Kyoto, Japan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Japan Country LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Japan Country Living Amy Sylvester Katoh & Shin Kimura Tuttle Publishing 192 pp ISBN-10: 0804818584 ISBN-13: 978-0804818582 When one looks at what is considered nowadays to be traditional Japanese culture one can see that much of it is derived from three main sources, firstly the elite culture of Heian Period aristocrats: the poetry, the costumes, the ceremonies and pageantry of Kyoto, etc. Secondly, samurai culture: the zen arts of tea ceremony, Noh theater, the castles , martial arts & ninja etc, and finally the urban culture of Edo: Kabuki, Ukiyo-e, etc.


  2. Japanese Film Festival - movies for the cherry blossom seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Galway Advertiser

    FROM ANIME to historical comedies, stories of financial corruption to all kinds of romance, the seventh annual Japanese Film Festival promises a programme of acclaimed new Japanese cinema from some of the country's leading directors and actors. The festival, organised by the Embassy of Japan, access>CINEMA, and the Ireland Japan Association, tours Ireland this month, and will host screenings in The Eye Cinema, Wellpark from Sunday April 12 to Thursday 16, and among the highlights will be the Irish premiere of The Light Shines Only There , Japan's official submission to the Oscar's Best Foreign Language Film category.


  3. Custom ice makers feel heat from global warmingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Japan Times

    While climate change is posing a global threat by melting polar ice, it is creating an ice crisis of a different kind in Japan. At risk is the tradition of making ice under natural conditions.


  4. Review of 'Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano' at the Philadelphia Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Wall Street Journal

    Stepping into the Philadelphia Museum of Art's "Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano," we see only one object beckoning from the end of a long gallery: a gilded Japanese screen with two large pine trees in silhouette. One step farther, however, and we notice three small scrolls hanging on the right and a fourth ahead on the left.


  5. Gay wedding ceremonies seen gaining wider acceptanceRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Japan Times

    As is the custom in Buddhist weddings, Hosomi, a 40-year-old Japanese woman residing in Britain, and Williams, a 51-year-old British resident, were clad in kimono. The ceremony was held in December 2012 at Shunkoin Temple in Kyoto.


  6. Pastel Pink Illuminated against DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    A test-ride for the night-time cherry blossom viewing boat ride, "Jikkokubune Boat Ride: Celebrate spring greenery and cherry blossoms" was held on Lake Biwa Canal, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, on March 26. Although the cherry blossoms have not yet bloomed, about 50 people involved in the event enjoyed gazing at the blossom buds that appeared faintly pink in the light of the illumination. The night-time boat ride is in its fourth year this year.


  7. Vasundhara Raje visits Japan to attract investment for RajasthanRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 |

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday reached Japan where she would hold roadshows to attract investment for the state. On her arrival at Tokyo's Narita Airport, Raje was received by Indian ambassador to Japan Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, among other officials.


  8. Tourist Map in Three LanguagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Students at Doshisha University have made tourist maps introducing sightseeing spots and stores around Horikawa Shopping Street in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, in English, Chinese and Korean to publicize its attractions to foreign tourists. They have also included recommended restaurants, variety stores and others in the maps with the aim of revitalizing the local economy.


  9. First Lady Michelle Obama Enjoys Spring in KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Kyoto Shimbun News

    Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States who was on a visit to Japan, visited Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Higashiyama Ward and Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Fushimi Ward, both in Kyoto City, and experienced traditional Japanese performing arts on March 20, the last day of her visit. She was welcomed by Seihan Mori, chief priest of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and Kyoto Governor Keiji Yamada at the temple.


  10. Okinawa Festival: Shift in Focus for Seventh EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Hollywood Reporter

    The seventh edition was notable for what it didn't have in comparison to previous years than what it did feature. Fewer films, fewer stars were the most noticeable elements and yet the festival's shift towards becoming a more popular, local and general entertainment festival as well as the location still lent it charm.


  11. Okinawa Festival: Yoshimoto CEO Hiroshi Osaki Talks Second City, CAA CollaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Hollywood Reporter

    The seventh edition of the Okinawa International Movie Festival came to a close on Sunday and what was palpable was a big shift in focus. Backed by the giant Japanese entertainment group Yoshimoto Kyogo, OIMF has reinvented itself as a community orientated festival with entertainment generally, rather than movies specifically, its big attraction.


  12. Raku pottery from Japan on exhibit at LACMARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Pasadena Star-News

    Vase with elephant shaped handles by Seinyu , 20th century, on exhibit in “Raku: The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl,” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Photo by Takashi Hatakeyama.


  13. The joys of spring: a different view of Japan's cherry blossomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | South China Morning Post

    If you want to catch the upcoming cherry blossom season in Japan, but don't fancy the festival-sized crowds in urban centres, try a more sedate alternative in Chugoku, writes Steve John Powell HANAMI IS INVARIABLY translated as "flower viewing", but that is quite inadequate to convey the true spirit of cherry blossom time in Japan. There is no word in English for "getting gently inebriated under a tree and sharing scrumptious food with friends while contemplating the transient beauty of the blossom".


  14. Bellagio Celebrates Japanese Culture with Vibrant Spring Conservatory ...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 |

    Bellagio welcomes spring with a dynamic celebration of Japanese culture through two stunning exhibits showcasing the passion for nature and art in the Land of the Rising Sun. Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens invites guests on a peaceful journey through the island nation's rich culture with its first Japanese-inspired display.


  15. Russia to join China-led Asian bank, as Beijing opens door to Taiwan membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | South China Morning Post

    Beijing opens door to Taiwanese involvement in US$100-billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, as string of countries say they will apply Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov expressed Moscow's intent to join the AIIB when he addressed the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan. Photo: Xinhua Russia, Australia and Holland yesterday said they would apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Beijing also appeared to open the door to Taiwanese membership, days before Tuesday's deadline for founding members.


  16. Postwar education at a vexing crossroadsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Japan Times

    In July 1995, a special edition of Aera magazine reflected on 50 years of postwar evolution. Education was among the topics covered.


  17. Rajasthan CM to visit Japan April 6-10Read the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Nerve News

    With an aim to attract investment in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will travel to Japan April 6-10, an official statement said on Friday. The chief minister during her visit will meet senior business and political leaders and invite them to invest in Rajasthan, the statement said.


  18. In Pictures: The First Lady's Trip to Japan and CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The White House

    Eigen Onishi thanks the First Lady for her visit to Kiyomizu-dera Buddhist temple. As part of the "Let Girls Learn" initiative to open the doors of education for girls around the world, First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to Tokyo, Japan; Kyoto, Japan; and Siem Reap, Cambodia from March 18 to March 22, 2015.


  19. Congressman: Japan 'breathtakingly unresponsive' on US child abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Stars and Stripes

    In this image taken from video, Rep. Christopher Smith addresses Susan Jacobs, State Department special adviser for children's issues, at a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights hearing Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A congressman chastised Japan's efforts to return the abducted children of U.S. citizens and called for more pressure on Tokyo to comply with its international obligations, according to congressional testimony Wednesday.


  20. Sumo Wrestling and Sukiyaki: Inside Princeton's Life-Altering Trip to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | BleacherReport

    When you're dealing with roughly 100 18-to-22-year-olds, it's the most efficient way to reach them with important information. And then at the bottom, like it was nothing, he writes, 'Oh yeah, by the way, we're going to Japan over spring break.'