Monthly archive for March 2013

Theatre traditions

Today, the new Kabuki theater (Kabuki-za) opened in its old place, near Ginza, in Tokyo. Well, ‘new’ is perhaps…

Regional meeting with sakura

We have just finished a regional meeting here in Tokyo with all the Swedish ambassadors and consuls-general in Asia participating. We had several…

March 11

Today marks the second anniversary of the triple catastrophe that occured on 11 March 2011. So far 15,881 persons have been confirmed…

House of Sweden in Tokyo 東京の「スウェーデンの家」

The building where the Swedish Embassy is located in Tokyo is a landmark. It was built in 1991 and has functioned as…

Press release from the office of Santa Claus

I have just received an important document, a press release from the Office of Santa Claus, clarifying the whereabouts of the headquarters of…