(Subject to change without prior notice)
2 pm until end (approx. 9.30 pm)
Japanese food and drinks
2 pm until 6.30 pm
Ikebana (flower arranging) with exhibition
Japanese language course (trial)
Origami (paper folding)
2:30 pm + 4:45 pm
Movie: Doraemon Series “Nobitas Dinosaurier 2006“
(Japanese Anime, Orig. w. English Subtitles)
In cooperation with the Japanese Cultural Institute (Cologne) the JDZB is showing the German premier of the cartoon movie “Doraemon Nobita’s Dinosaur 2006” with the cartoon character Doraemon and the school boy Nobita. The blue and white robot cat Doraemon that was founded in 1969 has been nominated by the Japanese Foreign Minister as Japan‘s anime-ambassador.
3 pm + 3:45 pm + 4:30 pm + 5:15 pm
Manga drawing with Marie (20 persons per workshop)
How do you draw a Manga figure? Marie showed us how at the 2006 and 2007 Open Day – and we were amazed! Particularly the young ones showed great patience in practicing their skills and they tapped into some serious talent… After the great success, we’ve invited Marie back to host another workshop.
The young Berlin illustrator Marie Sann is currently working as a freelance artist, she is attending a course to become a graphic designer.
3:45 pm until 4:30 pm
Guided tour on architecture and history of the building
Opening of the photography exhibition by Julia Baier : "The Public Pool and Sentô, the Japanese Bathhouse“
Opening hours: Mon – Thu 10 am – 4.30 pm, Fri 10 am – 3:30 pm.
Shown until September 5, 2008.
Concert of the German-Japanese "Sakura-Ensemble" with guests
> Piccolo Flute, Flute: MOCHIDA Tomoko
> Flute : HARA Keiko
> Small + big Taiko: Beate HUNDSDÖRFER, YAMADA Nobuyo
> Vocals: Ritsuko GUENTHER
> Piano: KOMIYA Hisako