September 2015


A wonderful concert of Japanese traditional instruments Shamisen and Shinobue took place on September 23nd at the National Theatre of Kosova in Pristina. The young and famous musicians Chie HANAWA (Shamisen – Japanese string instrument) and Kazuya SATOH (Shinobue – Japanese traditional flute), both also well known for their appearance on Japanese television, played a fascinating medley of traditional and modern melodies. In the second half of the concert they were accompanied by the talented piano player Tamami HIROTA. The audience spent an evening enjoying the charm of those traditional Japanese instruments.

March 2014

REMEMBER 3/11 - Lessons from Japan

The event, composed of film-screening and talk session, aims to commemorate the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on 11 March 2011 and contribute to enhance awareness of the importance of disaster prevention among Kosovo citizens.

Date: 26 March 2014
Time: 17.00-19.00
Venue: National Library of Kosovo, Prishtine
Language: Albanian, Serbian, English
• Film Screening - "Tough it Out: after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011" (99 min)
• Interactive talk session by experts about disaster prevention
Organizers: United Nations Delevopment Programme, United Nations Volunteer
Co-Organizers: Kosovo Institute of Seismology, Kosovo Red Cross, Kosovo Security Forces

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