Invitation to the dreamy waltz world 2021

12.1 Wed. - 12.31 Fri.

Performer : Yui Morishita (piano) 

Yui Morishita plays the elegant and lyrical Finnish and northern European waltzes.
Welcome to enjoy the beautifully arranged piano solo waltz performance.

12.15 Wed. - 12.31 Fri.

Special guests : Jarno Kukkonen, etc.

Enjoy the talk program, through which can know various things regarding Finnish waltz. Jarno will also answer questions about Finnish music.

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Yui Morishita

Pianist/composer/arranger. In addition to playing mainly in the classical field, he also participates in many recordings as a studio musician. He is also involved in a wide range of activities such as providing music for video works and writing. He has released the CD series "ALKAN PIANO COLLECTION" (ALM RECORDS) and has been highly acclaimed in various magazines including "Record Geijutsu" magazine. He graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and completed graduate school at the same university. He is an associate producer at the Chofu International Music Festival. Since 2015, he has been a part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of the Arts (researcher of performance at the Department of Conducting).

Jarno Kukkonen

Former Dean of the Faculty of Jazz at Sibelius Academy, currently a lecturer at Sibelius Academy, and a guitarist living in Helsinki. He is a music educator who is familiar with jazz theory, has a deep knowledge of Japanese culture, and has released many CD albums named in Japanese such as "Uni" and "Sakura".

Aino, the Lavatanssi Queen and Leo, the Lavatanssi King, both from lavatanssi metaverse love Finnish dance and music.
They will happily guide you through the fascinating world of Finnish waltz ♪

Aino and Leo

Finland, where everyone enjoys dance and music freely and equally. Finnish tango is famous for its uniquely developed dance music, but its own Finnish waltz has also been a favorite among the Finnish people. Waltz is very important at dance events called "lavatanssi", which is held various parts of Finland, and it is essential to create an elegant and enjoyable atmosphere. This time, we will introduce selected masterpieces of Finnish and northern European waltz that will make you feel happy. Please look forward to it!

About Finnish Waltz

Organizer : 

Finnish Tango & Dance International Association

Sponsored by :

Japani-Suomi Yhdistys

Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Japan

Cooperated by :

Subsidized by :

FY2021 Minato Support Program for Art and Cultural Activities

Contact :

Finnish Tango & Dance International Association

※ The program may change without notice due to unavoidable reasons. So thank you in advance for your understanding.