July 4 to August 26
July 9 | 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM | 20th Floor Multi-purpose Room, De La Salle University (Taft Avenue)
Award-winning Japanese writer Yoko Tawada who writes in both Japanese and German, and has published several novels, poems, plays, and essays, such as “The Bridegroom Was a Dog” and “The Naked Eye.” She has received numerous awards including the Akutagawa Prize, Kleist Prize, the Tanizaki Prize, and the Goethe Medal.
Admission is free. Priority is given who registered online (http://bit.ly/2JtDaj1). As long as seating is available, we welcome walk-in.
July to September (exact duration to be announced) | The National Museum of Fine Arts, Manila
This traveling exhibition presents originals and reproductions of historical weapons such as arrows, suits of armor, etc. as well as through materials and photo panels of popular sports and physical exercise such as Kendô, Judô and Sumô.
The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) will exhibit the “Visit Japan” Booth to introduce many attractions and travel deals to Japan. Participants can experience Japanese cultural activities, such as Origami (paper folding) and Shodo (calligraphy) at the Booth. General Admission is Php70.00. For senior, PWD, and students, it is Php50.00.
July 7 to September 16 | Baguio
The Japanese Association in Northern Luzon (JANL) and Filipino-Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon (Abong) will organize a series of events in Baguio, such as the Philippines-Japan Friendship Day ceremony and Cultural show, Japanese film screenings, Kumamoto tourism poster exhibition, Tanabata (Japanese star festival) decoration workshop, and shamisen (traditional Japanese musical instrument) performance. Admission is free.