I Love Sado

Life, festival and experiences in Sado, Niigata, Japan.

Eyes of Takashi Amano

Takashi Amano (天野尚 1954-1915) is one of my favorite Japanese photographers. I was impressed to read his great book ‘Sado – To Pristine Forest from Bottom of Sea’ and ‘Beautiful Niigata’. His great photography has inspired me to be a ‘geological photographer’. Last 5 August he has passed way suddenly. I was

September 14th, 2015|

Tanabata

Tanabata (七夕) is a Japanese star festival. It is known as a Japanese Valentine day as well. The festival generally has been celebrated on the 07 July of every year. It is a popular culture and widely celebrated in the school in Japan. The Milky Way has separated the common story, lover

July 7th, 2015|

Season of flower

Spring is the season of flower! The beauty nature of will cure if we can unite truly. I am enjoying nature, my Sakura video, photography and song of Tagore which I listened over thousand times during my student life in Jahangirnagar University আহা আজি এই বসন্তে কত ফুল ফুটে কত পাখি গায়

April 8th, 2015|

Book and library culture in Japan

Digital technology could not kick out the book and library culture in Japan. Every area has public library with city network! The shops, clinic, restaurant even barbershop book book corner and small library at least! As like as other children my son Koronetto also likes regular reading and library work. As a

March 26th, 2015|

Sotuensiki – primary education in Japan

Education in Japan. ( Source: tokyo-icc.jp) My daughter Anika has received 6 years’ graduation (卒園式 Sotuensiki ) from Kanie kindergarten ( hoikuen) today. From April she will enter junior high school in Sado. She is very glad, but miss love of hikuen teachers and friends. For that, she was crying

March 14th, 2015|

Rokushoiaki in Japan

Rokushoiaki ( 6年生を送る会 ) is the second phase of Japanese education. It is the six classes/ grade changing ceremony, which was held in the 10 years age of students. During ceremony music, drum show and cultural events have been arranged where all students and parents join. In the cultural events, teachers also

March 6th, 2015|

Seijin no Hi

‘Seijin no Hi’ means ‘Coming of Age Day’. It is the day of 20 years of declaration of Japanese youth to enter adult stage. Generally, this popular cultural stuff has been celebrated in school. In this, day children give thanks to parents and guardian. The parents and teachers also say, “We have

February 17th, 2015|