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Glendale artist exhibits work in Japan a...

Kelly CorriganContact Reporter The Armenian Embassy in Japan invited Glendale artist Srboohie Abajian to exhibit her art earlier this month during “Armenia Culture Week” in Tokyo. The work consists of five 9-foot-by-4-foot outdoor sculptures, depicting eyes, hands and faces that show human emotion expressed by people demanding their rights. In Tokyo, she also exhibited an art-on-canvas piece from the series, “All Roads Lead to People,” which was on display at the Brand Library & Art Center in 2014. The series explores the human need for companionship. With a...
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“Week of Armenian Culture” in Tokyo

“Week of Armenian Culture” in Tokyo

May 15, 2017  From May 9 to 14, in the capital of Japan- Tokyo took place the annual event “Week of Armenian Culture”, which has already become traditional. This year it was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and Japan. The week of culture has been organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Japan with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia. During the week of culture there took place exhibitions of famous Armenian and Japanese artists, an evening of the...
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The Representative of Komitas Museum-Institute has participated in the Congress of the International Musicological Society in Tokyo

The Representative of Komitas Museum-Ins...

30 March 2017 The Congress of the International Musicological Societyhas taken place on March 19-23 in Tokyo. This congress, which takes place once in five years, is the biggest global event in the sphere of musicology, during which there take place different workshops with various themes. The previous congresses have taken place in Rome (2012), in Zurich (2007) and so on. The administrative center of the International Musicological Society is located in Switzerland, but musicologists presenting all the countries of the world are included in it. As it is informed...
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On 19.01.2017 Armenian Songs with Violin was Performance in Japan

On 19.01.2017 Armenian Songs with Violin...

Jan 19: Armenian Songs with violin, percussion and vocal. Komitas, A.Khachaturyan, T.Mansourian, A.Kartalyan … and the first performance of “Seven Armenian Songs” by Gabriela L. Frank. Excellent performance in Yokohama, thank you Movses, Kuniko and Tony! Next concert is on Jan 20 in Toyohashi city. the material is taken from Embassy of Armenia to...
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An Armenian Film at “Senior Women’s Film Festival” in Osaka

An Armenian Film at “Senior Women’...

In November in Osaka Town in Japan, there is held a small and unusual film festival “Senior Women’s Film Festival”, in which there participate either the films of women directors, who are over 60 or films, which tell about elderly women. This year the guest of the festival was a film director from Armenia Mariam Ohanyan. She presented her 30-minute documentary film “Dissapearing Shadows of the Ancestors” with English and Japanese subtitles. The film tells about the aunt of the film director – sculptor Heriknaz Galstyan (1959-2015). In the frameworks of the...
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The Pianist Yuko Yoshioka  will  have a Solo Concert in Tokyo with the Armenian Program

The Pianist Yuko Yoshioka will have a ...

The 25th anniversary of Japan and Armenia Friendship Association will be marked by a festive concert. The Japanese pianist Yuko Yoshioka will take part in the event, which will take place on October 24 in Tokyo “PAUSE” Kawai Omotesando concert hall. Except the above-mentioned anniversary, the concert will also be dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the composer Arno Babajanyan. During the event, the pianist will perform the most famous piano works of Tatev Amiryan, Komitas, Aram Khachatryan and Arno Babajanyan. The event is organized by the Association. the material...
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Opening Ceremony of Plaque in Tokyo Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia

Opening Ceremony of Plaque in Tokyo Dedi...

16.09.2016 On September 16, with the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenian to Japan, in one of the central parks of Tokyo, in “Shiroyama Garden” grove took place the opening ceremony of the plaque “Cross-stone of Friendship”. The plaque is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia, the 24th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and Japan and it symbolizes the friendship of the Armenian and Japanese nations. The opening speech was delivered by the Ambassador of the Republic of...
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On July 25, 2016 in Tokyo, Took Place the Opening Ceremony of Exhibition of Famous Artist Arevik  Mkrtchyan

On July 25, 2016 in Tokyo, Took Place th...

On July 25, under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Japan, the opening reception of famous artist Arevik Mkrtchyan’s exhibition, organized by the “Sakura Tours” travel agency, took place in a large art hall in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo. the material is taken...
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Two new students from Japan will join UWC Dilijan

Two new students from Japan will join UW...

Two new students from Japan will join UWC Dilijan school in September this year. Congratulations!June 10, Keidanren Hall: Meeting with the new students, their parents and senior student Idomu Itoh, who arrived from Dilijan for summer break. the material is taken...
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Announcement of the Application for the 10th International MANGA Award

Announcement of the Application for the ...

1. Purpose To spread MANGA culture to overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through MANGA. 2. Prize (1) The Gold Award of the Tenth International MANGA Award will be given to the best MANGA work and the Silver Award will be given to three other excellent works. (2) The Gold Award and the Silver Award winners will be invited to Japan on the occasion of the award ceremony for around 10 days as an extra prize (exclude the fine work winners). 3. Conditions of Entry (1)The MANGA works (24 or more pages) must have been produced outside Japan. Both published and...
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Arax Mansourian: “I am so happy that I w...

March 22nd marked the launch of the Armenian Culture Week in Tokyo at Daikanyama Hillside Terrace. The event is being held with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Japan and is aimed at not only helping the Japanese become more familiar with Armenian culture, but also building a cultural bridge between Armenia and Japan. On March 24th, 26th and 27th, Armenian and Japanese musicians and well-known Soprano Arax Mansourian gave a concert that was held as part of a Armenian music festival. “The musical program was prepared by Japanese musician...
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Week of Armenian Culture in Tokyo

Week of Armenian Culture in Tokyo

27.03.2016 On March 22-27 there was held a week of Armenian culture in Tokyo, during which there took place different events with the participation of the Armenian and Japanese artists. The week launched at “Daykanama Hillside Terrace” hall complex, where “Shogakai”Union of Japan presented the art of the Japanese calligrapghy withthe Armenian motives: there were presented the works of the Armenian designer, painter Arev Petrosyan and the Japanese artist Makoto Maeda. During the week there took place the solo concert of Arax Mansouryan with the accompaniment of the...
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Exhibition of cat-themed ukiyo-e held in Tokyo

Exhibition of cat-themed ukiyo-e held in...

An exhibition of traditional ukiyo-e and other paintings featuring cats has opened in Tokyo on the annual day when Japan celebrates all things feline.February 22nd has been designated as Cat Day by some organizations because the word for “two” in Japanese, “ni,” sounds similar to “nyan,” the Japanese word for “meow.”A gallery in the Ginza district started showing more than 30 cat-related artworks on Monday. One ukiyo-e print depicts a kabuki actor playing a cat monster on stage. Another print shows cats bathing at a...
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Armenia-Japan Culture Week 2016

Armenia-Japan Culture Week 2016

ARMENIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL in JAPAN with Legendary Soprano ARAX MANSOURIAN Takahiro AKIBA (Piano, Director) Karen ISRAELYAN (Violin) Megumi NAKANOMORI (Piano) Ririko TAKAGI (Violin) Futo YAMANE (Cello) Very Special Guest Arax MANSOURIAN (Soprano) the material is taken...
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Armenian Dolls in Japanese Festival

Armenian Dolls in Japanese Festival

The 5th edition of the World Doll Festival will show this year about 1,370 dolls from all around the world, all of themwearing the typical garment from their original countries. In between them will be 14 from your country. The different booths will contain information about the World Cultural Heritages listed by UNESCO. The event will be held from 15th until 18th October, at Izutsu Yashiki (769-2901 Higashikagawa, Hiketa 2163, Japan; Tel.+81 879-238557). This year the exhibition is devoted to France and will harbour hand-made dolls from different regions in the...
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June 19: The visit Armenian ambassador...

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The First Japanese Student to Join UWC Dilijan International School

The First Japanese Student to Join UWC D...

Idomu is the first Japanese student to join UWC Dilijan International School, and will start his studies and life in Dilijan in 2015 August. the material is taken from https://www.facebook.com/pages/Embassy-of-Armenia-to-Japan/759921597408540
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It is not an American Roller Coaster, It is a Bridge in Japan

It is not an American Roller Coaster, It...

If you want with your car to have a feeling of an American roller coaster, so Japanese Eshima Ohashi Bridge gives you such an opportunity. However, there is no «dead loop», but driving on this bridge is awfully enough even with an express car. Adme.ru web-site has published those photos of the bridge which make people stiffen. The bridge connects together Sakaiminato and Matsue cities. Its length is 1, 7 km and the width is 11, 3m. With its size and firm construction this bridge is the third among world bridges. If you look this bridge from the very far corner so it...
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The Ancient Japanese Medicinal Mixture Recovers the Bones and Heals Sore Ankles

The Ancient Japanese Medicinal Mixture R...

The Japanese believe that this magic means gives a long and healthy life. For years, many people suffer from the pain of bones and joints. The drugs are expensive, especially the anesthetics and besides they are harmful for the whole body. This old natural receipt, which the Japanese use until the present day, will relieve your joint and bone pains. The samurais thought that the combination of vinegar and egg is the guarantee for strength and health. It contributes to the assimilation of proteins, calcium and vitamins. The peel of an egg contains 1800 mg calcium and human...
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Japan Exceeds in Speed Again

Japan Exceeds in Speed Again

Japan intends to create the fastest train in the world, which will have 480 km/h speed. Its designers intend to use the Maglev technology, which is a special magnetic energy. Due to them, it will be possible to be several inches above the concrete surface. By means of this magnetic energy, the train “Tokai” will transport the passengers from Tokyo to Nagoya. The project was approved in Japan on October 17 in 2014. The following variant of transportation allows to pass 290 km way in 40 minutes, which is an hour faster than the world-famous Shinkansen (320 km/h). The...