Japan Day on May 29
11:00-13:00 Japanese Film Screening I, “Every Day A Good Day (日日是好日)“ *English subtitles
12:00-13:00 Walking tour on Japanese plants *conducted in Estonian
12:00-12:50 Manga Workshop I
13:30-14:20 Calligraphy Workshop I
14:30-15:20 Calligraphy Workshop II
15:00-17:00 Japanese Film Screening II “A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story (武士の献立)“ *English subtitles
16:00-16:50 Manga Workshop II
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Tour will take place in the Garden and in the Palm House. It is conducted by Urmas Laansoo.
Films will be in Japanese with English subtitles. The film screenings are held in coopertion with Japan Foundation
Every Day a Good Day portrays a tea ceremony master Takeda teaching two young women, what is tea ceremony about. Every Day a Good Day is an awarded Japanese film (Busan International Film Festival) with the famous actor Killn Kiki, who also played in the film “Shoplifters”.
A Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story tells a humorous story of a talented cook, maid Haru, who is asked by a respected clan to teach the heir the art of Japanese cooking. What started out as an obligation put on the maid, turns out to be a beginning of an adventure leading into a new path of her marrying into samurai family.
Educational officer of Film Museum Galina Zaitseva will teach what the main characteristics of manga are and how to draw a manga character yourself.
The workshops are suitable for beginner levels, mainly designed for children and youth, but also adults are welcome.
Hetti Meltsas will teach an introductory Shodō (Japanese calligraphy) class. She has learned calligraphy in Japan and is the member of Japanese Cultural Society in Estonia.