Looking back at MONO JAPAN

The people I have met and the things I have experienced are only because I worked at a Japanese modern art and craft fair in the Netherlands. Looking back at MONO JAPAN 2018, working with people who have various backgrounds was the biggest plus for me. While we were preparing for MONO JAPAN and during … Meer lezen

Internship blog: Mike’s goodbye

Happy new year everyone! This is everyone’s favourite intern Mike, checking in to write his final JCE blog. My 18 week internship at Japan Cultural Exchange is coming to an official close Friday the 12th. I figured I’d tell all of you interested in what we do at JCE what I’ve been up to in … Meer lezen

Super T-market × Japan market

Super T market   Hi, everyone, On December 5th, in Amsterdam, there was an event called Super T market held by a Japanese pianist and artist, Tomoko Mukaiyama. Super T market is a mixed event of piano concert of Tomoko and Japan market, where a lot of Japanese exhibitions such as Sushi, Japanese sake, and … Meer lezen

Japanese students’ Study Tour in Holland

1.Youth journeys from Japan On August, 2017, 8 elementary and middle school students from Higashi Sonogi in Nagasaki visited Leiden in The Netherlands. Higashi Sonogi is an area in Nagasaki prefecture which prospered along Nagasaki Street in the Edo era. Siebold, who is a German and visited Japan at that time as a surgeon of … Meer lezen

New life and New work in a New country

Hello! My name is Jo Wakebe. I started working in JCE from today as an intern. I’m an exchange student and I’m going to stay in the Netherlands for a year.   Today, I was given an introduction about what I’ll work on here.   I’ll work on a lot more various things than I … Meer lezen

JCE intern’s blog: Potteries

Goeddemiddag! I already came back to Japan but still, have something which I’d like to write in this article, please bear with me. Today’s theme is “Pottery”. During these months, I met some interesting potteries, I’d like to sum up my interest and impressions in this article. I went to Delft, in the Netherlands, Boleslaviec, … Meer lezen

JCE intern’s blog: Florence

Hello, I’m Tomoko. I haven’t written this for a long time. I’d like to write about a craft fair in Florence, Italy. Since it was held at the end of this April, it’s a short while ago. Its name is ‘Mostra Internazionale dell’Artigianato’. First, about the city Florence. It is very famous, called a city … Meer lezen

Nieuwe stagiaire, Tirza

Hallo allemaal Ik ben Tirza en ik ben de nieuwe stagiaire bij Japan Cultural Exchange. Ik studeer Japans aan de hogeschool Zuyd in Maastricht. Ik heb een jaar in Kyoto gestudeerd aan de Kyoto University of Foreign Language waar ik een onvergetelijke tijd heb doorgebracht. Ik heb veel geleerd, nieuwe ervaringen opgedaan en lieve vrienden … Meer lezen