Keiko Tanaka · January, 2014

civic media enthusiast. interested in digital engagement, radio, youth culture. B.A. in Journalism, M.S. in Information Technology.

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Latest posts by Keiko Tanaka from January, 2014

‘AFTER 25 Conference': Tokyo and Berlin Discuss Creative Culture

  26 January 2014

As Berlin and Tokyo mark 20 years of friendship as sister cities, representatives of two creative industries, including Chairman of the Club Commission of Berlin Marc Wohlrabe and Takahiro Saito, a lawyer and member of Let's Dance, a consortium that fights against Japan's dance regulations, will come together for the AFTER 25 conference on...

Creating Japanese Food With Ingredients from Crete

  17 January 2014

Five prominent Japanese chefs and five of their Greek counterparts got together at a hotel in Crete on January 14, 2014 to create ten dishes representative of the respective origins using local products. At the culinary event dubbed “CRETE delicious” [el], Japanese chefs demonstrated how Cretan products can be incorporated...

Japan Scores Well on Internet Freedom Status Report

  17 January 2014

U.S. based watchdog organization Freedom House compiled a report on Freedom on the Net 2013 and included the report on Japan for the first time. Japan was evaluated as “Free”,  where the constitution protects all forms of speech and prohibits censorship, and Internet and digital media freedom are generally well established. For...

‘Abita’, Animated Short Film About Fukushima Children

  10 January 2014

“Abita”, an animated short film about Fukushima children who can't play outside because of the radiation risk, delicately illustrates their dreams and realities. The film, produced by Shoko Hara and Paul Brenner, won the award for Best Animated Film at the International Uranium Film Festival in 2013. Shoko Hara, a...

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