Japanese Calligraphy “Shodo Performance Koshien” Competition

Elegant calligraphy performance by Japanese high school at the Japan Koshien Calligraphy Competition.
Japanese learn shodo calligraphy from childhood in order to write beautiful characters. The brush—a traditional writing instrument—is very hard to use until one gets used to it. But by training many times, anyone can learn to express characters in his or her own unique way. Calligraphy arts can be seen not only at exhibitions, but also in a variety of places,...

FusionFest Celebrates Diversity

FusionFest 2018
New festival brings two days of cultural and international entertainment, food and film to Central Florida Orange County, Fla. – A new festival celebrating Central Florida’s growing diversity is coming to Orange County on Thanksgiving weekend this year. FusionFest, a free, two-day celebration of cultural inclusion, will be held on Nov. 24 and 25, 2018 in front of the Dr. Phillips Center in downtown...

Japanese Artist Yasunori Kimata to Perform Live Painting at UCF on November 5

Japanese artist Yasunori Kimata arts
ORLANDO, Fla. (October 17, 2018) – The Consulate-General of Japan in Miami and the University of Central Florida (UCF) present a live painting performance by Japanese artist Yasunori Kimata on Monday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. in Cape Florida Room 316ABCD in the UCF Student Union, located at 12715 Pegasus Dr. in Orlando. Admission is free. Kimata’s skill, artistry and mastery...

Artist Makes Tiny Designer Sneakers

Miniature Designer
Asian American artist Chris Pin that specializes in detailed miniature designer fashion and shoes. He creates a local fashion design shop Haute Hero. Haute Hero was founded in 2014 to create limited edition figures inspired by street fashion, art, and music. Check it out in this video from Insider. Chris Pin is no ordinary NYC-based artist and designer. He creates...

Candy Arts for Japan Squad 2018 FIFA World Cup

Soccer is very popular sports all over the world. During FIFA World Cup, which is held every four year, many people watch the games on TV, and cheer their favorite national team. Candy artist Miyuki creates special candy arts cheers for the Japan National Players. Candy Miyuki created the candy arts in 2014. When Japan won Zambia in their final warm-up...

Orlando Museum of Art Announces Themes for its 2018-2019 1st Thursdays Season

Orlando Museum of Art Announces Themes
Presented by the Associates of the Orlando Museum of Art (OMA), 1st Thursdays parties are held on the first Thursday of every month from 6-9 pm. 1st Thursdays is an opportunity for the Central Florida community to discover local artists, enjoy live music, and socialize with a diverse group of people. There are cash bars serving beer, wine and soft drinks as...

Mennello Museum of American Art presents “Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here”

Jiha Moon
The Mennello Museum of American Art is pleased to present the work of multi-media Korean-American artist Jiha Moon in an upcoming solo exhibition, Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone’s Mad Here. The exhibition will be on view from June 22 through August 12, 2018, with an Artist Talk and Opening Reception on June 29. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Moon harvests...

Collaborative Campaign for the Arts

United Arts
If you call Central Florida “home,” then United Arts of Central Florida encourages you to help make your community an Arts for ALL community, by making a donation to the 2018 Collaborative Campaign for the Arts, which runs through April 30. “Community support is especially critical this year,” said Flora Maria Garcia, president and CEO of United Arts. “Just as...

The art of Cantonese Cuisine

The art of Cantonese cuisine
“Cooking is a craft and food, an art, Cherry Garden’s advertisement campaign features a series of Chinese Characters: Joy, Heart, Thought etc – inspired by that belief. Subtle use of the traditional Chinese teapot, soup spoon and sauce dish with the calligraphy, represents the character of the food – authentic, traditional and beautiful crafted.” Designed by Trine via theartistandhismodel

Peking Opera Classic Excerpts in Miami

Peking Opera
Peking Opera, as China's national essence, has been listed as one of the intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations and is now a very popular Chinese national art which is full of Chinese characteristics and loved by the audience at home and abroad. On the stage of Peking Opera, a horsewhip represents riding, a quant represents rowing, a table can not only be a table...
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