The Blue Zone of Okinawa, Japan, is one of the world’s five Blue Zones, where people live longer and healthier lives than the global average. Their secrets to longevity include a focus on Ikigai (finding your purpose), Hara Hachi Bu (eating in moderation), Moai (strong social connections), movement and mindfulness, …
“A Memorable Day at the Japanese Language Festival” is a guest blog written by an anonymous attendee of the Nihongo Matsuri on September 10th 2023. All pictures were taken by the organization of the event, with many thanks to Tibo for editing them!
Mukashi Banashi is the title of our mini event, this Sunday, where we will read a Japanese fairytale.
Read more about the Taiko Stairmaster Workshop.
On 16 September, Japanese flute music about birds will be heard in the Dom Church in Utrecht. This concert is supported by the Japan Fans foundation.
An Utrecht Haiku Encounter Day? Yup! Behind the scenes, Japan Fans have been working on it for a while: the Haiku Meeting Day with the theme “wabi-sabi together”. Read more about it in this little blog!
Last Friday, the Japan Fans Utrecht hosted two origami workshops at De Wilg, for their summer festival. Here’s a recap of that pleasant afternoon!
On Friday afternoon 23 June (after our Japanese classes), the Japan Fans are organising two Origami Workshops at De Wilg.
Last week, Linda Holiday sensei gave a special budo lesson to the members of Yatagarasu Aikido Utrecht, in the beautiful dojo of Aikido Vereniging Domstad. Here are some pictures of this event.