Are you new to The Netherlands? Need an expert to show you the ropes? Nicki is here to help! The president of the Japan Fans foundation offers guided tours in the Netherlands.
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.
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!
It is with great honour and gratitude that we present on the Japan Fans website: an interview with mr. HORINOUCHI Hidehisa, the Japanese Ambassador to the Netherlands. We would like to thank the Ambassador for taking the time to answer our questions. きょうしゅくです!
Last Sunday, Hortus Overzee organised for the fourteenth time its cultural Japan Day, during which one could immerse oneself in special cultural, culinary and artistic atmospheres in and around the Japanese garden “Meeting of the Streams”. Among other Japan Fans, our board member Marieke was there.
Most of the Japan Fans’ events are in the centre of Utrecht, but last Friday, we had a “mini matsuri” (in Dutch, we call that a “matsurietje”) in Culemborg.
In this first-of-its-kind video of frequently asked questions about Japan, Japan specialist Nicki answers the five questions she currently receives most often. Nicki van Ingen Schenau has lived in Japan for 10 years where she set up her successful company, Tokio Tours. She currently lives in Amsterdam and is chairperson …