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)
The Pussywarmers and Réka, a band originally from the Mediterranean district of Switzerland, is on tour to perform with Japan based musician not only to intensify artistic cooperation but also to promote their record produced in 2014 to be released through a Japanese label.
Location: Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo
Composed of about 150 excavated artefacts from ancient Egypt from the collection of the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art in Geneva, this exhibition opens in Hokkaido and tours to Fukui, Tokyo and Gunma.
Location: Hokkaido, Fukui, Tokyo, Gunma
25 years ago, piano player Hildegard Kleeb, and Alphorn player Roland Dahinden, founded the music duo «Recall Pollock», inspired by the performance artist Jackson Pollock.
Location: Ryogoku Monten Hall, Tokyo (17-18 APR), Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts, Kyoto (21 APR)
«20000 Seiten» is a theater play based on a 20,000 page book that tells the story of modern Switzerland.
Location: Bungakuza Atelier, Tokyo
Cultural event; Exhibition
Since 1983, Lars Müller has consistently been publishing high quality books on architecture, design, typography, photography and social issues.
Location: Kyoto ddd Gallery, Kyoto
Concert; Lecture; Exhibition
Every year the Francophonie community in Kyoto comes together to celebrate with various gastronomic stands, including Swiss raclette, and live music.
Location: Institut Français Kyoto
To celebrate 150 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Switzerland and Japan in 2014, an anniversary event will be held under the title “Swiss x Japan 150th” on the last day of the Hodler Exhibition at the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.
Location: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo
The Swiss graphic novelist Anna Sommer visits Japan for a series of lectures and public talk events as part of the Fêtes de la Francophonie 2015.
Location: various branches of L'Institut Françaises
This is the rst large-scale international exhibition of contemporary art to be held in Kyoto.
Location: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the Museum of Kyoto,
«World Book Design» showcases every year books of superior design from all over the world.
Location: Nara Prefectural Library & Information Center
This exhibition marks the rst large-scale introduction in Japan of the world-class collection of the Kunsthaus Zürich, the Museum for Modern Art in Zurich.
Location: Kobe City Museum, Hyogo
Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918) was a leading Swiss painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries who not only left an important imprint on contemporary European painting but also fascinated the Japanese audiences.
Location: Hyogo Pref. Museum of Art, Kobe