Announcements

On 19. April and 26. April at 20:00 “Tokyo Phoenix, The Rise of Modern Japan” on ETV2

On 19. April and 26. April at 20:00 a documentary “Tokyo Phoenix, The Rise of Modern Japan” will be screened in two parts on ETV2 channel. The film is in English with Estonian subtitles (partly with English subtitles). “Tokyo Phoenix, The Rise of Modern Japan” will be broadcasted in Estonia with the support of the Japan Foundation, ETV2 and in cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Estonia.

The film was produced by CC&C - Louis Vaudeville, Arte France and NHK.

The trailer and the synopsis can be found on the homepage of CC&C:
http://www.cccprod.com/en/tokyo-phenix-cataclysmes-et-renaissances,34.php
 

13th Japanese Animation Film Festival (12.-22.04)

13th Japanese Animation Film Festival “JAFF”, organized by NPO Otaku in cooperation with Japan Foundation, takes place from 12. April until 22. April in Tallinn.
 
During the festival around 20 films will be shown. The films are on many different topics like artificial intelligence, time-travel and about characters like Godzilla or people, who stop aging. On 12. April at 17:30, JAFF will be opened with the screening of FLAVORS OF YOUTH.
 
Please see the information about the films and details about the Artis cinema (Estonia pst. 9) below.

Location: https://www.kino.ee/eng/Info/Location/
Tickets: https://www.kino.ee/eng/Tickets/PricesNew
Programme of Artis Cinema (in English): https://www.kino.ee/eng/Movies/ComingSoon
Film list of JAFF (in Estonian): https://www.kino.ee/Events/13JAFF

 



 

“Hasekura,  a samurai at the Vatican” on ETV2 on 15 March at 20:00

On 15. March at 20:00 on ETV2 channel  “Hasekura, a samurai at the Vatican” (fiction-documentary, 2018) will be screened. The film is in English with Estonian subtitles (partly with English subtitles).

“Hasekura, a samurai at the Vatican” will be broadcasted in Estonia with the support of the Japan Foundation, ETV2 and in cooperation of the Embassy of Japan in Estonia.

The documentary is about an expedition led by the samurai Hasekura Tsunenaga and the Franciscan monk Luis Sotelo from Japan to Europe.

Please see more information and the trailer on the homepage of one of the producers Terranoa on the below link.
Introduction and trailer of “Hasekura, a samurai at the Vatican” can be found on the homepage of Terranoa:  http://www.terranoa.com/product/product.php?code=2299

 


 


Embassy of Japan on Tourest 2019 (8.02-10.02)

Embassy of Japan will be participating at Tourest 2019 and arranging cultural presentations, demonstrations and many more interesting activities of Japanese culture at the stand H6 and workshops at Travellers´ Club in C-hall.

On that occasion, the Embassy will arrange manga and shodō workshops, which will take place on Saturday, 9. February at Tourest 2019 as following schedule:

11:00 – 11:50 Calligraphy Workshop I (Hiroyuki Sonobe) *
12:00 – 12:45 Calligraphy Workshop II (Hiroyuki Sonobe) *
13:00 – 13:45 Manga Workshop for Children (in Estonian and Russian) (Galina Zaitseva)*
14:00 – 14:45 Manga Workshop for Youth and Adults (in Estonian and Russian) (Galina Zaitseva)*

*Manga and calligraphy workshops taking place at Traveller´s Corner are with pre-registration only! Please send your full name, phone number and workshop time of your preference to culture@ti.mofa.go.jp by Thursday, February 7, 16:00.
Additionally, the activities at the stand H6 will be held according to the timetable below:

Saturday, 9. February
10:00-10:45 Ikebana Demonstration (Ingrid Allik)
11:00-11:45 Sushi Workshop for Children (Maria Lilje, Sushimon)
12:00-12:20 Sushi Demonstration (Maria Lilje, Sushimon)
12:30-14:30 Japanese Board Games (Kevin Kallikorm, Japanese Culture Club Asashio)
15:00-15:50 Travel Advise for Visitors about Japan (Kaia Jallai, Japanese Culture Club Asashio)
16:00-16:30 Japanese language class for children (Natalia Orshanskaya, JEL School)

Sunday, 10. February
10:00-12:00 Japanese Board Games (Japanese Culture Club Asashio)
10:00-11:30 Origami Workshop (Natalia Orshanskaya, JEL School)
12:00-12:30 Sushi Workshop for Children (Maria Lilje, Sushimon)
13:00-14:00 Origami and Making Friendship Cards (Natalia Orshanskaya, JEL School)

Entrance to the Tourest 2018 at Estonian Fairs’ exhibition centre is free of charge, when you show the voucher at the ticket gate:

Ticket Information
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