The Japan Fans organise all kinds of concerts – both virtual and live – and also make Japanese music at other Japanese events in the Netherlands. One of the areas we are currently exploring is Japanese folksongs on piano.
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.
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.
The Japan Fans Utrecht organise concerts with Japanese music from the movies of Studio Ghibli. Read more about this Ghibli music concert series in this blog post!
As a result of the concerts with Japanese flute music, which Japan Fans Utrecht organised at CAMERA JAPAN festival and the Manga and Japanese Culture Week, among others, founder Martine was interviewed by Simone Langejan for the national daily paper Algemeen Dagblad. An English translation can be found below, with …
As announced in our FB group, tomorrow is the day! We will get together to watch a free taiko live stream concert by one of the best taiko groups in the world.