“Japanese Culture” – Japanese Days in the Botanical Garden!

The Botanical Garden in Lodz & OJiKJ invite you to join this year’s exhibition “Japanese Culture”, which will take place 14-16 February 2014, 9:00-17:00 in the exhibition room of the Botanical Garden in Lodz ul. Retkińska 39. Entrance free.

Organisers:
• Ośrodek Języka i Kultury Japonii im. Prof. Ryochu Umedy `
• Zakład Azji Wschodniej przy UŁ
• Łódzki Uniwersytet Trzeciego Wieku im. Heleny Kretz
• Ogród Botaniczny
• Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Ogrodu Botanicznego

PROGRAMME:

15.02.2014 (Saturday):

11.00 – 14.30 – Lectures on the culture of Japan:
• „Festivals in Japan” – Paulina Trela
• „A Japanese wedding” – Ola Bobińska
• „Earthquakes in Japan” – Klaudia Zawadzka and Magdalena Baczyńska
• „Fashion in Japan ” – Anna Radzio and Aleksandra Łągwa
• „Sanshu-no shiki – three symbols of the Emperors power” – Małgorzata Klamra

• „Shinto and the empire in Japan” – Piotr Grzekak
• „City legends in Japan”, – Kamila Ściślewska and Karolina Piekart
• „Valentine’s Day in Japan, part I – the life of Japanese students” – Kiho Goto

 

14.45 – 17.00 – Workshops:
Calligraphy- Masakatsu Yoshida and our Japanese guests
Suibokuga (traditional ink painting) – Barbara and Izumi Yoshida
Origami – our Japanese guests

16.02.2014 (Sunday):
11.00 – 14.30 – Lectures on the culture of Japan:
• „Washioku – Japanese cuisine included in the UNESCO Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity list” – Zachariasz Popiołek
• „History of the cultural relations between Poland and Japan” – Dominik Wróblewski
• „Japanese gardens” – Mateusz Ruszczyk
• „Japanese animations e.g. by Ghibli Studio” – Katarzyna Wójcik
• „Japanese computer games” – Dominika Stala

• „Valentine’s Day in Japan” – Magdalena Łuczak
• „The Chinese and the Japanese” – Li-Chi Lee Chen

• „Rice in the Japanese culture” – Zachariasz Popiołek
• „Valentine’s Day in Japan part II – the life of working adolescents in Japan” – Misato Tarui

 

14.45 – 17.00 – Workshops:
Calligraphy- Masakatsu Yoshida and our Japanese guests
Suibokuga (traditional ink painting) – Barbara and Izumi Yoshida
Origami – our Japanese guests

On the exhibition you can see, among others: Japanese ceramics, sweets, traditional kimonos, gardens and paintings.