Read more about the Taiko Stairmaster Workshop.
An interview with Mika Horie, an artist passionate about Japanese paper and cyanotype printing. She tells about her journey, traditional gampi papermaking, and captivating blend of Western photography with Japanese handcraft.
K-Pop vs. J-Pop, this blog post explores the vibrant worlds of Korean and Japanese pop music. Join us as we embark on a musical journey!
What are the key differences of Japanese art vs Chinese art? And what influenced them? While both traditions hold immense cultural significance, they possess distinct characteristics that set them apart. A guest blog by Joost.
Would you like to fold an origami parakeet? In this blog post, we will explore more about this origami model, its simplicity, beauty, and the culture of origami in Japan.
On Saturday night 15 April, there will be a Night of Light with Japanese music, during which you can listen to Japanese flutes and shrutibox in the Dom in Utrecht. Read more about this concert organised by the Japan Fans Foundation.
A blog full of beautiful photos of kendo by Ivo de Haard. Ivo is a Dutch photographer who, among other things, shot a beautiful series about the budo called “kendo“, the Japanese form of fencing. Japan Fans founder Martine spoke with him about his inspiration and background.
Are you a fan of Japanese music? Then we have an interesting announcement for you! Jacob Kellerman (guitar) and the New European Ensemble will be playing world premieres of Toshio Hosokawa (Japan) and Pasi Lyytikäinen (Finland), on Sunday the 12th of March in ‘De Nieuwe Kerk’, Den haag.
Following the success of Pink Floyd tribute project, Genshishinbo, the Japan Fans are now excited to present a virtual concert featuring the talented singer-songwriter and guitarist, Yutaro Ogida.
Welcome to our blog about creating art with Ginkgo leaves! If you love Japanese arts & crafts and the beauty of nature, then you are in for a treat.