Orlando Taiko Dojo recital

Orlando Taiko Dojo
It all started two years ago, when someone said, “Let’s have Orlando Taiko Dojo recital.” Orlando Taiko Dojo is a nonprofit organization and has been performing traditional Japanese Taiko drumming at various local events but never really held a recital before. Our first recital was small scale, more like a “picnic party.” We used the parking space behind our...

Japanese Kabuki Spectacle Premieres at Fountains of Bellagio, Las Vegas

The Kabuki Spectacle performance of Koi-Tsukami Renowned Japanese Kabuki actors Somegoro Ichikawa and Yonekichi Nakamura will clash with the giant carp from an impressive 165-foot stage constructed inside Lake Bellagio during the 30-minute production Vivid visual imagery set on water using 15 Panasonic PT-DZ21K projectors, reaching nearly 60 feet in height and 984 feet in length. Panasonic presents with Shochiku, renowned global Kabuki...

Preserving the Philippine Culture for the New Generation

Preserving the Philippine Culture for the New Generation
Bauan, Batangas – PHILIPPINES – Upon my arrival in Manila last December 7th, I received an invitation from a friend Cecile Cordero-Diaz who, like me, was a former member of the Bayanihan, the Philippine National Dance Company. The invitation was for me to be one of the judges for her upcoming Philippine folkdance competition of “The Elementary, Grades 7, 8, 9, and...

Illustration to spread ramen love

I am a noodle freak. I crave for noodle almost everyday. I like to try different kinds of noodle, but nothing can beat ramen! That's the reason why I designed The Ramen Poster, the first ramen poster that introduced 25 different regional ramen recipes in Japan.  After making the first ramen poster, my passion for ramen did not end...

M-Cake: COOL JAPAN CAKE

M CAKES Japan
M CAKES is a licensed home-based e-commerce webstore business specializing in creative custom designed cakes, owned & operated by cake designer/decorator Megumi "jumbo-m" Suzuki. "American Cake Decorating Strictly Made in Hokkaido" Megumi Suzuki is a self-taught cake decorator specializing in sculpted fondant cakes and fondant cake toppers. It all began in 2008, when Megumi came across rolled fondant on the internet during a...

SAINTS AND KINGS ARTS, CULTURE, AND LEGACY OF THE SIKHS

SAINTS AND KINGS
MAR 10 — JUN 25, 2017 Celebrate the artistic and cultural heritage of the Sikhs. With nearly 27 million adherents worldwide, Sikhism is among the world’s largest religions, and also one of the youngest. A diverse selection of 30 paintings, prints and textiles celebrates the artistic and cultural legacy of the Sikhs and the community’s longstanding connection to California. Delve into...

Kim Jung Gi Japanese Star Wars Mashup Live Paining at Art Whino Time Lapse

Kim Jung Gi Japanese Star Wars Mashup
Korean Artist Kim Jung Gi used 6 hours to finish a Japanese mashup of Starwars art.  The original is 3' tall by 9' wide.  Prints available at ArtWhino.com of this amazing piece. The original is 3' tall by 9' wide and once completed in 6hrs total Kim Jung Gi (40) is from Goyang-Si in the province of Kyongki-Do, South Korea. With a passion...

Liu Jianhua: Collected Letters

Liu Jianhua: Collected Letters
NOW ON VIEW LOGGIA, SECOND FLOOR In the elegant Loggia, echoes of our building’s history linger in limestone walls, stately pillars and the ornate ceiling. Now, a cutting-edge art installation transforms one corner of the space: Porcelain letters and fragments of Chinese characters, suspended in midair, mingle in a silent symphony of symbols, open to interpretation and a new reading. With...

Japanese Creations Arts and Crafts Experience Creator Launches With Three Traditional Japanese Craft Styles

Japanese Creations
Japanese Creations Arts and Crafts Experience Creator Launches With Three Traditional Japanese Craft Styles SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17, 2017 — Japanese Creations, an online Japanese arts and crafts experience creator, has launched its brand with three traditional Japanese craft styles: Chigiri-e, Chirimen and Etegami.  With all materials hand-selected in Japan, Japanese Creations offers authentic Japanese arts and crafts online courses...

“Photo Koshien” – the Japanese National High School Photography Contest

The national high school photography competition in Japan, known as “Photo Koshien 写真甲子園”, has been completed for the 24th year in a row. The students from the Kansai region have won the championship this year. Pictured below are their winning photographs, titled:  "や さ し い (time)". Other submitted works of theirs include works from the second and preliminary rounds: Eighteen schools...
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