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February 05, 2015

The World’s Southernmost “Koisuru Fortune Cookie Project”

Japanese language is the third most popular foreign language in New Zealand, after French and Spanish. According to the Japan ...

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February 25, 2013

Lessons That Will Last a Lifetime

I learned about the Michinoku Wind Orchestra project in spring 2012. I had a wonderful time on an earlier visit ...

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November 09, 2012

A “Re-oxygenating” Experience

"This week constituted a profoundly human experience, bringing together as it did musicians of different nationalities in a very particular ...

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October 23, 2012

Music and Hope for Tohoku

Music offers a means of expression beyond words, allowing us to share ideas that transcend the limits of linguistic communication. ...

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October 04, 2012

Uniting Tohoku with the World: The Sylff Chamber Ensemble and the “Power of Music”

The Tokyo Foundation organized a series of Tohoku workshops and a concert at Suntory Hall in Tokyo in mid-August for ...

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September 10, 2012

The Tokyo Foundation Hosts Concert by Young Victims of Tohoku Quake at Suntory Hall

When the final chord of the fiery Spanish-flavored "El Camino Real" by U.S. composer Alfred Reed echoed throughout Suntory Hall, ...

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August 10, 2012

July 11, 2012

"Together in Tohoku" Workshop and Concert

A series of Tohoku workshops and a concert at Suntory Hall in Tokyo will be held in mid-August for middle ...

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April 23, 2012

Haiku and Noh: Journeys to the Spirit World

Haiku poet Madoka Mayuzumi spent a year in Paris from April 2010 to March 2011 as a cultural envoy under ...

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July 21, 2010

Immersed in Harmony - Sylff Chamber Music Seminar Report

The Tokyo Foundation has supported three Sylff musical institutions - the Paris Conservatoire, the Juilliard School, and the University of ...

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