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3rd Annual Symposium on Japanese Gardens Announced
Last Updated: 8/3/2002
2002 Symposium of Japanese Gardens: Perspectives on Japanese Gardens of the World: Pursuing Authenticity.
The theme of the symposium, Perspectives on Japanese Gardens of the World – Pursuing Authenticity, will address the challenges in the search for authenticity and maintaining the style and beauty of these gardens in a global setting.
The symposium is co-sponsored with the International Association of Japanese Gardens and the Garden Society of Japan. The registration fee for the symposium will be $250.00US and $100US for students. Please make checks payable to the International Association of Japanese Gardens.
Preliminary Schedule of Events for Kyoto, Japan
Heiankyo, Sekai Kyusei Kyo, Izunome
24-1 Ikeshita-cho, Saga Hirosawa, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto
Telephone (075) 872-3550
Kyoto Kyusei Kaikan, Sekai Kyusei Kyo, Iszunome
25 Hirokoji, Kawaramachi Kami Ukyo-ku, Kyoto
Telephone (075) 256-0035
(A) Kyoto Royal Hotel
Sanjyo Noboru, Kawaramachi, chukyo-Ku, Kyoto
Tele: 075-241-2000 Fax: 075-223-1702
(B) Hotel Fujita
Ohashi-Hotori, Kamogawa Nijyo, Chukyo-Ku, Kyoto
Tele: 075-222-1511 Fax: 075-256-4561
( ) Number of rooms blocked
Exchange rate: 132 Yen/US$ as of 1/10/2002
9:00 am Registration
Program Host: Mr. Kazuo Mitsuhashi, Board Member, The Garden Society of Japan
10:00 Declaration of the opening of the Symposium:
Mr. Nobumasa Kitamura, President, The Garden Society of Japan
Welcome Speech: Mr. Mototaka Mori, Honorary Chairman, The Garden Society of Japan
Opening Speech: Mr. Cap Saheki, President, The IAJG, Inc.
10:30 Keynote Address:
Hajime Nakamura, Professor Kyoto Art University
"Task and problems confronting with Japanese Gardens outside of Japan"
1:00 pm Lecture: "Inner feeling of Japanese Garden"
W.J. Bout, Instructor at the University of Kyoto
2:10 Dialogue: "Tea Ceremony"
Mr. Masakazu Izumi, Director Ura-Senke, Kyoto
3:10 Coffee break
3:30 Report: "Japanese Garden in Munich, Germany"
Mr. J. Bratte, Gardener, Munich
4:30 Lecture: "Materials: Stone and water for Japanese Garden" Mr. Shiro Nakane, Director,
The Garden Society of Japan
September 29 (Sunday)
9:00 am Registration
9:30 Lecture: "Maintenance of Japanese Garden"
Mr. Hiromasa Amagasaki, Professor, Kyoto Art University
10:40 Report: "Technical training program in USA"
Mr. Kazuo Mitsuhashi, Director, The Garden Society of Japan
1:00 pm Lecture: "Stones in Saihoji Temple Garden"
Mr. Peter Jacobs, Professor, University of Montreal
2:10 Round table discussion
3:00 Coffee Break
3:20 Lecture: "Replanting and cultivation of trees"
Mr. Hitoshi Uchida, Professor, Tokyo Agricultural University
4:00 Closing remarks:
Mr. Takenosuke Tatsui, Vice President, IAJG, Inc.
4:30 Business Meeting
Board of Directors
9/30 Optional Garden tour A
10/1 Optional Garden tour B