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    Big in Japan

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 09/11/2018

    » The 31st Tokyo International Film Festival wrapped up last weekend, with French drama Amanda taking home the Tokyo Grand Prix and Best Screenplay awards. Director Mikhaël Hers' third feature, Amanda tells the story of a young man who cares for his orphaned niece following his sister's death in a delicate tale of familial love and how people cope with tragedy.

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    Tsukamoto inspired by Japan's masters

    Life, Published on 22/11/2018

    » Japanese filmmaker Shinya Tsukamoto turned to his country's masters for inspiration for his latest work, Killing, his first samurai movie. But he also emulated the way Martin Scorsese gave free rein to his actors, a technique Tsukamoto learned when he was cast in Silence as a Christian martyr.

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    Japan flautist Tomomi Kurita makes her debut in Bangkok

    Life, Published on 20/09/2018

    » Japanese flautist Tomomi Kurita will give a Bangkok debut recital at Sala Sudasiri Sobha on Lat Phrao 41 on Sunday at 4pm.

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    A musical greeting to Japan

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 04/10/2017

    » As Japanese conductor Koji Kawamoto waved his baton in one swift motion, the 63 musicians of the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra filled Tokyo's acoustically stunning Suntory Hall with an unfamiliar tune.

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    BSO to perform in Japan

    Life, Published on 29/09/2016

    » In 2002 the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra had the privilege of launching "Asia Orchestra Week" and this year the BSO has been selected to participate for a second time by the Agency of Cultural Affairs in acknowledgment of the high standards and increasing reputation and artistic stature enjoyed by Thailand's best-known professional symphony orchestra.

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    Something different

    Life, Alongkorn Parivudhiphongs, Published on 11/10/2019

    » Two artists, both alike in dignity and talent, are in the heart of Bangkok where they tell their different stories in two small-scale yet thought-provoking productions stressing power play in Thai society. Both revive a once popular theatre venue, Saeng Arun Art & Culture Centre, located in the Sathon area.

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    It's a transglobal affair

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 10/09/2019

    » The summer festival season in Europe, North America and Japan draws to a close this month as bands rest up from touring and take a break before the end-of-year festive season. Those bands that have put out summer releases hope that their albums reach the various charts and get decent airplay; others, meanwhile, have waited for the end of the season to release their new music, so we have a mixture of hot releases from the summer and new ones just released.

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    Keeping a culture alive

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 25/06/2019

    » How do you make folk music relevant in these postmodern times? Traditional music is under threat everywhere you look, as are minority languages, arts and crafts and the habitat and environment that helped create them.

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    An evening of enchantment at Neilson Hays Library

    Life, Published on 19/09/2019

    » A group of up-and-coming young opera singers from Mahidol University's College of Music will perform "An Enchanted Classical Vocal Concert, No.2", at Neilson Hays Library, Surawong Road, on Sunday at 6pm.

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    Fading out and fading back in

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 11/09/2019

    » After closing its doors in RCA on Aug 31, the art-house cinema House Rama has found a new home as part of the launch of Samyan Mitrtown, the new mixed-use complex project developed by SET-listed Golden Land Property Development, located near the Sam Yan intersection, just 300m from MRT Sam Yan. The new cinema is set to open on Sept 20.

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