Press releases

‘Transforming the Kimono: the Art of Itchiku Kubota’ exhibition completes its tour of Asia and Europe
September 30, 2016
The collection of kimonos by Japanese artist Itchiku Kubota has completed its European and Asian tour and returned to its homeland. The exhibition organisers have now been able to look at the results...
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Slava Polunin and his Snowshow Visited Itchiku Kubota Museum
August 15, 2016
On 3 August, Slava Polunin and the entire cast of his Snowshow visited Itchiku Kubota Art Museum in Japan, where they are currently on tour. Polunin was so impressed by Kubota’s art he sent us the...
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ICF at ‘Social Responsibility in Education’ conference
June 22, 2016
The Foundation’s Director, Olga Monakhova, took part in the Third International Conference “Social Marketing and Communications”, held in the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation at the Moscow...
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Japan’s annual Russian Culture Festival opens in Tokyo
June 17, 2016
The 11th Annual Russian Culture Festival in Japan opened in Tokyo on 17th June. The 2016 event is dedicated to two very important historical dates: the 60th anniversary of the restoration of...
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Kubota kimono exhibition opened in Antwerp
April 19, 2016
The Foundation is delighted to bring Kubota’s art to Antwerp, where an exhibition “Traditions and Dreams. Kimono from Kubota collection” opened at the Fashion Museum on Tuesday 19th April. It was...
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Dr. Chodiev elected Chairman of the Society of Japanologists in Russia
March 30, 2016
The Russian Society of Japanologists unanimously elected Patokh Chodiev its Honorary Chairman in recognition of his personal contribution to the development of the Japan related research in Russia. ...
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