It’s finally starting to feel like summer! To celebrate, join us for today’s offerings from our online festival.
The following events can be livestreamed without pre-registration:
This Japanese technique for using touch and massages to stimulate the body’s energy can be specifically applied to babies. Our guest, Sonja Nachförg, will explain the basics in this 30-minute, German-language Webinar.
Today’s origami session begins at 12:30. Come try your hand at this beloved Japanese art form!
Translating YUKIO MISHIMA (1:30 pm)
This panel discussion will examine the complex life, work, and legacy of a remarkable (and controversial!) figure in Japanese film and society. The discussion will last about 1.5 hours and will be in German.
Concert: Cosame NISHIYAMA (3:30 pm)
Live from Tokyo, this artist, already making a name for herself as both a musician and an actress, will livestream an hour-long concert of some of her latest music.
This centuries-old style of dialogue-centered comedy is constantly being reinvented for modern audiences. This English-language performance by a Canadian artist living in Japan will focus on some of the particular hilarities involved in cultural clashes between Japan and the US.
Nippon Game Center Talk (6:30 pm)
Since we can’t offer our usual Game Corner live, like in past years, a few members of our team agreed to fill in the gap with a roundtable discussion of some more off-the-beaten-path Japanese video games. The discussions will be in German.
Nippon In The Mis- neelie (8 pm)
This livestream by DJ neelie will offer a unique blend of all sorts of different musical sounds and styles.
The following program requires pre-registration:
This workshop, held in German, is meant to provide kids with a short crash course in some of the basics of the Japanese language.