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News Japan » Culture: South Korea court jails ex-culture minister over artist blacklist

News channel or source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/01/23/asia-pacific/crime-legal-asia-pacific/south-korea-court-jails-ex-culture-minister-artist-blacklist/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

SEOUL – A South Korean appeals court Tuesday jailed former culture minister Cho Yoon-Sun for two years for her role in drawing up a blacklist of 10,000 artists seen as critical of ousted president Park Geun-hye’s government. Cho had initially been ...

News Japan » Culture: Student gathering showcases efforts to expand cultural exchange with Frankfort’s Japanese sister city

News channel or source: http://www.state-journal.com/2018/01/20/student-gathering-showcases-efforts-to-expand-cultural-exchange-with-frankforts-japanese-sister-city/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Those entering Frankfort High School’s cafeteria on Saturday were transported to a tiny sliver of Japan in Kentucky. The Frankfort Sister Cities Commission hosted a students’ new year gathering, or “shinnennkai,” showcasing the efforts of ...

News Japan » Culture: Sabot Group x Estevan Oriol: Inside Japan’s Lowrider & Street Culture

News channel or source: https://www.ballerstatus.com/2018/01/22/sabot-group-x-estevan-oriol-inside-japans-lowrider-street-culture/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Sabot Group were recently afforded a tour of Japan unlike your typical tourist excursion. Thanks to famed photographer Estevan Oriol, who acted as a guide and documented with his camera, we get a look at Japan's street cultures. During the trip, Sabot ...

News Japan » Culture: 18 Things You Should Never Do in Japan, Russia, and 7 Other Countries

News channel or source: https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/things-you-should-never-do-in-japan-russia-and-other-countries.html/?a=viewall
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Check out some of the things you should never do when you travel to Japan, France, Morocco, and other exciting destinations. Vogue reports traveling to China sets you up for some major culture shock. “Many of the etiquette taboos with which Americans are ...

News Japan » Culture: Japan’s manhole covers are beautiful works of art. See pics

News channel or source: http://www.hindustantimes.com/art-and-culture/japan-s-manhole-covers-are-beautiful-works-of-art-see-pics/story-STLDTNdg5KAwl59g1XdaLM.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

I’m impressed whenever I find out it represents the town’s history and culture,” said Morimoto, who coined the word “manholer” for like-minded people. Designed manholes cost more but appeal to a Japanese sense of detail, said the 48-year-old ...

News Japan » Culture: Japan sewers clean up their act with manhole art

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/01/15/japan-sewers-clean-up-their-act-with-manhole-art.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

I'm impressed whenever I find out it represents the town's history and culture," said Morimoto, who coined the word "manholer" for like-minded people. Designed manholes cost more but appeal to a Japanese sense of detail, the 48-year-old Morimoto told AFP.

News Japan » Culture: When in Japan, go beyond sushi and ramen

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/food/japan-and-its-culinary-varieties/article22463944.ece
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Fish – Deep Travels Through Japan’s Food Culture. The book opened up a world of Japanese food to me, even before I stepped into the country. Suddenly, there was so much to squeeze into just 10 days. The plans and lists went out of the window and I ...

News Japan » Culture: Celebrating anime culture: Convention outgrows State College and moves to Altoona this year

News channel or source: http://www.altoonamirror.com/life/area-life/2018/01/celebrating-anime-culture-convention-outgrows-state-college-and-moves-to-altoona-this-year/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

The fascination with Japanese culture has grown so much in central Pennsylvania that an anime convention has outgrown State College, where it was founded 12 years ago, and will be held in the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona over two days next ...

News Japan » Culture: Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo Opens Its Doors in the Cultural Heart of Tokyo on Namiki-dori Street

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hyatt-centric-ginza-tokyo-opens-151700422.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Cosmopolitan Ginza has been a trendsetting model of Japan’s modernization since the late 19th century and remains one of Tokyo’s most upscale and up-to-date commercial areas today. The new Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo hotel enables guests to tap into the ...

News Japan » Culture: Toro Rosso holding Japanese culture lessons for staff

News channel or source: http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns38039.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Toro Rosso is looking to avoid some of the pitfalls of the ill-fated McLaren-Honda partnership. With McLaren dumping its works backing after three woeful years, Honda power is now moving to the Red Bull junior team. And boss Franz Tost said Toro Rosso is ...