Events that took place in 2018


Exhibition “Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s”

The exhibition “Photographic Images and Matter: Japanese Prints of the 1970s” was opened on 20. June at Estonian Film Museum.  This exhibition will be held until 2. September.

The exhibition is organized by Embassy of Japan in Estonia and Estonian History Museum in collaboration with Japan Foundation.
More information:

12th Japanese Animation Film Festival JAFF (13.-23.04)

Japanese Animation Film Festival JAFF, organized by NPO Otaku in cooperation with Japan Foundation, takes place from April 13 until April 23 in Tallinn and Tartu.

Overview of all the films and schedule of the festival is available in the catalog:

Please see the information about the tickets and other details on the websites of each cinema:
Artis (Tallinn):
Cinamon Kosmos (Tallinn):
Coca Cola Plaza (Tallinn):
Cinamon (Tartu):


Embassy of Japan on Tourest 2018 (9.02-11.02)

Embassy of Japan will participate at the 27th international Tourism Fair TOUREST 2018 that will take place 9.02-11.02. Come and join the activities and workshops of Japanese Embassy (booth H8 at the Global Village).

We will hold workshops, demonstrations and many more interesting activities to introduce Japanese culture. Please see the program below.

Entrance to the Tourest 2018 at Estonian Fairs’ exhibition center is free of charge, when you show the below voucher at the ticket gate.
Free invitation
Ticket information  
Activities taking place at the Embassy´s StandH8 Global Village”
10:00-11:00         Ikebana Demonstration
11:00-11:45         Sushi Workshop for Children
12:00-12:20         Sushi Demonstration
14:00-14:50         Lecture about Studying in Japan
15:00-15:50         Lecture about Traveling in Japan
16:00-16:30         Japanese language class for children

Activities taking place at the Travellers´ Club C-Hall
11:00-11:45         Shodō Workshop I       * Prior registration necessary
12:00-12:45         Shodō Workshop II     * Prior registration necessary
Performance at the Main Stage
13.00-13.30  Takamasa Fujima, Kabuki Performance "Shakkyo"                         HARMONY OF JAPAN
16.30-17.00  Takamasa Fujima, Kabuki Performance "Shakkyo" HARMONY OF JAPAN
Activities taking place at the Embassy´s StandH5 Global Village”
12:00-12:30         Sushi Demonstration
13:00-13:50         Making Friendship Cards
15:00-15:50         Origami Workshop