A week of Armenian culture was organized in Tokyo from March 22 to 27 to introduce the Armenian art to the Japanese society.
A range of events were held as part of the initiative, attracting both Japanese and Armenian artists, the Foreign Ministry’s press service reports.
The week of culture opened at the exhibition hall Daikanyama Hillside Terrace, which held an exhibition featuring the Japanese aesthetic art, including pieces by Arev Petrosyan, an Armenian artist and designer, and Makoto Maeda, a Japanese painter.
Also, prominent Armenian opera singer Arax Mansouryan performed a concert accompanied by pianist Takahiro Akiba. The participants enjoyed joint classical music concerts by Armenian and Japanese musicians, as well as movies of Armenian and Japanese productions.
The Week of Culture was organized by the Armenian Embassy to Japan in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, as well as community organizations and other institutions.