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  • Circular letter from Mitsuko Castle

    Dear members, dear friends of Schloss Mitsuko. The year 2019 at Mitsuko Castle is coming to an end. It was a year of ups and downs. It started before the start of the season with the news of Professor Radeloff’s stroke and with clinic and rehab… For the first time in the history of Mitsuko Castle, we had to open the season without Professor Radeloff being there and I made him the important promise in the intensive care unit in Rostock that the tea house in the grove will actually be built this year. A huge challenge, because the goal was to finish it until the arrival of the tea […]

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    Of Lights and False Lights II

    From 01. December 2019 to March 31, 2020 there will again be a light and land art installation in the Japanese Grove. As in the previous year, fluorescent light is mainly used. The installation is visible at this time from nightfall. Flashlights and sturdy footwear are important as the paths can be uneven and slippery and of course difficult to walk because of the darkness. The visit to the installation is at your own risk.

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    Setsuko Fukushima

    ALTERNATIVE BOTANIK Opening on 03.10.2019 at 2 p.m. until 31.03.2020 (during the winter break only by appointment) At first glance, the works seem to come from a natural history museum. They present themselves as preparations. The display cases and boxes made of simple wood show parallels in the form of the works of Joseph Beuys, who also created many showcases, mountains of books and fine-line drawings. The content accent, however, is completely different. Setsuko Fukushima’s works go in a different direction in terms of content, in which the artist is involved in the confrontation with herself, with nature, with botany in particular. It preserves, changes, shapes, creates surprising connections, works […]

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    Opening of the tea house at Mitsuko Castle

    With the tea ceremonies of the tea masters of the Urasenke Tea School, who have been visiting us every year from Japan for 16 years to walk with us on the way of tea, this year the tea house at Mitsuko Castle will be opened. The museum is open from 1 p.m. on both days. 2 p.m. Welcome in and at the tea house in the grove with a short Introductory speech on the construction of a tea house. Afterwards there is the opportunity for greetings Introduction to the tea ceremony 14:20 Start of first tea ceremony 3:45 p.m. Start of second tea ceremony 17:00 Start of the third tea […]

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    Kendo and Iaido with workshop

    On 17. On 8 August, the Tokugawa swordsmen of PSV Cottbus return to Mitsuko Castle. This time they will also hold a small workshop.

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    Nagasaki Remembrance

    This year we chose Nagasaki Day in remembrance, after the ceremony was held on Hiroshima Day in recent years. Of course, we commemorate Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima. There are readings this year from the Haiku Award of the city of Nagasaki.

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    Japan Exhibition II – Paper Art

    This year, the Japan Exhibition will focus on paper. We searched for interesting things for you again in the collection and collected a lot. Be surprised. The exhibition runs until the 28th. September 2019

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    Tanabata 7. July 2019, 4 pm

    The Japanese community celebrates this day extensively: Tanabata, the romantic star rye festival from Japan. The two stars Wega and Altair only meet now at the firmament. According to tradition, they are a couple who must otherwise be separated by the Milky Way. In Japan, it is customary to wish all those who need it on this day.

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    Construction of the tea house at Mitsuko Castle

    Collective fund for the tea house under this link: http://www.leetchi.com/c/bau-des-teehauses-fuer-das-schloss-mitsuko-japanmuseum Dear friends of Japan, dear colleagues, dear friends of Mitsuko Castle, dear members of the Association, Welcome to this collection fund to promote the construction of the tea house, which I started to build with the helpers at the castle. It is admittedly an ambitious project, but we have started it and we want to implement it this year. Unfortunately, after many years of resting the project and storing the material, not all the wood is available, as one and the other was used again and again for other projects at the castle. The beams are largely there, also wood, […]

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    Mittsommer@Schloss Mitsuko

    The programme of midsummer at Mitsuko Castle is extremely wide this time. We are pleased to present the Mombasa Shipping Project by Rainer Junghanns, which stops at the castle. At the same time, you can experience stints on a path between the great stone settlements of the Grove with Mr. Fessmann, and the Japanese sound artist Taka Kagitomi will build a sound installation from dead tribes of the Japanese grove. The exhibition “Ways to Simplicity – Yugen meets cubes&boxes” in collaboration with RAUM_FÜR _RAUM Düsseldorf, which took place on 8 May. It will open in June 2019. You can take part in a “small” tea ceremony. These will take place […]