Updated on June 13, 2018
The 4th Japense Language Oratorical Meeting organised by Ośrodek Języka i Kultury Japonii im. Prof. Ryochu Umedy w Łodzi took place in Muzeum Archeologicznym i Etnograficznym w Łodzi on Sunday, 10 June 2018.
The participants were students of Uniwersytet Łódzki, Politechnika Łódzka, pupils of II Liceum Ogólnokształcące in Lodz, participants of the Japanese language course organised by Ośrodek Języka i Kultury Japonii w Łodzi as well as other Japanese language enthusiasts who leart the language on their own.
All oratorical presentations were very interesting, original and well-prepared. Every participant had 3 minutes for a presentation. We know it was a stressfull and tough experience, but all participants proved to be excellent speakers.
The Jury of the Meeting consisted of Japanese language experts:
- Mr Kunio AONUMA z Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego w Krakowie, przedstawiciel Fundacji Japońskiej.
- Mr Gouhey IDE z Mangghi w Krakowie,
- Mrs Momoe HAMADA – lektorka języka japońskiego w II LO w Łodzi
- Mrs Shyoko NAKAMURA z Politechniki Łódzkiej oraz\
- Mr Masakatsu YOSHIDA z Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego.
The coorganisers of the event were:
- Muzeum Archeologiczne i Etnograficzne w Łodzi
- Ośrodek Debaty Miedzynarodowej przy UŁ
- Zakład Azji Wschodniej Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Participants of the event received very precious prizes: 5 albums founded by Muzeum Archeologiczne i Etnograficzne w Łodzi, priozes founded by the Japanese Embassy in Poland, a prize by Japan-Poland Association in Osaka, prizes founded by Ośrodek Języka i Kultury Japonii im. Prof. Ryochu Umedy w Łodzi.
All participants received diplomas and small gifts founded by private persons to whom we are very grateful.
Posted on February 2, 2018
Rice is “the daily bread” for the Japanese. Since the country’s begiining the amount of owned koku of rice (koku – unit used to measure crops used in Japan) was a measure of political force and wealth. Even the Samurai received their payment in koku of rice.
We sincerely invite you to the exhibition “Rice and rice straw in the Japanese culture”, which will be available in Lodz Botanical Garden on 17-18.02.2018.
Among the exhibits you will find kimonos, obi belts, traditional accessories, but most importantly artifacts made of rice straw: winter clothing, baskets, common everyday objects and decorations. At the exhibition you can also visit a tea ceremony corner and attend a tea ceremony during the weekend.
Below you’ll find the plan for lectures:
Saturday 17. 02. 2018 (time 11:00-17:00)
- ,, Rice straw in the Japanese culture ,, – Masakatsu Yoshida / introduction to the exhibition /
- ,, Everything you want to know about the Fuji Mountain ,, – Aleksandra Jurkowska
- ,, Everything you want to know about SUMO,, – Aleksandra Arominiak
- ,, Pilgrimage of the Seven Gods ,, – Maja Borysławska
- ,, Sumi-e as an element of the Zen philosophy ,, – Dominika Jastrząbek
- ,, Student life in Tokio and the journey to Kamakura ,, – Dominika Cudzich
- ,, A year long adventure in Japan ,, – Damian Śmiechowicz
- ,, Japan Natural Heritage listed by UNESCO,, – Dominika Jaruszowiec
- ,, Japanese colourful woodprints – lecture and presentation ,, – Tomasz Kawełczyk
Sunday 18. 02. 2018 (time 11:00-17:00)
- ,, My student life in Japan ,, – Julia Jędrzejczak
- ,, Historical objects related to the industrial revolution in Japan listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list ,, – Marta Lenckowska
- ,, Cultural Heritage listed by UNESCO,, – Eliza Brożyna cz. I i Marta Kubiak cz. II
- ,,Student life in Osaka ,, – Żaneta Kamińska
- ,, Student life in Nagoi,, – Tomasz Brudkowski
- ,, The royal family,, – Sylwia Łagnowska
- ,, The Osaka castle– okres Sengoku ,, – Grzegorz Biały
- ,, Ghibli studio and museum ,, – Magdalena Grzegorczyk
- ,, Ikebana – a show/presentation ,, – Momoe Hamada
Updated on October 25, 2017
Those of you who are interested in joining our Japanese course are invited to the first meeting which will take place on Thursday 19.10.2017 at 17:20 in Gmach Biotechnologii, ul. Stefanowskiego 4/10.
Primary school and gymnasium pupils – 400 zł per semester / 700 zł if paid for the entire year
Secondary school pupils – 450 zł per semester / 800 zł if paid for the entire year
Students – 500 zł per semester / 900 zł if paid for the entire year
Adults – 550 zł per semester / 1000 zł if paid for the entire year
Posted on October 24, 2016
In the post below you’ll find the updated programme of the event.
Posted on October 21, 2016
On 21 October starts a new edition of our suibokuga (Japanese ink painting) course. The classes will take plase in Muzeum Archeologiczne i Etnograficzne w Łodzi, pl. Wolności 14 at 16:00 – 17:30. All materials are provided by OJiKJ. You’re welcome to join us!
Updated on October 24, 2016
We sincerely invite you to join the 37th Japanese Culture Day, which will take place on 15-19 November 2016. You’ll find the detailed programme below:
Tuesday,15 XI 2016
17:00 – Inaugurtation of the Japanese Culture Days
17:30 – “Edo history – Tokio” – Masakatsu Yoshida
18:30 – “The lover of life” – introduction to the movie – Masakatsu Yoshida
18:45 – “Tora san 1 – the life of a man is full of concern” – a movie by Yoji Yamada
Wednesday, 16 XI 2016
17:00 – “Asakusa – the Edo castle, now the Emperor’s Palace” – Sebastian Markowiak
18:00 – “Japanese Savoir vivre” – a guest from Japan
18:30 – “Tora san 2 – a sentimental journey” – a movie by Yoji Yamada
Thursday, 17 XI 2016
17:00 – “Akihabara, Shinjuku i Kamakura” – Dominka Cudzich
18:00 – “How to travel cheaply in Japan” – Maciej Taberu
19:00 – “Tora san 3 – the proposal” – movie by Yoji Yamada
Friday, 18 XI 2016
17:00 – “The olympic games – Tokio 2020” – Jakub Pięta
18:00 – “Tora san 4 – hang on Torajiro” – movie by Yoji Yamada
Saturday,19 XI 2016
11:00 – “My Japanese adventure” – Klaudia Węcławowicz
12:00 – workshops: calligraphy, ink painting, orgiami for kids.
Games, a contest of knowledge about Japan.
13:00 – Closing of the Japanese Culture Days.
Posted on September 28, 2016
Posted on June 10, 2016