The Hidden Beauty of Japan: 2017 Calendar

The Japan National Tourism Organization has released a set of beautiful photographs under the theme "The Hidden Beauty of Japan”. The set of 12 photographs is released in the form of a calendar in various desktop sizes and features hidden landscapes all over Japan. The 12 months are: January: Hirakasa Hadaka-Mairi (Naked Pilgrimage), Iwate February: First Tadami … Continue reading The Hidden Beauty of Japan: 2017 Calendar

Pictures from Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

The 2014 staging of the Japanese Calendar Exhibition was well attended even though the venue was changed from the Sovereign Center to the Four Seasons Hotel. I attended and watched or participated in many Japan-themed activities such as calligraphy, origami, ikebana, quizzes, martial arts, synchronized swimming, cosplay and more. I also managed to connect with … Continue reading Pictures from Japanese Calendar Exhibition 2014

Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2010

Yesterday I had the opportunity to  attend the Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2010. This is the almost identical event I attended last year but this year instead of selling the Calendars for Charity attendees were invited to participate in various games, activities and quizzes in order to win a 2010 Japanese Calendar. The event … Continue reading Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2010