March 2, 2013

Ainu Epics on TV and Ainu Art & Crafts in Tokyo: March 4 - 12, 2013

This coming week: Ainu Epics will be featured on educational TV programming, and two exhibits on Ainu art and craft will begin in Tokyo. Details are below!


from program website (below)

"Ainu Shinyoshu (Epics featuring Gods)"
featured on NHK E-TV (Educational Television)

Date: March 4 (Mon) and March 11 (Mon), 2013
Time: 09:15 - 09:25

Ohanashino Kuni Classic (Storyland Classic)

Ishida Hikari (Narration)
Hitomi Kihara (Reading in Ainu)

Web (in Japanese only):


Nibutani Ita  Nibutani Attus
-Kaizawa Folk Craft-

Date: March 4 (Mon) - 9 (Sat), 2013
Time: 11:00 - 19:00
(starts at 14:00 on first day, ends at 17:00 on final day)

Venue: Gallery MOZART
YK Bldg 1F, 1-6-14 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

The craft of the Ainu, passed down for centuries, has been recognized as "traditional craftwork" by the Japanese government. Please come view this traditional craftwork of the Ainu that has been passed down in the Nibutani region.

(Please also see blogpost on Gallery MOZART's involvement in Ainu art)


Koji Yuki & Atsushi Hirata Exhibition

Date: March 7 (Thu) - 12 (Tue), 2013
Time: OPEN 12:00 - 20:00

Special Event:
A Night of Storytelling

Date: March 9 (Sat), 2013
Time: 19:00 -
Fee: 2000 yen

Venue for Exhibition & Special Event:
Coffee & Gallery Runan
1-9-6 Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-0035
Tel: 03-3724-1785

(Please also see our blogpost on last year's exhibition)


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