Category Archives: Culture-Cultura

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave (The British Museum) exhibition / exposición

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave is a temporary exhibition in the British Museum (London), running from 25th May to 13th August 2017 (Closed 3–6 July 2017 for rotation of the artwork). It focuses on the art of the Japanese artist … Continue reading

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La naturaleza del samurái. Estampas japonesas ukiyo-e. Exposición | Japanese woodprints. Exhibition. (Galería Odalys, May.2017)

Orfila 5, 28010, Madrid, España (Renfe Recoletos / Metro Colón) Telfs: +34 913194011, +34 913896809 galeria@odalys.com | info@odalys.es https://odalys.com/ Exhibition: April 27th – May 27th 2017 (free) Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11:00 – 20:00 Exhibition book: 10€ (free PDF) … Continue reading

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DRUM TAO: “The Samurai of the Drum”: European Tour 2017 commentary | Gira Europea 2017 comentarios

Just a quick retelling / review / reminder that TAO is on tour throughout Europe! Here at SemiRandom we have hit the gig already and we can tell you that it’s pretty fun. The show is about an hour and … Continue reading

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UAH: Una Mirada a la Sociedad Japonesa

Today, March 2nd 2017, SemiRandom attended the Conference about Japan offered by the University of Alcalá de Henares in their Guadalajara campus, “A look to the Japanese Society”. There were three parts: Economy (and education) in Japan by Mr. Kenji … Continue reading

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DRUM TAO: “The Samurai of the Drum” (European Tour / Gira Europea)

DRUM TAO is a “band” of Japanese drummers which mix the traditional taiko and samishen with the “acrobatics” of modern Japanese entertainment (Johnny’s entertainment, I’m looking at you). Here you have a video so you know what we’re talking about … Continue reading

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Kabuki Madrid (21/22 May 2016)

This past weekend (21st and 22nd of May), the Fernando de Rojas Theatre in Madrid has shown two pieces of Kabuki theatre. The event was divided in three parts: Short skit named Omatsuri (お祭“Festival”), Lecture about the history, characteristics and … Continue reading

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Gran Exposición de Ikebana y cultura de Japón, Madrid May.2016

The Great Ikebana Exhibition 2016 (sorry, Spanish only) is currently (May 12 to May 16) being held in the Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid. The exhibition offers the possibility to admire several works by members of the different Ikebana associations … Continue reading

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