MG SCHOOL 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CAMPAIGN


MG SCHOOL was founded on April 1st,1997
From April 1st, 2016 until the end of 2017
diverse events will take place to celebrate our 20th anniversary.


<CAMPAIGN>
 Enrollment rewards

Students of the school and new applicants should contact our office for details.



Mrs. Shizu Hirata
「Symbols of the Confederation」

<EXHIBIT>
Opening ceremony in Bern
「SWISS CULTURE BY JAPANESE WESTERN CALLIGRAPHERS」

The collection of Swiss Culture has been created by the School's most talented students
using traditional tools and high quality materials and precious metals

About 60 framed works presenting the culture of all 26 cantons will be exhibited.

Place: Cultural Center of the Embassy of Japan in Bern 
Dates:From April 22nd (Fri) to May 21st (Sat), 2016


Sponsors
Japan Foundation
Embassy of Switzerland in Japan
Embassy of Japan in Switzerland

Benefactors
Pak Japan Trading Co., Ltd.
Fondation Sakae Stünzi/Stiftung
Sakae Stünzi
The MG School of Latin Calligraphy

    



Mr. Seima Norimatsu
「Das Landsgemeinde」
Direct democracy in Appenzell

 

IN MEMORIAM
ELISABETH ERNI-SUZUKI
Paper-cutting Artist and teacher
passed away on April 29th, 2016

MG SCHOOL and all its artists wish to express their deep gratefulness
for contributing her knowledge and time in editing all the German and Italian texts
used for this collection.

For more than 30 years of friendship and support, your name in my heart forever will stay.

Muriel

 


<PROGRAM OF CULTURAL TOUR, OPENING RECEPTION AND EVENTS
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(April 18-28, 2016)
Tour on the history of the alphabet:Roman sites of the Canton of Vaud
Heraldry:visit of 3 famous castles
A journey through the Alpine region of Switzerland:Interlaken, the hotsprings of the Gruyère region
Exploring the traditions of Swiss cuisine

Muriel Gaggini will be your tour guide: participation is free
※ Contact our office to register

<Itinerary: participants may join this tour from any place>

Monday April 18th: participants gather in the city of Geneva
Tuesday 19th
Lac Leman, the old town and its famous landmarks

 


Wednesday 20th
The Roman mozaiques of Orbe    The castle of Grandson (heraldry)
 


Thursday 21st: gourmet lunch and cooking lesson at the Fivat estate

15:00 Visit of Avenches Roman city: amphitheatre, thermal baths and museum


Friday 22nd
Visit of Bern

18:30: Opening reception at the Cultural center of the Embassy of Japan in Bern

Saturday 23rd : Free calligraphy workshop and heraldry course at the Cultural Center of the Embassy of Japan in Bern. Transfer to the village of Grindelwald


Sunday 24th:Alpine experience (the famous Eiger and its region)




Monday 25th
Relaxation time in the village of Gruyères, enjoy its natural hotsprings and its fine local cuisine




Tuesday 26th
Visit of Château de Gruyères and a chocolate factory




Wednesday 27th: Swiss Riviera, Montreux
Château de Chillon (heraldry). Lavaux winery

 


Thursday 28th: return to Geneva