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NextEra Tokyo – A New Vision for Societal Progress

NextEra Tokyo – A New Vision for Societal Progress

NextEra Tokyo – A New Vision for Societal Progress workshop was held in Tokyo on May 31, 2017. The Next Era project aims at creating a vision of a new kind of society – the next era of well-being. Together with Sitra and Demos Helsinki we invited artists, researchers and other specialists to discuss the future of developed societies. In the workshop the invited specialists discussed such questions as “How do we build hope and trust in the future when we cannot count on one of the key...

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“Spirit of North: Sensing Faint Resonances” art exhibition is coming to Tokyo

“Spirit of North: Sensing Faint Resonances” art exhibition is coming to Tokyo

The art project series Spirit of ‘North’ brings together artists and researchers from Japan and Scandinavia. They explore the meaning of “Northern Spirit” through cooperation across national borders and traditional disciplinary boundaries. The Spirit of ‘North’ project began in the Fukushima Prefecture in 2012, with the aim of regenerating the Tohoku region damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Through exhibitions, symposiums and Artist-in-Residence programs artists from other northern...

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(suomi) Eduskunnan sivistysvaliokunnan vierailu Suomen Japanin instituutissa

(suomi) Eduskunnan sivistysvaliokunnan vierailu Suomen Japanin instituutissa

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European Higher Education Fair 2017

European Higher Education Fair 2017

The Finnish Institute in Japan participated in the European Higher Education Fair 2017 EHEF in Tokyo. The aim of the event was to introduce higher education opportunities in Europe. The Finnish Institute in Japan introduced Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences at the event. There was a lot of interest towards Finnish education not only from students but also from Japanese university representatives looking for partner universities from Finland. The event was held on...

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International Artist Collective Videokaffe is holding an exhibition in C.A.P Kobe

International Artist Collective Videokaffe is holding an exhibition in C.A.P Kobe

Videokaffe is based in Finland and has a background in visual arts, sound and engineering. The members collaborate by working remotely from their studios across the world through digital media portals and creating new artwork. Videokaffe comes together for a studio residence/exhibition at least once a year. The collective has previously had exhibitions in The U.S., Russia, Germany, and Finland. This year Videokaffe will come together in Kobe, Japan. The Finnish Institute in Japan has supported...

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Photo & Drawing contest – Watashi no Finland/ Minun Suomeni/My Finland

Photo & Drawing contest – Watashi no Finland/ Minun Suomeni/My Finland

With the goal of fostering interest in Finland and to further promote understanding between Japan and Finland, the embassy of Finland in Tokyo and The Finnish Institute in Japan present “Photo & Drawing contest- Watashi no Finland/ Minun Suomeni/My Finland”. The contest is open to all Finns and friends of Finland. The project is part of the programme for the centenary celebrations of Finland’s independence internationally.   The contest has three thematic categories: 1. Photo...

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