. Please subscribe on www.inucrew.be

 
Japanese Garden Hasselt
Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23
3500 Hasselt
 
URL
Email
0496/20.64.95
04/19-21 Game EASTER TOURNAMENT WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL 2019

This year, Great Britain (World Championship 2018 1st place), Japan (9th place), The Netherlands (10th place), Brasil (15th place) and South Africa (no rank) will participate in the tournament.

Please come and support the Japanese team!

Friday 19th 19:00~: Japan vs The Netherlands
Saturday 20th 9:00~: Japan vs South Africa
Saturday 20th 15:00~: Japan vs Great Britain
Sunday 21st 9:00~: Japan vs Brasil

Entire Program: http://rolstoelbasketbal.eu/program-2019/



 
Sport Vlaanderen Blankenberge
Koning Boudewijnlaan 15/B
8370 Blankenberge

http://rolstoelbasketbal.eu/program-2019/
 
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04/20
15:00-17:00
MeetingBNK Nihongo hanasoukai

Let's talk in Japanese ('Nihongo Hanasoukai') is an event organized by BNK (Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers) vzw/asbl.

We welcome all people interested in practicing speaking Japanese, as well as native speakers who want to exchange information or simply networking. No registration is required. Just come and join us!

 
Av. des Citronniers 58
1020 Bruxelles
Metro No.6 Roi Baudouin
 
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04/24-06/08 Exhibition190424_exhibition JUNKO OKI Exhibition "TRULY INDISPENSABLE"
OPENING: Wendnesday, 24 APRIL at 18:00


Solo exhibition of Junko Oki who produces works of art by original embroidery.
http://www.junkooki.com
https://officebaroque.com/artists/32/junko-oki

 
Office Baroque
Place du Jardin aux Fleurs
1000 Brussels
 
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Email
32 484 599 228
Date Category Title Venue Info
05/10-08/18 Exhibition190510_museel Images and illustrations from the Japanese Edo period (1603-1868)

An exhibition featuring some of the finest works from the magnificent collection of ancient Japanese books in the Rare Books Reserve of UCLouvain Library will showcase the art of images and illustrations. Aiming to promote the rich diversity of Japanese culture, Japan donated more than 13 600 books to the Université catholique de Louvain in the 1920s, the oldest dating back to the 13th century. At the time, it was regarded as the most beautiful collection housed outside Japan. The vast majority of the items were created during the Edo period ( 1603 —1868 ), considered one of the great eras of artistic and cultural development, when not only society but also attitudes to art were evolving. Against this backdrop, the ukiyo-e movement developed, introducing innovative themes that reflected the interests of the urban bourgeoisie : female beauties and famous courtesans, erotica, the theatre and sumo wrestlers, fantastic creatures and nature. E-hon, Japanese picture books with accompanying text, are one of the most remarkable examples of the works produced during this period and feature strongly in the collection donated to the University. The Japanese prints held by Musée L, together with the collection from the Rare Books Reserve of the UCLouvain Library will provide an opportunity to admire the handiwork of Japanese grand masters such as Hiroshige, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi, Utamaro, Kunisada, Harunobi and Toyokuni. Visitors will also be able to learn about the skills and techniques used to create these images and illustrations.

 
Place des sciences, 3
1348 Loivain-la-Neuve
 
URL
Email
010 47 48 41
05/11
15:00-17:00
MeetingBNK Nihongo hanasoukai

Let's talk in Japanese ('Nihongo Hanasoukai') is an event organized by BNK (Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers) vzw/asbl.

We welcome all people interested in practicing speaking Japanese, as well as native speakers who want to exchange information or simply networking. No registration is required. Just come and join us!

 
Av. des Citronniers 58
1020 Bruxelles
Metro No.6 Roi Baudouin
 
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05/12
15:00-17:00

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Concert
Conference
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The 3rd Global Health Seminar Event in Belgium May 2019
"The Child-raising Culture with Love in Japan is Great!"
Child-raising ways by the Japanese culture


Presents by: JAPAN GREEN MEDICAL CENTRE

Pediatric specialist, Dr Nobuyuki KODANI, invites you to join his talk on Japanese culture and child education. How can we improve communication between parents and their children?
Does Japanese have traditional secrets for parent-child communication?
How do Japanese parents raise their children?
Dr. Kodani aims to raise awareness and create a message for future generation.

Soprano Hiroko MASAKI, Flutist Marc GRAUWELS and Harpist Ingrid PROCUREUR,
Introduce you the delicious Japanese musical universe.

Language: Japanese (summary projection in English)

* This event is supported by the Embassy of Japan in Belgium.
 
Palais des Beaux- Arts Studio PBA
Rue Ravenstein 23
1000 Bruxelles
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05/19
at 11:00
Workshop190519_kaiseki “Kaiseki Ryori” Workshop

The BJA is organizing an exclusive Kaiseki Ryori workshop led by the two Master Chefs, Mr. Yosuke Suetsugu of Nonbe Daigaku and Mr. Tomoyasu Kamo of Restaurant Kamo in Brussels.

 
Restaurant Kamo
Chaussée de Waterloo 550a
1050 Brussels
 
URL
Email
02 644 14 05
05/26 Concert
Miscellaneous190526_concertwine
30th Concert & Tasting Wine

15h-16h: Concert: A. Sato (Koto,), Y. Takamizo (Sax), T. Kakiuchi (Piano). Bolling, Saint-Saëns, Tomasi, Nakayama, …
16h15-17h30: 6 season culinary preparations (M. Iwakame, Chef), 3 wines (Wine & food comments, R. Guiot, sommelier)

 
Les Pêcheries
Rue des Pêcheries 97
1170 Watermael-Boitsfort
 
 
Date Category Title Venue Info
06/02
13:30-17:00
MeetingBNK Nihongo hanasoukai

Let's talk in Japanese ('Nihongo Hanasoukai') is an event organized by BNK (Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers) vzw/asbl.

We welcome all people interested in practicing speaking Japanese, as well as native speakers who want to exchange information or simply networking.

プログラム
13:30 ~受付
14:00 ~15:00 「話そう会」
15:00 ~15:30  休憩
15:30 ~16:00  歌いましょう会
16:00 ~17:00  自由に園内散策 解散

参加費 : 無料
No admission fee, but Registration is required.

ただし、事前申し込みが必要です。

申し込み:参加ご希望の方は、お名前とメールアドレスを下記のメールアドレスに5月31日(金)までにお送りください。
この日以降にお申し込みの方は入園料をお支払いいただくことになります。

Registration is required. Please inform us of your name and email address to hanasoukai.limburg@gmail.com by 31st May(at 23:59). Those who apply after this date(31st May) will be required to pay the entrance fee of Japanese garden.

 
Japanese garden
Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23
3500 Hasselt
 
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06/24
at 1900
Workshop190624_sake Sake Night at Souvenir

In a first collaboration Kanpai, the biggest sake specialist in Belgium and Souvenir, a celebrated restaurant in Gent present a unique dinner pairing quality sake with the unique creations of chef Vilhjalmur Sigurdarson. An event not to be missed! Contact the restaurant directly to book your table!

 
Restaurant Souvenir
Brabantdam 134
9000 Gent
 
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Email
09 335 60 73
Date Category Title Venue Info
07/27
12:05-13:05
Concert190727_carillon Beiaardbespeling Ayako Vander Poorten

Ayaka zal het beste van zichzelf geven tijdens de beiaardbespeling op de wekelijkse markt.

 
Kerk van Meise
Oudstrijdersplein
1860 Meise
 
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Tel.: 028 92 20 82
Date Category Title Venue Info
08/05&06
13:30-16:00
Exhibition190805_hiroshima Testimonies of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
74 years after atomic air raid


After 74 years of atomic air raid in Hiroshima and Nagasakai, you can look back on the real fact of affairs.

 
Mission de Scheut
Che de Ninove 548
1070 Bruxelles
 
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08/22
at 14:00
Concert190822_concert Hide&Seek Festival:
Mieko Miyazaki (Japan) @ 'Le Peruchet' Puppet Theatre


CONCERT + VISIT

The puppet theater “Le Peruchet” has puppets from all over the world, with a large collection of dolls from Asia. For this reason we program music from the Far East. With Mieko Miyazaki we invite a master of the koto, a 13-string zither, who has been honored countless times in Japan. Miyazaki is also a gifted singer. The concert will be followed by a guided tour of the museum and surroundings.

 
‘LE PERUCHET’ PUPPET THEATRE
Avenue de la Forêt 50
1050 Ixelles
 
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Email02/217.26.00
Date Category Title Venue Info
09/04-15
12pm-7pm

Vernissage:
09/05
7pm-10pm
Mandatory reservation
Exhibition

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WABI SABI : The world of Beauty
With Showzi Tsukamoto
Master of Kintsugi- Urushi & Maki-e


A unique exhibition! For the first time in Europe, Sensei Showzi Tsukamoto will display his Japanese ceramics from the 16th to the 18th century enhanced with gold by the extraordinary technique of Kintsugi, as well as a selection of its finest jewels.

 
L’Arbre à Plumes – Rollebeek Galerie des Arts
28 rue de Rollebeek
1000 Brussels (Sablon)
 
URL
Email
+32 476 23 51 52
09/06
1pm-5pm
Workshop

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Discover Kintsugi 1 DAY workshop : Beginners

Learn the art of Kintsugi—repairing ceramics using lacquer dusted with precious metals. While it usually takes more than a month to finish a Kintsugi piece, Showzi have developed this lesson so you can participate in this craft in one afternoon. With his guidance, you'll apply lacquer and 24-karat gold powder using the traditional techniques and methods. You'll leave with your own Kintsugi piece as a souvenir of the experience.

 
Institut Bruno Lussato Fédier
Avenue de la sapinière 52-54
1180 Brussels
 
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Email
+32 476 23 51 52
09/06-10/05

Opening:
09/05
Exhibition

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Daisuke Iguchi

First exhibition in Europe of the ceramic artworks of Daisuke Iguchi.

 
Rue de Praetere 7
1050 Ixelles
 
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Email
02 503 03 51
09/07
1pm-5pm
Workshop
Course

190801_wabissabi
Discover Kintsugi 1 DAY workshop : Beginners

Learn the art of Kintsugi—repairing ceramics using lacquer dusted with precious metals. While it usually takes more than a month to finish a Kintsugi piece, Showzi have developed this lesson so you can participate in this craft in one afternoon. With his guidance, you'll apply lacquer and 24-karat gold powder using the traditional techniques and methods. You'll leave with your own Kintsugi piece as a souvenir of the experience.

 
L’Arbre à Plumes – Rollebeek Galerie des Arts
28 rue de Rollebeek
1000 Brussels (Sablon)
 
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Email
+32 476 23 51 52
09/09-13
1pm-5pm
Workshop

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Masterclass of Kintsugi 5 DAYs workshop : for advance students

This 5-day workshop is dedicated to ceramic professionals, lacquerers or restaurateurs. Sensei will deliver you his secret techniques and will address the compositions of simple and compound fractures. The material (lacquer, gold, brushes and pieces of ceramics at different stages are included in the price)

 
L’Arbre à Plumes – Rollebeek Galerie des Arts
28 rue de Rollebeek
1000 Brussels (Sablon)
 
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+32 476 23 51 52
09/13-10/11

Fridays
11:00-18:00
Exhibition
Performance

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Exhibition of Ichiro Sato & Performance of Tsubasa Hori

Opening of the Exhibition of Ichiro Sato “Tessen” and performance of Taiko drummer Tsubasa Hori 13th of September 2019. The exhibition of Tessen continues until the 11th of October 2019. Everyone is welcome to come view the exhibition every Friday from 11 to 18.00. Or by appointment.

Tsubasa Hori (Japanese Taiko drummer) Tsubasa currently lives in Antwerp, Belgium. Born in Kyoto, Tsubasa started playing piano from the early age of three and found Taiko at the age of eleven. She later graduated from the Kyoto City, Horikawa Music High School (Percussion Class). While studying Tsubasa became involved in playing drumkit in bands and dove into the world of 'Japanese Rock'. After this period Tsubasa moved to Sado Island in 1996 and became a performing member of the Japanese Drumming Group 'Kodo' for the next 14 years. Tsubasa was not only involved in the group as a mainstage performer, but also in writing pieces, arranging works, and in 2008 Tsubasa put together a female based Wadaiko production 'Cocon', allowing the exploration of female Taiko performance in this artform. In 2010 Tsubasa moved and became a citizen of Belgium and became involved in works and collaborated with musicians who's works are pushing the definition of genre, theater productions, dance works, fashion related performances, and artworks. Tsubasa does not only perform using Taiko, she also uses a number of other instruments that have a distinct flavour of the Japanese environment including Koto (Japanese Harp), Voice, Piano, Kyujo-orin, and Music Box etc... with all of these to a high regard of the music community and the experience of performing in over 40 different countries in her career. tsubasahori.com
 
Studio 68
Kapelstraat 310
2660 Hoboken
 
Email
+32 477727695
(Riikka)
09/14
10am-5:30pm
Lecture

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Stopover in Japan: Conferences and discovery of the art of the Do

10:00 am: coffee reception
10:30 am to 11:15 am: lecture by Mr Baudouin Decharneux (Martial Art Philosophy)
11:15 am to 12:00 pm: Lecture by Mr Charles Van Overstyns (Chado)
1:45 pm to 3:45 pm: Me Showzi Tsukamoto –Kintsuigi & Wabi-Sabi Conference: the world of beauty.
16h - 17h30 (max): martial arts demonstrations - kendo club Yo-shin. Kyudo

 
Musée Royal de Mariemont
Chaussée de Mariemont 100
7140 Morlanwelz
 
URL
Email
+32 476 23 51 52
09/14
15:00-17:00
MeetingBNK Nihongo hanasoukai

Let's talk in Japanese ('Nihongo Hanasoukai') is an event organized by BNK (Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers) vzw/asbl.

We welcome all people interested in practicing speaking Japanese, as well as native speakers who want to exchange information or simply networking. No registration is required. Just come and join us!

 
Av. des Citronniers 58
1020 Bruxelles
Metro No.6 Roi Baudouin
 
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09/14
10:00-17:20
Lectures
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Escale au Japon : Du "Dô" et de la cicatrice dorée

To better understand the philosophy that governs the Dô (the way), our event Escale au Japon : Du “Dô” à la cicatrice dorée will combine lectures and martial arts demonstrations. A unique and exceptional lecture will be given by Showzi Tsukamoto, Japanese teacher of kinstugi (the art of repairing the wounds of ceramics with a golden lacquer). His arrival in Belgium was initiated by the non-profit organization named L'Arbre à Plumes.

 
Musée royal de Mariemont
Chaussée de Mariemont 100
7140 Morlanwelz
 
URL
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+3264273708
09/15
1pm-5pm
Workshop

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Discover Kintsugi 1 DAY workshop : Beginners

Learn the art of Kintsugi—repairing ceramics using lacquer dusted with precious metals. While it usually takes more than a month to finish a Kintsugi piece, Showzi have developed this lesson so you can participate in this craft in one afternoon. With his guidance, you'll apply lacquer and 24-karat gold powder using the traditional techniques and methods. You'll leave with your own Kintsugi piece as a souvenir of the experience.

 
L’Arbre à Plumes – Rollebeek Galerie des Arts
28 rue de Rollebeek
1000 Brussels (Sablon)
 
URL
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+32 476 23 51 52
09/15
10:00 - 19:00
Competition
Sport- running event

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Team Belgium Run to Tokyo

Enjoy the Olympic & Japanese atmosphere of this unique event celebrating the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020.

Form a team of 5 runners and run the distance of a marathon in relay. Your team will also be able to win ‘time bonusses’ at one of the sports challenges. Many Olympic athletes will be present to cheer for the participants and to participate themselves to the activities.

The Run to Tokyo will bring a bit of Japan and the Tokyo Games to Brussels.
It’s a perfect team-building activity open to all supporters, family & friends.
More than ever, participating is more important than winning.



 
Drohme - Hippodrome de Boitsfort
114 Chaussée de la Hulpe
1000 Bruxelles
 
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09/21,22,28,29
14:00-18:00
Exhibition
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Kanako Higa et Isabelle Jadot - Exhibition

On the occasion of the official reopening of the renovated space.
Huy Academy of Fine Arts proposes to discover two artists.
Kanako Higa will offer her engravings with finesse and poetry. Isabelle Jadot will offer her paintings, some works on paper of her scientific and cartesian sensibility.

 
Galerie Espace Place Verte
Place Verte 6
Huy 4500
 
URL
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085/217821
Date Category Title Venue Info
10/01 Exhibition
Demonstration
Meeting
Course

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Antwerp Sake Festival 2019

The First Sake Festival 2019
Degustations, Masterclasses, Live Music

 
Vrijdagmarkt
 
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10/03-11/30

Mon-Fri
14:00-18:00

Opening:
10/02
18:00-21:00
Exhibition

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Aki KURODA : RECENT WORKS

The Bruno Lussato Institute, in collaboration with the Hangar Art Centre, has invited a major Japanese artist, Aki KURODA, who lives and works in Paris, to exhibit his recent works. His pictures are an echo of nature, cosmos and old Japanese myths.

The Bruno Lussato Institute is located in a beautiful Art Deco house in Uccle (Brussels) a large Japanese Mingei art collection, frequentlysh : lacquerware, masks, kimonos, textiles and ceramics dating from the 12th to the 19th century.
Concerts and conferences by distinguished musicians and prominent personalities on various subjects are given on a monthly basis at the Institute with a focus on Japan. Workshops are devoted to traditional Japanese craftsmanship such as Calligraphy, Ikebana, Origami. Tea ceremonies are also organized.
The Institute regularly hosts temporary exhibitions with top-quality artists. The permanent collection is frequently shown in major museums around the world.

Bruno Lussato Institute – 52-54 avenue de la Sapinière-1180 Brussels
Tel 02 372 38 03 – Email : info@brunolussatoinstitute.be
www.brunolussatoinstitute.be

 
INSTITUT BRUNO LUSSATO
52 Avenue de la Sapinière
1180 Brussels
URL
Email
023723803
10/05
at 20:00
Concert

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Piano recital Kotaro Fukuma

The world famous Japanese pianist KOTARO FUKUMA is returning to Belgium for a unique recital on the 5th of October. Mr. Fukuma will perform works of Chopin, Bizet, Tsjaikovsky, Scriabin, Fauré and Ravel.
Reservations: erik.vertriest@skynet.be – tel. 0478 49 44 26.
 
Cultuurkapel Sint-Vincent
Sint-Antoniuskaai 10
9000 Gent
 
 
10/05
at 10:30
Cinema
Miscellaneous

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Screening Manbiki kazoku (original) + Mirai no Mirai(French)

Screening of the movie Manbiki kazoku, directed by Mr. Hirokazu Kore-eda in room 1. Children who are at least 5 years old and understand French can see see the movie Mirai no Mirai (dir. Mamoru Hosoda) in room 2. Our association, called Loupiote ASBL, raises awareness of cultural benefits of the Cinema. We screen movies for adults and children, plus we organise a debate and a workshop for children every two saturdays at 10.30AM for a very affordable 2,5 euro per person.
 
Cinéma Vendôme
Chaussée de Wavre 18
1050 Bruxelles
 
URL
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+32492828489
10/06
at 15:00
Concert

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Classy Sundays #1

Classy Sundays is celebrating its 4th edition! Four Sundays a year, top musicians from all over the world come together in the beautiful city of Aarschot (Belgium) to share some of the most beautiful chamber music pieces with you. The intimacy of this music and the enthusiasm of the young musicians create a unique combination. Take a seat and enjoy!
 
CC Het Gasthuis, theaterzaal
Gasthuisstraat 22
3200 Aarschot
 
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0032 (0)16564824
10/07
at 18:00 & 20:30
Concert
Dance

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Il Corpo Dentro

Festival Artonov


A performance that combines Buthoh dance, Bauhaus design and music.
In the exceptional setting of the Villa Empain, the opening night of the ARTONOV Festival pays tribute to Bauhaus for the one hundredth anniversary of the movement born in Weimar. Il Corpo Dentro is a show created by three artists: Sonia Biacchi (costume designer), Atsushi Takenouchi (choreographer and Butoh dancer) and Hiroko Komiya (musician), who engage in different aesthetic approaches yet possess similar philosophies. The original costumes in Bauhaus style, on loan from the Venice Theatrical Research Center, are inspired by the three-part ballet of Oskar Schlemmer. The staging by dancer Atsushi Takenouchi highlights the forms of the space building a true architecture of the body.
 
Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67
1050 Ixelles
 
URL
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0468121774
10/08
10/15
at 19:30
Concert

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Brussels Piano Festival

Brussels Piano Festival give recitals every Tuesday in October. We invite 2 great Japanese pianists, Atsushi Imada on the 8th, Tomoharu Ushida on the 15th, this year. We would much appreciate if we could share this fantastic opportunities together.
 
Brussels Town Hall, Salle Gothique
in Grand Place
 
URL
Email
0494654770
10/09
at 20:00 & 21:30
Miscellaneous

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Cartographie Sensorielle

Festival Artonov


A performance that combines culinary art, poetry, parfum, sensations and music.
Ryoko Sekiguchi, writer
Trami Nguyen, musician, visual and performance artist
Sugio Yamaguchi, chef

Each city has its own mapping system reflecting its shadows, its portrait, catered to those who want to travel by foot or on motorised vehicles. And for those who move a bit differently? Is there a city map for the birds? For dogs? It would be the same for us, if we were to move with our eyes closed; the landmarks necessary to reach our destination would become completely different. We would feel the heat of the sun hit us as we walk into an open square and the smell of butter coming from the bakery around the corner. This evening, it is the perfume of jasmine flowers who will show us the way. Each living being relies on its senses to guide them in the world. So, does a city map for ghosts exist? And for ourselves, in our dreams, which map would serve us?
 
MAD Brussels Fashion and Art Platform
Place du Nouveau Marché aux Grains 10
1000 Bruxelles
 
URL
Email
0468121774
10/11-20 Concert
Exhibition
Cinema
Workshop

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Japanese Week

Exhibitions, concerts, workshops, conference, market and Japanese brunch, cinema ...
More informations : https://www.silly.be/evenements/semaine-japonaise
 
Place communale 18
7830 Silly
 
URL
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068250512
10/11-11/02

Opening:
10/10
5-8pm
Exhibition

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TODAY

Takuro Kuwata grounds his work within the tradition of Japanese ceramics. His work joyfully mixes traditional techniques and experimental protocols into a dynamic, colourful, and exuberant production.
 
Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud
Rue de Praetere 7
1050 Ixelles
 
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10/12
15:00-17:00
MeetingBNK Nihongo hanasoukai

Let's talk in Japanese ('Nihongo Hanasoukai') is an event organized by BNK (Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers) vzw/asbl.

We welcome all people interested in practicing speaking Japanese, as well as native speakers who want to exchange information or simply networking. No registration is required. Just come and join us!

 
Av. des Citronniers 58
1020 Bruxelles
Metro No.6 Roi Baudouin
 
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10/13
14:00-17:00
Demonstration

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Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony at La Maison Cauchie



Join us in the beautiful settings of the Cauchie House for an unforgettable traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony held by Saian Ansyu, a certified Tea Master from Japan.

After the tea ceremony, you will also do a guided tour of the first floor, a masterpiece of Art nouveau rich in Japanese influences.

* Duration of the ceremony + visit : 1 hour
* Starting time in French: 14h00 or 14h45
* Starting time in English: 15h30 or 16h15

You will have the possibility to choose your preferred starting time and language when buying the tickets.
 
La Maison Cauchie
Rue des Francs 5
1040 Bruxelles
 
URL
Email
0473 64 26 97
10/13 Concert

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SOMEI YOSHINO



SOMEI YOSHINO (ソメイヨシノ), the new unit of RYU, ex-singer of Visual Kei band OROCHI, will be for the first time in France, Belgium, The Netherlands in October! RYU will be mixing rock and the traditional Japanese flute

Tickets: https://www.weezevent.com/somei-yoshino-liege?fbclid=IwAR36a4e7cexo8J3h9Q9vJZ9Llfva8blYCfZDLcoYxsDJzVRQov2r4eK3LhY
 
Le Garage Creative Music
Rue Marengo 27
4000 Liège
 
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FB
10/18
19:00-23:00
Exhibition

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Light Meets Color

Art expo featuring works by Kanta Kimura (Berlin-based Japanese/German artist) and Bernard Gilbert (Brussels-based Belgian painter). Kunstraum is a not-for-profit art project dedicated to introducing emerging artists via our website, social media, and our new expo space in Uccle. Our inaugural expo on 18 October, Light Meets Color, is by invitation only. To register visit www.kunstraum.art/events.

Reservation required: www.kunstraum.art/events
 
Kunstraum
13 Chemin des Pins
1180 Uccle
 
URL
Email
+32(0)475416877
10/18-04/19 Exhibition

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Cool Japan

Cool Japan showcases the world’s fascination with Japanese visual culture.
Using historic highlights from its own Japan collection and selected loans, the MAS shows how contemporary icons are predicated on a long tradition.
Not only is there lots to see, there’s also lots to do. Visitors can converse with Pepper, the humanoid robot. For fans of comic books and graphic novels, there are thousands of mangas to choose from for a good read.

Cool Japan is an exhibition of the National Museum of World Cultures, the Netherlands adapted by the MAS, Antwerp.
 
MAS | Museum aan de Stroom
Hanzestedenplaats 1
2000 Antwerp
 
URL
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+32 33384400
10/19
20:00
Dance

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Kara-da-Kara by Azusa Takeuchi

(Belgian premiere)

Young Japanese choreographer Azusa Takeuchi echoes Martha Graham’s words that “the body never lies and the more time goes by, the more traces become visible” to present “a piece on the body’s existence”, questioning the foundation of certain philosophies that distinguish the body from the soul. To address the soul and summon ghosts, she has crept into the light installation by the visual artist Nicolas Villenave (The song of filament) consisting of 81 bulbs that create waves around her flexible, deliberately contorted body. In a moving space featuring a sky of stars or a sea of fireflies, the installation produces a rhythm in tune with the dancer’s movements, which live musician Shinjiro Yamaguchi strives to recompose with great finesse.
With the meanings of the words “kara” (void), “karada” (body) and “dakara” (because), Azusa Takeuchi provides the keys to a performance in the form of meditation, extreme care and attention, and infinite poetry rooted in Japanese culture.
 
Charleroi danse - Les Ecuries
Boulevard Pierre Mayence 65c
6000 Charleroi
 
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10/19-20 Workshop

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Mitsuteru UESHIBA - Dojo Cho

Le Belgian Aikikai orgaise un stage international sous la direction de Mitsuteru UESHIBA, Dojo Cho de l'Aikikai So Hombu, à l'occasion des 60 ans de relations diplomatiques entre le Japon et l'Union européenne.
 
Centre Adeps de Blocry
Place des Sports 1
1348 Louvain-La-Neuve
 
URL
Email
+32(0)25374762
10/22
8:45-18:30
Symposium

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10th Anniversary Kobe University Brussels European Centre Symposium
‘Open Science, Evolving Societies: New Horizons for EU-Japan Research’


The high-level Symposium ‘Open Science, Evolving Societies: New Horizons for EU-Japan Research ’will take place on 22 October 2019 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Jointly organized with the VUB, this event celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Kobe University Brussels European Centre Symposium, and the continued active presence of Kobe University in Brussels.
The symposium will open with presentations by Kobe University President Hiroshi Takeda, VUB Rector Caroline Pauwels, DG RTD Director-General Jean-Eric Paquet, and H.E. the Japanese Ambassador to the EU Kazuo Kodama.

This year’s event directly builds on the recent adoption of the EU-Japan EPA and SPA, which provide fresh impetus to EU-Japan cooperation in R&I, and on the new perspectives offered by a future Association of Japan to Horizon Europe.

Three parallel sessions will address highly topical themes in the areas of economics, natural sciences, and SSH:
• EU-Japan EPA and SPA: joining forces for a rule-based international economic order
• Food system for quality, safety and functionality
• Preserving the past, celebrating the present, embracing the future: a new era for EU-Japan cultural heritage research.

In addition, three interactive workshops and brokerage events will aim at developing concrete EU-Japan research projects in response to Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe priorities.
As the first Japanese university to open an office in Brussels in 2010, Kobe University has been a pioneer in developing research and innovation cooperation between Japan and Europe, with over 140 agreements with European universities. One of the most resolutely international of Japanese academic and research institutions, Kobe University was the first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Japan, actively participated in Erasmus + and FP7, and in several consortia responding to Horizon 2020 research calls.
The 10th Anniversary Symposium will feature over 40 speakers who will present some of the latest results in key research areas between Japanese universities and partner institutions in the EU. Presentations and open workshops will provide the audience with ample opportunities to interact with leading Japanese and European researchers, and gain valuable insights into the latest collaborative projects between the EU and Japan.
 
Vrije University Brussels, U-Residence Conference Centre
Bd General Jacques 271
1050 Brussels
 
URL
Email
026726460
0477274663
10/27-11/24

Wed-Sun
12h-19h
Exhibition

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Encre Noire, Soleil Levant

4 artistes japonais, en collaboration avec la Galerie Kitai de Tokyo.
calligraphie tout en geste encre Sumi sur papier poésie du Soleil Levan
 
L'Arbre à Plumes
Rue de Rollebeek 28
Bruxelles
 
URL
Email
+32 476 235 152
10/31
11/14&28
12/12&19

14h30-17h
Course

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IKEBANA AUTUMN COURSE

In the beautiful setting of the Bruno Lussato Institute, an Art Deco house with a large Japanese Mingei art collection, surrounded by nature, you have the opportunity to follow an autumn Ikebana course under the direction of Milena Depelsenaire who has been practising Japanese floral art for many years following the principles of the Sogetsu school.
Sessions on 31 October, 14 & 28 November, 12 & 19 December
from 14.30 to 17.00 pm
Price : 30€ per session including material & flowers
Places are limited so to take part please send an email to brunolussatoinstitute52@gmail.com
 
52-54 Avenue de la Sapnière
1180 Brussels
 
Email
023723803
Date Category Title Venue Info
11/09
at 20:15
 
Concert191109_paradiselost Paradise Lost: Strauss, Wagner, Takemitsu, Yoshimatsu

Earthly paradise, a romantic idyll, true love: this is the beginning of the programme. From Strauss’ symphonic birthday present for his wife to the sorrow and homesickness of Takemitsu, in his typically strange style uniting Japanese tradition and western innovation.
With Vaughan Williams’ lark, dark clouds threaten and the mood becomes gloomy. Yoshimatsu mourns the nearly extinct toki or Japanese crested ibis, and Richard Strauss ends with the death of an artist.

 
Flagey
Heilig Kruisplein
1050 Brussels
 
URL
Email
02 627 11 66
11/21
at 11:20
 
Meeting191121_hockey Get Inspired by the Belgium National Hockey Team on its Way to Tokyo 2020

BJA is organizing its Leadership Luncheon where Mr. Shane McLeod, Red Lions Coach and Mr. Félix Denayer, Team Player, will share the formula for success for creating a unified team that becomes top in its field.

 
Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel
Avenue Louise 71
1050 Brussels
 
URL
Email
02 644 14 05
11/22-01/11
 
Exhibition191122_hafu2hafu Hāfu2Hāfu

Hāfu2Hāfu est un projet de photographie en cours à l’échelle mondiale qui vise à explorer ce que signifie être « hāfu », une personne avec un parent japonais. Photographe indépendant d’origine belge et japonaise basé à Maastricht, Tetsuro Miyazaki (1978) a interviewé et présenté plus de 150 compatriotes hāfu japonais avec un parent provenant de près de 100 pays différents.
Les personnes présentées dans cette exposition ne répondent pas aux questions mais plutôt les posent : chaque hāfu pose une question à vous, le spectateur. Avec ces questions, Hāfu2Hāfu tente de créer un dialogue et stimuler une réflexion personnelle sur les questions identitaires afin de trouver des réponses par soi-même.

 
Point Culture Liège
Rue de l’Official 1-5
4000 Liège
 
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11/30
at 14:00

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Competition191030_speechcontest The 28th JAPANESE SPEECH CONTEST in Belgium

Japanese speech contest for non-Japanese who live in Belgium and neighboring countries.

Organized by NIHONJINKAI a.s.b.l. with the support of the Embassy of Japan in Belgium.

First Prize: Round-Trip to Japan

Application Details: http://www.nihonjinkai.be/en/application_lang.html

Application Deadline: 8 November 2019

 
The Japanese School of Brussels
Avenue des Meunier 133
1160 Bruxelles
 
URL
Email
02.647.38.39
Date Category Title Venue Info
12/06
at 18:30
Concert191206_bozar SAIYUKI, JOURNEY TO THE WEST
OPENING CONCERT OF THE ASEM CULTURAL FESTIVAL IN BRUSSELS

Saiyuki Trio and Friends:
Nguyên Lê electric guitar - Prabhu Edouard indian percussion & vocals - Mieko Miyazaki koto & vocals
Special guests:
Raphaelle Brochet vocals - Illya Amar vibraphone - Michel Alibo bass - Israel Varela
A concert based on the epic novel : “Saiyuki” the 16th century masterpiece by Wu Cheng'en.
Saiyuki, its name in Japanese, offers a vision that combines tradition and modernity and fuses the rich cultural heritage stretching from India to Japan with world music and jazz. This show builds bridges between modernity and tradition, between jazz and traditional music.

 
BOZAR
Rue Ravensteinstraat 23
1000 Brussel
 
URL
Email
+3225078200
12/14
15:00-17:00
MeetingBNK Nihongo hanasoukai

Let's talk in Japanese ('Nihongo Hanasoukai') is an event organized by BNK (Belgian Association of Japanese Language Teachers) vzw/asbl.

We welcome all people interested in practicing speaking Japanese, as well as native speakers who want to exchange information or simply networking. No registration is required. Just come and join us!

 
Av. des Citronniers 58
1020 Bruxelles
Metro No.6 Roi Baudouin
 
URL
Email
12/15
15h-16h
Concert191215_degustation 31ème Dégustation-Concert

Misako Toyofuku-Baujard (Flûte), Yuina Takamizo (Saxophone), Tokuko Kakiuchi-Guiot (Piano)
Programme: A. Waignein, C. Corea, A. Piazzolla, ...
Réservation obligatoire car nombre de places assises limité.

 
Restaurant "Les Pêcheries"
rue des Pêcheries 97
1170 Watermael-Boitsfort
 
Email
12/17,18,19
at 8pm
Concert191217_kabuki The Scarlet Princess

A major theatre event of Europalia Romania and this event will be part of the amazing opening show of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.

The Scarlet Princess is a piece by Tsuruya Nanboku IV. Nanboku was the son of a 19th century dry-cleaner when he joined a famous kabuki troupe to then become one of the most famous writers of his time.

In The Scarlet Princess, Father Seigen falls in love with one of his young disciples. Forced to have a platonic love, they both decide to kill themselves. But the priest survives. Seventeen years later, a princess comes to the temple to become a nun. The priest sees in her the reincarnation of his former lover.

The Scarlet Princess is a play about obsessive passions, murders and vengeance. And that’s why Silviu Purcarete, great master of the Romanian theatre, chose to stage this story, using his great talent for images and irony.

He is adapting the kabuki codes – sophisticated costumes and make-up, abundance of stage tricks, etc. – and use them so the ten performers and technicians can fully occupy the Grande Halle. He is also using European techniques, a hint of expressionism, an atmosphere and excursus that underline the humour of the original text.

 
Halles de Schaerbeek
Rue Royale Sainte Marie 22
1030 Bruxelles
 
URL
Email
02/218.21.07
12/20
at 19:00
Concert191220_hiroshima BENEFIT CONCERT
ELISABETH HIROSHIMA


Samenwerking tussen Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel en Elisabeth University of Music

Reservatie: 0476075847

 
Concertzaal Koninklijk Conservatorim Brussel
Regentschapsstraat 30
1000 Brussel
 
0476075847