reportOn 16th August, 2016, the Japan Foundation Cairo office successfully held a talk event by Mr. Hideaki Shibata innovator of the Yodogawa Technique from Japan.

He is the coordinator and advisor of the Art event “From Rag to Riches” project organized by Baad El Bahr Cultural Association.

More than 70 participants attended the talk event held in Japan Foundation’s library, actively participated with many questions and answers.

Please enjoy Mr. Shibata’s event’s report below about his diaries in Egypt.

Part 1:

August, 19th:

On the way back from Alexandria, that city by the sea, to Cairo, it took around 3 hours by bus. Being half asleep while the sun was setting, I roused as Mr. Hatem gave me the sign to get off… Read more

Part 2:

August 10th:

On my first visit to Egypt, it was as hot as the air of an outer air-conditioner unit during midsummer. The streets are sun-baked and always crowded, klaxons overcoming the ears and dust overcoming noses…Read more

Part 3:

18th August:

I went to a district called “Sabteya” at Mr. Hatem’s invitation when he asked me “We are going to collect garbage today. Would you like to come, Mr. Shibata?”…Read more