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The finely curated book «Swiss Design Stories» is a new initiative of the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan with the aim to promote awareness of Swiss design in Japan. It documents human encounters and artistic exchanges between Japan and Switzerland in the eld of design and architecture
Location: Available at selected cultural institutions in Japan
This group exhibition looks at how art deals with both the major catastrophes that strike communities, as well as personal tragedies, and the role art can play in recovery.
Location: Mori Art Musem, Tokyo
ENSO ANGO is a new concept that combines five dispersed hotels that function as one; all five lie in the bustling center of Kyoto between the major arteries of Gojo and Shijo Street.
Location: ENSO ANGO, Kyoto
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
Past events (259)
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
The photo exhibition «sand & salt» by Swiss photographer Jon Erwin Staeheli documents the mining dumps of a potash mine in France.
Location: Gallery Tosei-sha, Tokyo
Led by Swiss conductor, singer and organist Romain Mayor, the Ensemble Post-Scriptum is invited by Toshima Mirai Cultural Foundation to an exchange and a joint concert in Japan.
Location: Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo / Owari City Segiyama Hall, Mie
Swiss music band Schnellertollermeier was founded by drummer David Meier, bassist Andy Schnellmann, and guitarist Manuel Troller during their time at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
Location: Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Nagoya, Tokyo
Initiated in 2011 by a community of musicians from all over Europe, music festival Match&Fuse matches bands from di erent countries and ‘fuses’ them together to let new works and original sounds emerge.
Mayuko Akimoto, a graduate from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and winner of numerous international ute competitions is invited to perform at Kioi Hall in Tokyo as part of a recital series for rising talents.
Location: Kioi Hall, Tokyo
Exhibition ; Concert
As one of the Host Towns of Switzerland on the road to the Olympic and Paralympic Games of Tokyo 2020, Fukushima city will welcome a series of Swiss events.
Location: Several venues in Fukushima City, Fukushima
On the heels of its latest album «Danse» released by ECM in 2017, the Colin Vallon Trio returns to Japan three years after its sensational rst Japan Tour in 2015.
Location: Osaka, Tokyo