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Celebrating the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development W/ Japanese Drum Concert, Aug. 26 2016 @ Alliance Française

Celebrating TICAD VI Poster-02
Date: August 26, 2016
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: 6 pm Gates open for 7 pm concert
No Cover Charge

About
Through celebrating the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development, The Embassy of Japan presents a Japanese Drum Concert on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 7.00 pm at the Alliance Francoise in Nairobi .

Gates open at 6.00pm.

August 19, 2016 at 5:37 pm Leave a comment

Aikido Demonstration & Workshop, Feb. 20 2016 @ Japan Information and Culture Centre

Aikido
The Japan Information & Culture Centre (JICC) would like to invite you to an Aikido Demonstration & Workshop which will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The details of the Aikido Demonstration & Workshop are as follows:

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Venue: Japan Information and Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)
Gates Open: 10:00am
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

About
In order to attend the Aikido Demonstration & Workshop, kindly note that it will be necessary to register beforehand. To register, send an email with your name, ID Number and contact details to jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898510.

The deadline for registration is Wednesday, February 17, 2016. As the available seating is limited, kindly note that registration will be done on a ‘first come first served basis’ and may close well before the deadline.
In case you have any inquiries, please call us on 020-2898-510 or email jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp

February 8, 2016 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

JICC JSPS Panel Discussion, Mar. 6 2015 @ the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Japan Information & Culture Centre

Every year, the Japan Information and Culture Centre (JICC) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Nairobi Centre (JSPS) hold a symposium at the Embassy of Japan.

This year, the symposium is titled The Second Maasai Olympic — Competition for Wildlife Conservation?. To discuss this issue, they have invited Dr. Toshio Meguro (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies), Mr. Lekishon Kenana (Kenya Wildlife Service), Mr. Salaton Tome (Wildlife and environment conservation, Maasai Mara University) and Mr. Sontika Melok, a leader of Maasai youth as panelists.

The symposium will be held on Friday, March 06, 2015 from 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Japan Information & Culture Centre at the Embassy of Japan (Mara Road, Upper Hill).

Find attached PANEL DISCUSSION_JICC&JSPS [Pdf] the Embassy’s note concerning the event, including the program as well as the panelists.

In order to attend the symposium, kindly note that it will be necessary to register beforehand. To register, send an email with your name, ID Number and contact details to jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898515.
Registration is strictly on a first come first served basis.

March 1, 2015 at 5:12 pm Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: Always Sunset on Third Street (Part 1), Feb. 28 2015 @ JICC – Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of part one of the movie “Always Sunset on Third Street” which will be shown on Saturday, 28th February 2015.

Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Date: Saturday, 28th February 2015
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30pm
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Synopsis:
Set in a working class district of Tokyo in 1958, the year when Tokyo Tower was built. Norifumi (Tsutsumi Shinichi) runs a garage in Yuuhi-machi 3-chome. A woman named Mutsuko comes to the garage to work, but she is disappointed to find that it is such a small place. Norifumi’s son, Ippei, cheers her up by telling her that they are getting a TV at home soon. Meanwhile, the owner of the Sweet Shop opposite the garage, Chagawa (Yoshioka Hidetaka) drunkenly agrees to look after a boy named Junnosuke. Yuuhi-machi 3-chome welcomes the two new inhabitants. Everyone is in a festive mood with the coming of TV, Christmas and other happy news. The years roll by, then Junnosuke’s father turns up in town. There is already a strong bond between Chagawa and Junnosuke, but Chagawa, thinking about the boy’s future, sends him off with his father.

Download Always Sunset on Third Street [pdf]

February 20, 2015 at 6:44 pm Leave a comment

Japanese Dolls Exhibition: The Dolls of Japan – Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love, Feb. 5-25 2015 @ National Museum

The Dolls of Japan
The Embassy of Japan and the National Museums of Kenya invites you to the Japanese Dolls Exhibition titled The Dolls of Japan: Shapes of Prayer, Embodiments of Love.

This exhibition introduces Japan’s representative dolls, including Hina ningyo (Girls’ Festival dolls) and Gogatsu ningyo (Boys’ Day dolls), which have their origins in ancient customs; dolls connected to traditional performing arts like noh, bunraku and kabuki; regional dolls from throughout the country; and “creative dolls” produced by contemporary craftspeople.

Details of the exhibition:
Exhibition Opening: Thursday, February 05, 2015
Dates: Thursday, February 05, 2015 to Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Venue: Temporary Gallery (Ground Floor), Nairobi National Museum
Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

View the catalogue on this link

Note: While entrance to the Japanese Dolls Exhibition is free, kindly note that you will have to pay the normal entrance fee to the Nairobi National Museum

January 22, 2015 at 2:21 pm Leave a comment

The 2014 Japanese Cultural Festival: Celebrating 40 Years of JICC in Kenya, Nov. 1 2014 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)

Japan in Kenya
The Japan Information & Culture Centre would like to invite you for the 2014 Japanese Cultural Festival which will be held on Saturday, 1st November 2014.
The details of the Festival are as follows:

Date: Saturday, 1st November 2014
Gates Open: 9:30am
Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre (Embassy of Japan)

The main event of this year’s Cultural Festival is Nodojiman. Nodojiman is a Japanese Singing Competition.

Other activities will include a Japanese food demonstration, Japanese food tasting, martial arts demonstration and much more.

Kindly note that seating will be available on a first come first served basis.

Due to security reasons, we would like to request you to kindly register beforehand. To register, please send an email with your name, contact details and ID Number to jinfocul@nb.mofa.go.jp or call 020-2898-510 / 020-2898-511 / 020-2898-512. Deadline for registration is Friday, 31st October 2014 at 4:00pm.

October 29, 2014 at 11:56 am Leave a comment

Cinema Japan: Robo-G, Oct. 25 2014 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

Robo G
The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “ROBO-G” which will be shown on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Next Screening: ROBO-G
Date: Saturday, 25th October 2014
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30pm
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Synopsis
Consumer electronics company employee Kobayashi (Hamada Gaku) is ordered to develop a bipedal robot, but fails miserably. He comes up with a plan to pass off a human in a suit as a robot, and finds an elderly man named Suzuki (Igarashi) who fits inside the suit perfectly, but….

October 12, 2014 at 5:54 pm Leave a comment

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