Japanese Days in the Botanical Garden!

This year’s annual event in the Botanical Garden in Lodz (ul. Retkińska 39/65) will take place between 25th and 27th of February. Below we present the initial version of the event’s schedule:

25th  February: EXHIBITION: Japanese gardens and Japanese culture.

26th February (Saturday) (starting at 11:00)
Lectures:
1. „History of Polish-Japanese relations” – Bartłomiej Krogulec,
2. „Influence of manga and anime on Japanese youths” – Magdalena Kociuba,
3. „History of religion in Japan” – Mikołaj Zielonka,
4. „Stories written in signs” – Marta Dabrowska.
Workshops :
1. Ikebana – art of arranging flowers –Yukiko Ikeda
2. Calligraphy – OJiKJ volunteers.

27th February (Sunday) (starting at 11:00)
Lectures:
1. „Festivals in Japan” – Lena Sałata,
2. „Image of woman in Japanese culture” – Natalia Rydlewska vel Ryglewska,
3. „Japanese plants in our gardens” – Dariusz Szpakowski,
4. „Stories written in signs” – Marta Dąbrowska.

Workshops:
1. Tea ceremony “Chado” – Tomoko Sekiguchi,
2. Suibokuga – ink painting – Barabara Yoshida,
3. Praban – Japanese decorations – OJiKJ volunteers,
4. Kimono dressing – OJiKJ volunteers.