Japanese posters’ exhibition taking place

Art & Culture
2022-04-14 11:37:25

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Embassy of Japan and the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum are jointly organizing an exhibition titled Japanese Posters-30 Years Later, which shows the prosperity of Japan, its history, art, culture, religion, national pride and technological progress.

The exhibition in dedication to the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan has displayed a collection of more than 100 posters that have been kept at the at the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum since 1991.

The posters, created by the Japanese artists and designers 30 years ago, give an opportunity to the people to get acquainted with the development of Japanese advertising, graphic design and printing technologies in 90s.

As written in history, the first ‘Japanese Culture Days’ was held in Mongolia in 1991. As part of the event, a numerous activity was organized including children's concert, screenings of feature and documentary films, exhibitions and seminars. The posters that are now in display were then donated to the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum by Professor M.Hasatani of Kyoto University of the Arts.

As part of the exhibition 'Japanese Posters -30 Years Later that is open until April 17, the performance of Japanese traditional skill game ‘Kendama and children's band 'Taisho-koto music' as well as a lecture titled ‘Japan in posters’ were heldIn addition, a ‘Japanese tea ceremony is going to be organized on April 16.

On February 24, 1972, Mongolia and Japan established diplomatic relations. Japan is Mongolia’s important third neighbor and strategic partner with shared values. Relations and cooperation have developed rapidly between Mongolia and Japan since 1990 and the two countries are successfully collaborating in bilateral and regional efforts.