This art exhibition focuses around the ex-voto as an object of spiritual devotion, and a window to Mexican everyday life. A selection of 25 contemporary artworks will be shown that reinterpret the ex-voto in different ways that range from narrating personal stories to deconstructing the practice itself. An ex-voto is a votive painting that is traditionally used to show gratitude to a saint or god that granted a favor. Nowadays, ex-votos are still used within a religious context and more recently as pieces of contemporary art. Takes place at Okappachan House.
Held every year, this summer nights festival incorporates a series of local festivals held around the water’s edge of Lake Ashi. July 31st: The Kosui Festival – Held to honour the nine-headed dragon who once lived in the lake and […]
The Asagaya Tanabata Festival takes place every year in the Asagaya Pearl Center. The festival is tradition in East Asian culture taking names such as Qixi Festival in China and Chilseok in South Korea. It celebrates the meeting of two […]
A delicious food and drink market with live music, dance and fashion shows and a samba carnival. Head down Cine City Square in Shinjuku for 17 days of great food, entertainment and cultural exchange. It is open to people of all […]
The rescheduled 32nd modern Olympic Games will be held in and around Tokyo over a two week period in mid Summer 2020 mid Summer 2021. Despite the year change, organizers are sticking with the “2020” in the name. The main […]