Current events (12)
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Held in Okayama City once every three years, the Okayama Art Summit is an international exhibition of contemporary art, placed this year under the title «IF THE SNAKE».
Location: Several venues in Okayama city
Liechtenstein is the only country in the world named after the family name of the ruling monarch. Although it is a small country situated between Switzerland and Austria, Liechtenstein holds one of the most extensive private art collections in the world.
Location: The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo
Pianist Christian Chamorel, one of the few Swiss musician whose influence reaches far beyond the country’s borders, has performed in countless prestigious festivals and won many prizes in several international competitions in Italy, Austria, and Switzerland.
Location: Kobe Club, Kobe
Founded in 1875, the Musikkollegium Winterthur is the oldest active Orchestra in Switzerland.
Location: Toppan Hall, Tokyo
After a series of successful concerts in Switzerland in 2016, the Swiss trombone duo TWOBONES (Danilo Moccia & Paul Haag) and the Japanese trombone duo The Bon Bones (Yuu Uesugi & Itsumi Komano) are reuniting for a Japan tour.
Location: Miyagi, Iwate, Saitama, Tokyo, Shizuoka
The Basel-based trio SULP was founded in 2005 by Simon Dettwiler (schwyzerörgeli accordion), Matthias Gubler (saxophone) and Hannes Fankhauser (contrabass, tuba, alphorn).
Location: Tokyo, Nagano, Yokohama, Kyoto, Nara
Roman Signer (1938–) is a Swiss artist active since the 1970s. He uses daily objects like kayaks and furniture and try to cause movement with elements such as fire, water, and wind, in a humorous and sometimes absurd manner.
Location: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
The Swiss "Lied Duo" of Raphaël Favre (Tenor) & Satoko Kato (Piano) join the Kitatopia International Music Festival 2019
Location: Kitatopia Tsutsuji Hall, Tokyo
Ahead of the first Japan solo exhibition of Karl Gerstner, a major figure in visual communication of the 20th century, Susanne Bieri D.Phil., Head of The Prints and Drawings Department of the Swiss National Library, shares insights on the career and legacy of the designer.
Location: ginza graphic gallery (ggg), Tokyo
After the success of their first tour in Japan in 2017, including a performance at Shibuya O-EAST, Swiss rock/pop band YOKKO returns to Japan!
Location: Tokyo, Saitama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Kobe, Osaka, Chiba
Yodel singer and composer Marie Theres von Gunten joins Japanese musicians to hold a special Swiss Christmas concert.
Location: International Christian University Chapel,
Yann Becker is a Swiss photographer based in Japan since 2010 who offers a very personal gaze on the archipelago.
Location: Gallery Kaze, Osaka
Past events (286)
This exhibition focuses on the movement of design and introduces the various movement-related designs hidden in our lives.
Location: 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo
To celebrate the sister city relationship between Bern and Nara, a festive event with live music and talks will be held during Nara’s annual music festival.
Location: Kinsho Hall, Todaiji Temple, Nara
This experienced Swiss-french trio was founded in 2002 and is composed of pianist/composer Jean-Christophe Cholet, bassist Heiri Känzig and a drumer Marcel Papaux.
Location: Kobe, Kyoto, Shiga, Kanazawa, Saitama, Tokyo, Yokohama
NY-based Swiss jazz pianist, Claude Diallo, and trumpet player Jessica Galliker, from the Jazz band «Swing Kids», will perform together in multiple locations in Japan.
Location: Fukuyama, Tokyo
Hafis Joachim Bertschinger is a Swiss artist with Lebanese roots working primarily as a sculptor and painter.
Location: ano ano galerie, Tokyo
Since the 2005 launch of the Japanese version of the annual classical music festival originated in Nantes, «La Folle Journee/Days of Enthusiasm», it has gained an excellent reputation for attracting many music lovers during the Golden Week.
Location: Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
This exhibition will take place in the context of Parasophia and will offer some visibility to a group of six Swiss artists (Naomi Del Vecchio, Léonard Félix, Charlotte Fontaine, Kristina Irobalieva, Adrien Rumeau, Anja Seiler) selected to present their works.
Location: Dohjidai Gallery, Kyoto
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At the annual all-night contemporary art festival in the district of Roppongi, two videos by the Swiss video artist Christine Camenisch, «Of limited signicance» and «Dive», were selected to be shown on the Roppongi Hills Metro Hat big monitor.
Location: Roppongi Ark Hills and other venues, Tokyo
“An angel comes to Babylon” by Friedrich Dürrenmatt -World Theatre Festival Shizuoka under Mt.Fuji 2015-
«An angel comes to Babylon» is a play written by Swiss author Friedrich Dürrenmatt, that tells the story behind the building of the Tower of Babel.
Location: Shizuoka Performing Arts Center, Shizuoka
The melodious metal core band from Switzerland is coming to Japan for the rst time.
Location: Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo
The New Zürich Orchestra was formed in 1990 by young talented musicians from around the world.
Location: Suntory Hall, Tokyo
Adolf Muschg is one of the most well-known German-speaking writers from Switzerland.
Location: Goethe-Institut Tokyo, Library