Vibrant Abstract Strokes at Artbar Tokyo
Enjoy a relaxing art class to re-energize and meet new people this weekend at the Artbar Tokyo. Although they ask you to take precautions when coming in due to the coronavirus, if you’re feeling well and healthy this is a great way to spend your weekend out. There will be all-you-can-drink wine, soft drinks and light snacks. All materials are provided to create your colorful works, plus you don’t need any experience at all to enjoy the therapeutic class and can just take it at your own pace.
Hanami Picnics Across The City
Following a number of cold weeks, the sakura around the city has finally started to begin to bloom. Although in most areas it may still be a little early, walking around in search of the cities sakura is a fun way to spend the weekend. So grab your camera, a picnic mat, a few drinks and tasty nibbles, and head to any of the famous hanami spots in the capital, such as Shinjuku Gyoen, Ueno Park, Yoyogi Park, Showa Memorial Park, Sumida River, Meguro River, Chidorigafuchi or Inokashira Park, where you’ll be able to enjoy the sakura in early bloom! Don’t forget to participate in our #SavvySakura2020 photo contest! (See Link)
Peace on Earth 2020
Next Wednesday marks nine years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami struck off the coast of Tohoku. This outdoor charity concert and bazaar is Tokyo’s largest annual memorial event for the victims of the disaster. Japanese celebrities, activists and musicians will be working alongside NPOs and other charity groups for Tohoku to collect donations and other means of help. There will also be a flower and candle memorial dome where you can pay your respect to the disaster victims. Performances will be available online for those wanting to avoid the risk of infecting the …continue reading