Month: October 2021

Eliel Saarinen exhibition in Iwaki

Eliel Saarinen and His Beautiful Architecture in Finland Finland is renowned for its beautiful forests and lakes. It is also home to Finnish modernism, an architectural style that is also popular in Japan. One major figure who helped develop the style was Eliel Saarinen (1873–1950). Saarinen founded an architectural firm with university friends Herman Gesellius… Read more »

Taishi Watanabe exhibition

You can visit Dr. Taishi Watanabe’s exhibition Unity Architecture in Finland and Japan -3 Projects, 3 Exhibitions, 18 Objects- through this online presentation. The exhibition was held in Tokyo’s Metsä Pavilion in September 2021, but due to the state of emergency could not be opened to public. On the video Dr. Watanabe discusses the exhibition… Read more »

Åland online-lectures

The Finnish Institute in Japan holds an Åland 100-themed online lecture series. The lectures will be held in Zoom in English and are interpreted in Japanese. Pre-registration to the lectures is via Peatix. The series starts on Friday, October 8th at 18:00PM. In the lecture Ms. Eva Mikkola-Karlström will be talking about the Godby Shipping… Read more »