For the project “The Spirit of Kanji“, we interviewed Utrechters of Asian descent. One of those people was Toshio and you can read his interview below: Being a bisexual Japanese at home in Utrecht. The artwork will also be on display at the Japan Fans exhibition in ACU.
Perhaps you had already come across them here & there in Utrecht? They hang, lie and stand in community centres, libraries and cafés, among other places: the results of our artistic research “The Spirit of Kanji“. From 1 October, we will exhibit more of our Japanese arts in ACU Utrecht.
Of course, the Japan Fans study group was super happy when the Enishi team sent them a matcha box out of the blue as a surprise! Take a quick look at what we all got in this Enishi Matcha Box Unboxing!
In this blogpost, the Japan Fans show you how to create Asian Fusion Food. Easy, healthy and veg(etari)an pan-Asian cuisine. Enjoy!
While surfing the web for some inspiration for the music in our Japanese cultural centre, we stumbled upon the works of City Pop DJ Van Paugam.
Would you like to learn the Japanese language in Utrecht? Because we get so many questions about where in Utrecht you can take Japanese language classes (from English and from Dutch), we have created this page. This way you can contact the teachers directly, without intermediaries. Ganbatte!
In our series of Japanese recipes, we also have a section of “pandesserts” – with pan Asian desserts, cakes, and more sweet delicacies & delights! Today, we proudly present you this pandessert: Takonoki – Japanese pandan dessert cake.
The first Japanese art that many people encounter is the art of paper folding: origami! In this video, Japan Fan Farah from Pakistan folds a cute little origami cat. A step by step follow along video.
In our series on Japanese music, we would like to introduce you to some Japanese folk songs on tenor recorder. The Japan Fans performed these (among others) at CAMERA JAPAN, the Manga & Japanese Culture Week in the Neude Library in Utrecht, and the Heuvelrug festival in Driebergen.