17 Jul 2015

Celebrating 70 years of Peace - Concert & Exhibition

Friday 4th September 2015
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Free admission

Violin by Minori Nakaune from Hiroshima
Guitar by Hide Takemoto from Kyoto
    J.S.Bach, N. Paganini, Japanese music
Japanese paintings by Hideo Takemoto (1923 - 2010)
Opening speech by Lady Toshiko Marks

Reception with Japanese food & sake after the concert
The programme of the event can be downloaded from here

This event is a part of "Cambridgeshire commemorates the end of WWII" Please see; http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/events/start/04-09-2015/end/04-09-2015


Cambridge Mayor Dryden's speech at the event

Violinist Minori Nakaune's speech

Photos of the event

1 Apr 2015

KOBAYASHI Masako Japanese Painting Exhibition - こばやし雅子 日本画展

Fri 22 May - Sun 24 May 2015
10:00am - 5:00pm
Free admission

Theme of the exhibition is "Beautiful four seasons of Japan".
Discover the grace of Yuzen kimono art through delicate flowers and lovable creatures painted with the Japanese painting technique of making thin layers time after time on soft handmade Japanese paper with florid gold and silver sheen.
Complimentary Japanese fans with Masako's painting (limited availability) for guests.

< Evening private viewing with the artist > - Please email to admin@kaetsu.co.uk for details.

Born in 1957 in Miyazaki, Japan. Trained with Yuzen (hand painting on kimono) art in Kyoto. Held over 100 solo exhibitions since 1978. Masako's main theme : flowers and blossoms

1 Feb 2015

Japan Day 2015

Japan Day 2015 - One Blue Sky 空はつながっている
Experience Japanese culture!

Date : Sat 7th March
Time: Doors open at 12:30
Free admission

Come and enjoy Japanese calligraphy, ink painting, flower arrangement, The way of tea, traditional & contemporary dance, music, film, food, kimono and more!
Programme is available here;

Translation of the poem "One Blue Sky" in 9 languages available here