Nowadays India is one of the most dynamic economies of the planet and one of the emergent markets that most opportunities offers medium-term in sectors such as infrastructures, telecommunications, health, education or consumer goods. In addition, India has become a laboratory of new business, products and solutions for a society and a market in expansion where the middle class is increasing.
The Japan Foundation, together with Casa Asia organises "The Rhythm of Japanese Language”, two lectures and a workshop on Haiku, which will approach this well known Japanese poetic form. For this, we count on the poet Mutsuo Takano who will deepen into the knowledge of Haiku through talks about its history, the main poets that have practiced it and the most representative works.
Bharatanatyam represents el juego de los dioses y su interacción con el mundo humano, entrando en la dimensión mítica y explorando los arquetipos de la conducta humana a través de los nueve sentimientos principales o navarasa: amor, humor, compasión, ira, heroísmo, miedo, disgusto, asombro y paz (srngara, hasya, karunya, raudra, vira, bhayanaka, bibhatsa, adbhutam, santam).
Originally, the term dengaku refers to the festivities of the cultivation of rice all around Japan, where citizens used to perform traditional dances. These dances began in Kyoto and in other Japanese cities between the 11th and the 16th centuries. However, with time they began to disappear until Mannojo Nimura (1959-2004) recovered them, making them more attractive for the public in general and gave them a more contemporary touch.
Casa Asia collaborates again with the Asian Summer Film Festival of Vic screening three long films highlighted in the programme of 2012. The Taiwanese film Starry Starry Night, by Tom Lin, was the winner of the nineth edition of the Asian Summer Film Festival of Vic. This film about the power of imagination and the step from childhood to adulthood was awarded with the Award Gat de la Sort 2012. The film ended up close to the Indian one called Stanley Ka Dabba. The third position of the Festival was for the Thai Suckseed.