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Designed by one of the masters of 20th century modern architecture; Le Corbusier, the main building of “The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo” has been classified as a heritage of UNESCO since 2016.
Location: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Aiming to stimulate exchanges between Japan and Switzerland, and deepen the mutual understanding in the architectural field, the newly founded "Japan Swiss Architectural Association (JSAA)" presents their first exhibition and lecture about Christ & Gantenbein, an architectural office based in Basel.
Location: Hillside Forum (Tokyo), Kyoto Institute of Technology, KYOTO DESIGN LAB (Kyoto)
Led by Japanese musician Dai Kimoto, the Switzerland based children jazz band «Swing Kids» is touring Japan for the 9th time.
Location: 5 venues in Tokyo, Aichi, Osaka
For the first time ever, a choreographer combines dance with immersive virtual reality in a work that provides viewers with a unique sensory experience.
Location: Spiral Garden (Spiral 1F), Tokyo
Past events (269)
"Kyogen-Opera", a mix of Japanese traditional comic theatre Kyogen and opera, has been performed for the last 15 years in Japan and Europe.
Location: Aichi, Yamagata, Aomori, Osaka, Shiga, Hyogo
Switzerland-based Krystian Zimerman, one of the greatest living pianists, has toured the world and made numerous of highly acclaimed recordings since winning the Chopin Competition in 1975.
Location: Nagano, Tokyo, Hyogo, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Kanagawa
Aiming to provide viewers with an opportunity to think about the "death penalty", the annual “Death Penalty Movie Week” is organized by the anti-death penalty group, “Forum 90”.
Location: Eurospace, Tokyo
Claudio Puntin is a Swiss clarinetist who explores the infinite possibilities of his instrument.
Location: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Osaka, Kyoto
Exhibition ; Lecture
The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions seeks to stimulate creative activities in the field of film and encourage dialogue within a variety of genres, while ensuring that outstanding examples of expression through the medium of film are passed on from past to present, and on into the future.
Location: Tokyo Photographic Art Museum and other places in Ebisu
Jointly organized by the Kunstmuseum Basel and the National Art Center in Tokyo, this Leiko Ikemura solo exhibition will first take place in Tokyo, then in Basel (in May 2019).
Location: The National Art Center, Tokyo
Porta Chiusa, a project by clarinettists Hans Koch, Paed Conca and Michael Thieke, is an interdisciplinary performance combining projections, spokenwords and live music which tackles the topic of human dignity.
Location: Tokyo, Yokohama, Sapporo, Kobe, Osaka, Okinawa
Recipient of many literary awards, including the Hermann Hesse Prize and Georg Büchner Prize, Adolf Muschg is one of Switzerland’s most well-known German-speaking writers.
Location: Goethe-Institut Tokyo, Tokyo
Dr. Marcel Junod was a Red Cross delegate who organized and provided medical support for the city of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb.
Location: Hiroshima Prefectural Cultural Center Hall, Hiroshima
No Square is a Swiss jazz quartet founded in July 1994 by bass player André Hahne together with saxophonist Mathieu Durmarque, drummer Lionel Friedli and pianist Michael Haudenschild.
Location: Tokyo, Yokohama
The Hiroshima International Film Festival focuses on positive and inspirational Films from all around the globe.
Location: NTT CRED Hall and other venues in Hiroshima, Hiroshima
Exhibition ; Concert
For over 40 years, Oita city has been hosting the world’s largest wheelchair marathon competition, and this year again Swiss champions are participating.
Location: Oita city, Oita