Current events (13)
Robert Frank (b.1924, Zurich) is one of the preeminent gures of twentiethcentury photography.
Location: Bunkamura Le Cinéma and more
Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), one of the most signicant sculptors and painters of the 20th century, is widely known for his elongated and attenuated forms and silhouettes.
Location: The National Art Center in Tokyo, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art in Aichi
With some 50 million copies in print, Johanna Spyri’s Heidi is probably the biggest Swiss bestseller of all time.
Location: Yebisu Garden Cinema and more
This exchange exhibition will take place between Swiss artists Chris Pierre Labüsch and Georges Wenger based in Winterthur and Japanese artist Akihiko Iwanami.
Location: Kanaya Art Museum, Chiba
This is the first retrospective exhibition on the painter Otto Nebel (1892-1973) to be held in Japan, in cooperation with the Otto Nebel Foundation in Bern.
Location: Bunkamura the Museum, Tokyo
«The Price of Desire» recounts the complex relationship between the Swiss architect Le Corbusier, one of the pioneers of modern architecture, and the Irish architect and furniture designer, Eileen Gray.
Location: Bunkamura Le Cinéma, Tokyo and more
Marking 60 years since the death of Swiss composer Othmar Schoeck (1886-1957), known for his many lieder and for his friendship with Hermann Hesse, a series of memorial concerts are organized by Japanese musicians, including pianist Makiko Takeo who studied at the Zurich University of the Arts(ZHdK).
Location: Toppan Hal, Suginami Koukaidou
2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (BBL) and the 10th year of Maurice Béjart's death.
Location: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Tokyo
Acclaimed Swiss lm «Nichts Passiert» directed by Micha Lewinsky won Best Screenplay at the Swiss Film Award 2016, and is now on screens for the first time in Japan.
Location: K's cinema, Tokyo and more
Swiss Conductor Philippe Jordan, currently a musical director of both the Opéra national de Paris and the Wiener Symphoniker, has established himself as one of the most gifted and exciting conductors of his generation.
Location: Yokohama, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Fukui, Hyogo, Tokyo
Founded in 1629, the Musikkollegium Winterthur is one of the oldest orchestras in Europe.
Location: Sumida Triphony Hall, Symphony Hall
Turning Beethoven's Ninth Symphony into a choreography? Maurice Béjart did it in 1964, and his company Béjart Ballet Lausanne performed the masterpiece in Tokyo in 2014.
Location: Human Trust Cinema Yurakucho and more
Past events (190)
Dr. Marcel Junod was an ICRC-delegate who organized and provided medical support for the city of Hiroshima after the atomic explosion.
Location: iroshima Prefectural Cultural Center Hall, Hiroshima
The Montreux Jazz festival is recognized as one of the most important and renowned jazz festivals in the world.
Location: Yebisu The Garden Hall, Tokyo
Touring and attracting worldwide audiences, the Swiss performance duo “Compagnia BACCALA” joins the Matsue’s Forest Theatre Festival 2017.
Location: Matsue city, Shimane
Swiss artist Daniel Hellmann joins the 7th «Smart Illumination Yokohama», which fuses eco-friendly technology and art.
Location: Zou-no-hana Terrace Park and more venues, Kanagawa
The free jazz / improvised electronic band Superterz consists of Swiss brothers Marcel (guit/drums/synth) and Ravi (electronics/synth) Vaid, accompanied by Swiss Simon Berz (drums/DIY instruments) and Japanese Koho Mori (performance/DIY instruments).
Location: SuperDeluxe & Pit Inn, Tokyo, Urbanguild, Kyoto and more venues
The Swiss photographer Pierre Rossier is known as a pioneer of Japanese photo history. Swiss researcher Philippe Dallais has created a unique 3D exhibition to exhibit Rossier’s ancient photos from the Bakumatsu period (1858-1862).
Location: Nara Prefectural Library and Information Center, Nara
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«Re-Importation» is organized by young Japanese designers who graduated abroad:
Location: Symposia, Tokyo
Directed by a Japanese musician, Dai Kimoto, the children's jazz band «Swing Kids» tours Japan for the 8th time.
Location: Kumamoto, Miyagi, Okayama, Aichi, Oita, Kyoto
Japanese pianist Akane Sakai, a friend of Swiss based pianist Martha Argerich
Location: Johkohji Temple, Niigata
The Tokyo Art Book Fair is the biggest art book fair in Asia.
Location: Warehouse TERRADA, Tokyo
For the 15th Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (YIDFF), the Swiss Filmmaker Fredi M. Murer, known as a leader of the Nouveau Cinema mouvement in Switzerland, is the focus of a special program: «Resonant Bodies - Fredi M. Murer Retrospective».
Location: several venues in Yamagata City, Yamagata
An ensemble of international stars playing the largest orchestral scores in a spirit of friendship and chamber music-like enlightenment, the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA returns to Japan for the rst time in 11 years.
Location: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Kyoto