Tag Archives: Kanazawa

Fun Link Friday: Kanazawa in Spring

This Friday, brush up on your floral vocabulary with this tour of Kanazawa’s early-spring flowers over on かなざわ風便り. There’s dogtooth violet (片栗の花), camellias (椿), and more. Plus a stunning cityscape! Happy spring (and warm wishes for spring to come to colder … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Office Manager, UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa [Kanazawa]

Institution: United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa (OUIK) Location: Kanazawa, Ishikawa pref., Japan Application deadline: March 20, 2014 Education requirements: BA required, MA preferred Languages needed: English, Japanese Employment type: Full time Start date: April 16, … Continue reading

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Update: Job Opening: Travel, Sales, and Marketing Administrator, The Art of Travel [Kanazawa]

Company: The Art of Travel Location: Kanazawa, Ishikawa pref. Deadline: February 15, 2014 Start date: March 2014 Type: Full time Visa sponsorship available. POSITION The Art of Travel Travel, Sales, and Marketing Administrator JOB DESCRIPTION This job entails a variety of … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “TEDxSeeds – Toshio Ohi – Live performance of Japanese traditional art ‘OHI YAKI'”

Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture, is famous for its kôgei (工芸), which can be translated as “traditional craft.” With the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, leading the way with the new exhibition Art Crafting Towards the Future (工芸未来派), it’s an … Continue reading

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Resource: The Art of Japan: Kanazawa

The Art of Japan: Kanazawa is an English-language web magazine dedicated to the art and culture of Kanazawa. Kanazawa, the prefectural capital of Ishikawa, is the jewel in the crown of the Hokuriku region, which is home to a thriving … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: In Search of Sake

The Guardian recently released a short three-video series called In Search of Sake, in which Londoner Henrietta Lovell, owner of the Rare Tea Company and nihonshu enthusiast, takes a tour of three famous nihonshu-producing cities–Kyoto, Kanazawa, and Miyagi–with nihonshu-expert Rie … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Kanazawa in the Showa 30s (1955-65)

The Hokkoku Shinbun (北國新聞), one of Ishikawa’s local newspapers, is sponsoring the Kohrinbo Rennaissance Project (香林坊ルネッサンスプロジェクト), an attempt to revisit, archive, and preserve the history of at the shopping district of Kohrinbo from “good old days” of the Showa 30s … Continue reading

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