Museum open Wed, Sat, Sun 12-17.
The Helsinki Day 12.6, free entrance and program
Free entrance to the museum and the exhibition Eastern Spirituality on Helsinki Day June 12th! The museum is open 12-17!
12.30-14.00 ‘風林火山(furin-kazan) - workshop on Japanese calligraphy, in Finnish (NB! registration by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org)
13.00 guided tour in Finnish to Eastern Spirituality
14.00 guided tour in Swedish to Eastern Spirituality
15.00-16.30 ‘風林火山(furin-kazan) - workshop on Japanese calligraphy, in Finnish (NB! registration by e-mail to: email@example.com)
風林火山(furin-kazan) - the workshop is about traditional Japanese calligraphy, called shodo. The duration is 1,5 hours and the participants work with writing the meaning of four kanjis 風林火山 (furin-kazan). 風林火山 (furin-kazan) is a four letter message, that Samurai daimyo, Shingen Takeda (1521–1573), used in his army flag as a symbol. Takeda quoted four sentences from Sun Zi's The Art of War.
1. 其疾如風： 其の疾はやきこと風の如ごとく、fast as the wind
2. 其徐如林： 其の徐しずかなること林の如く、gentel as the forest
3. 侵掠如火： 侵掠しんりゃくすること火の如く、fierce as the fire
4. 不動如山： 動かざること山の如し、stable as the mountain
*風林火山(furin-kazan) - wind, forest, fire, mountain
The workshop is free of charge and there's no requirement of previous knowledge in calligraphy. The workshop is arranged twice at Villa Gyllenberg on Helsinki Day June 12th. The first is 12.30–14 and the second 15–16.30. Registrations by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yukina Yamamoto is a Japanese artist living in Jyväskylä. She has practiced calligraphy for over 20 years and has earned the calligraphy teacher grade of shiha in Japan, which qualifies her to teach and research calligraphy. Her hometown is Kofu, Yamanashi.