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Memento Mori: Playing Minako Tokuyama's World

A concert at the Hikarigaoka Museum of Art in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward on Feb. 14 will feature six pieces composed by Minako Tokuyama (second from left), including the first piano duo rendition of “Memento Mori,” a ballet piece which earned her the first place in ...

Art

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Shimura Fukumi

Living National Treasure Fukumi Shimura is a master of senshoku dyeing and weaving, who brings kimono to life with colorful designs using only natural dyes derived from plants. In 2014 she was awarded the 30th Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy and received the ...

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Sea Clouds in Ozu City

Sea Clouds in Ozu City

Early risers have an opportunity to enjoy a jaw-dropping sea of clouds in Ehime Prefecture’s city of Ozu through March next year. The meteorological marvel, which ...

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Bonsai Exhibition in a World Heritage of Nikko

Bonsai Exhibition in a World Heritage of Nikko

The Nikko Toshogu Shrine is hosting a bonsai-related exhibition to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Japan’s first shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616). Bonsai ...