- Sound-culture in Early Twentieth Century Japan (10-12am)
Workshops (1.15 to 4.30pm):
- Noh kotsuzumi (shoulder drum of the Noh theatre) with Akihiro Iitomi
- Kimono with Hiroko Iitomi
- Rakugo storytelling with Matthew Shores
- Yanagawa gotenmari (embroidered balls) with Hiroko Iitomi
Akihiro Iitomi with Japan Sound Portrait - a lecture and performance of Noh music with digital sound portrait (5-6.30pm)
Listen in: BBC Radio3 'Late Junction' on Thursday, 3 March 2016
Sound and Vision: Experience the Virtual Reality of Japan (12-5pm)
At the 5th anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, students from Tohoku University in Sendai (Japan) will display artefacts made in their home province and look forward to interesting conversations.
All welcome. Participation is free but please complete the online booking form
Venue: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, ground floor
Time: Friday, 11th March, 2016 from 10.00 to 18.30
Organiser: Brigitte Steger, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
We are grateful for financial support provided by the Japanese Embassy in London.