25th of April

  • 11:00 A.M. > 12:30 P.M.
    KENDO WORKSHOP

    Sun PALAZZO MORPURGO | Rain CANCELLED
    The goal of a Kendoka is to train his soul with fight discipline and not to use fight and his sword to subdue his opponent. A class on an ancient and spectacular martial art. By Mami Hamada from Shin Musashi Dojo school.

  • 11:00 A.M. > 12:30 P.M.; 06:00 P.M. > 07:30 P.M.
    CHINESE CUISINE WORKSHOP

    Sun | Rain WINE BAR “GIÙ AL NORD” (Piazzetta D’Aronco)
    Soy, rice, salt and tea, ginger, leek, corn flour, sugar, mushrooms, bamboo, oysters and sesame oil… According to many, one of the best cuisines in the world. By Han Jun.

  • 03:00 P.M. > 04:00 P.M.; 04:00 P.M. > 05:00 P.M.; 05:00 P.M. > 06:00 P.M.
    ORIGAMI WORKSHOP- FAR EAST FOLDS

    Sun PIAZZA MATTEOTTI | Rain PORTICI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ
    By Massimiliano Cossutta, Maria Elena Fornasier and Paolo Medeot from CDO – Centro Diffusione Origami.

  • 03:30 P.M. > 05:00 P.M.
    GO GAME

    Sun PALAZZO MORPURGO | Rain PORTICI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ
    Battles, captures, invasions and retreats make this centuries old Chinese game the ideal hobby for strategy game lovers. The winner is the player who conquers larger areas and doesn’t subdue to his opponent. Easy, right? By Higashikita Go Club FVG – Federazione Italiana Gioco Go.

  • 03:30 P.M. > 05:00 P.M.
    MAHJONG GAME

    Sun PIAZZA MATTEOTTI | Rain PORTICI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ
    By FIMJ – Federazione Italiana del Mah Jong.

  • 04:00 P.M. > 05:00 P.M.
    LABORATORIO HAIKU

    Sun VIA PAOLO SARPI | Rain PORTICI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ
    Haiku is vision, poetry, truth, something common language cannot explain. How many of you have tried to write one? A class to move the first steps in the three-verse Japanese art. By Valeria Simonova – Cecon.

  • 04:00 P.M. > 05:30 P.M.
    TEA CEREMONY

    Sun PALAZZO MORPURGO | Rain PORTICI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ
    Tea ceremony happens in complete silence; the most ancient Japanese ritual, made of precise and slow gestures, somewhat mysterious to the eyes of the uninitiated. By Mami Hamada.

  • 04:00 P.M. > 05:30 P.M.
    I-CHING READING

    Sun VIA PAOLO SARPI | Rain LOGGIA DEL LIONELLO
    With Cesare Cossa from Wu Shi Tao school.

  • 04:00 P.M. > 06:30 P.M.
    THE ART OF BONSAI

    Sun PALAZZO MORPURGO | Rain PORTICI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ
    Creating miniature trees, nurturing them for years in small vases, shaping branches and their development. That is what it means to make of Bonsai an art, which produces masterpieces, that sometimes have an invaluable worth. By Il Giardino delle Nove Nebbie – Bonsai Club Udine.

  • 05:00 P.M. > 06:30 P.M.
    MARTIAL ARTS PERFORMANCE

    Sun VIA MERCATOVECCHIO | Rain LOGGIA DEL LIONELLO
    Judo performance with kids and youngsters by Federazione italiana Judo Lotta Karate e Arti Marziali (FIJLKAM).
    WUSHEN TEAM presents Shaolin martial art from China. By Master Liu Yuwei, stage name Duwei, from Weisong school of martial arts in Pordenone.
    Traditional Taekwon-do performance. By Scuola Drexler in Udine.
    Performance with traditional Chinese arms and Lion dance by Wushu team Piccolo Drago Rosso.

  • 06:00 P.M. > 06:30 P.M.
    J-POP PERFORMANCE :
    “POPULAR JAPANESE SUGGESTIONS”

    Sun PIAZZA MATTEOTTI | Rain CANCELLED
    A (fe)male geisha “in a trance” travels from the East to the West visiting colorful landscapes and music worlds, meeting the J-Pop of a seducing Western geisha with an Eastern heart. Who will be the winner? By Associazione Espressione Est di Udine.

  • 06:30 P.M. > 07:15 P.M.
    TRADITIONAL FAR EAST DANCING

    Sun PIAZZA MATTEOTTI | Rain CANCELLED
    Lion Dance: a chimeric animal that reunites in one single body real animals and fantasy creatures, such as the lion, the dragon and the unicorn. The Lion is the protagonist of a dance that calls for good luck and favors births and weddings. By Weisong school of martial arts.
    Traditional Japanese dance: coming from an ancient tradition and well-known for its elegant movements, emotional expressiveness and symbolic gestures, Japanese dancing is an art designed for stage performance and incorporates elements taken from the imperial court ceremonies and theater. By Mami Hamada.
    Dragon Dance: strength, fortune, bravery are characteristic elements of the dragon, a majestic animal that in this dance is sumptuously represented with movements and feelings. Typical dance of the Chinese New Year’s Day, performed by tens of people and more. By Weisong school of martial arts.

  • 07:00 P.M. > 1:00 AM
    SPECIAL FAR EAST EDITION OF HOBONIGHT

    Sun | Rain VIA PAOLO SARPI
    See: Far East Nights.

  • 07:15 P.M. > 08:15 P.M.
    “DANKA” CONCERT

    Sun PIAZZA MATTEOTTI | Rain CANCELLED
    Danka is a pop/rock Friulian band with lots of talent, led by Massimo Bonano’s voice. Among their many collaborations, a mention goes to the one with Paolo Buonvino for the soundtrack of the movie “Manuale D’Amore 2, capitoli successivi”.

  • 08:15 P.M. > 09:15 P.M.
    “CAMERA MIA” CONCERT

    Sun PIAZZA MATTEOTTI | Rain CANCELLED
    Friulian five-piece with voice, piano, violin, drums and double-bass, Cameramia moves in an imaginary world with Victorian characters where pop, crooked folk and experimental rock merge together between classic and modern sounds in a fascinating alchemy.

  • 08:30 P.M. > 10:00 P.M.
    “SECRETS, MUSIC AND WORDS”

    Sun PIAZZETTA D’ARONCO | Rain WINE BAR “GIÙ AL NORD”
    A music and theater performance with Acanthus and Duska Kovacevic.

  • 09:00 P.M. > 10:30 P.M.
    KARAOKE

    Sun VIA VALVASON | Rain CANCELLED
    By Karabanda Show.