Norwegian Julefest at Fuglen Asakusa
-December 5th (19:00 - 21:00)
|When:||Wednesday, 5 December , 19:00-21.00|
|Where:||Fuglen Asakusa 【MAP】|
★Registered and Paid in advance through Peatrix: 6,000 yen
*1 drink from Fuglen is included in the price. Norwegian salmon, Christmas porridge and various snacks will also be served
|Register:||By Monday, 3 December [Sign up below]
We will collect the fee at the venue. Note that we will charge cancellations after 2 December and no-shows.
Poetry Reading in Norwegian and Japanese
The Norwegian poet Håvard Rem from Oslo and the Japanese translator Tomoko Yamada from Tokyo will recite some of Rem’s short poems in Norwegian and Japanese. His poems are published in Russian, Arabic, Italian and Japanese, and used as lyrics by among others a-ha, Morten Harket, Vamp and Kaizers Orchestra. His recital includes the song “A Kind of Christmas Card” which won him and Morten Harket the title “Record of the year 1995” at the Norwegian Grammy Awards Spellemanprisen.
Maria Bue Kessel is a Norwegian musician born and raised in Osaka. She is a classical pianist as well as a singer. In November 2017 she represented Norway in the Japanese singing competition «Nodojiman the World». She is now studying piano performance at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, and is regularly giving concerts in both Norway and Japan.
Who else is coming?
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