Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, the Tokyo International Forum is an extraordinary, unflawed piece of modern architecture, and a gem of Tokyo. It is fitting that this weekend the forum hosts Art Fair Tokyo 2019, a prestigious annual gathering of local and international artists, and the largest art fair in Japan. In addition to live music, galactic photography and special events honoring International Women’s Day, Tokyo has everything on offer to make your weekend flawless.
In addition to being the largest art fair in Japan, Art Fair Tokyo is also the oldest art fair in Asia. More than 160 exhibitors will display a wide range of art, from antiques and crafts to Nihonga painting to modern and contemporary art.
The acclaimed singer-songwriter, whose unique clear vocals and powerful punching melodies span across various genres, garnered a slew of new Japanese fans last year after figure skater Daisuke Takahashi used Grant and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2014 version of Pale Green Ghosts as his backing music at the All-Japan figure skating championship.
TokyoDex’s special edition of their regular event, This&That Café, commemorates International Women’s Day by shining a spotlight on some of the city’s fabulous female creators.
Amnesty International’s senior direct of research Anna Neistat talks about her experiences conducting some of the most challenging and dangerous research work in the world.
This special exhibition at the Tokyo Dome’s TeNQ Space Museum displays out-of-this-world photos captured from outer space, courtesy of NASA.
Get funky with artificial intelligence at this special edition of Nerd Nite, where three smart speakers share their unique interests with a curious crowd.
The charming old amusement park in west Tokyo hosts a family-oriented event with lots of children’s toys, clothes and essentials on sale throughout the park and around the various rides and attractions.