ORIENT2009-ASIA KAWAII in Singapore

  The opening ceremony of ORIENT2009-ASIA KAWAII in Singapore (by Arty Art Gallery and Asian Artists Network, supported by Embassy of Japan) was held at The Arts House (Old Parliament) on 16th October (Fri) 2009. His Excellency Win Myint (Ambassador of the Union of Myanmar / Host of Honour) and His Excellency Makoto Yamanaka (Guest-of-Honor) addressed the guests with speeches.

The ORIENT exhibition promotes art-exchanges between Asian countries and Japan and is organised annually by Asian Artists Network in Asian countries. This year is the 12th exhibition showcasing 30 artists from 7 countries.

Works by artists from outside Asia such as Belgium and the USA were part of this year’s exhibition too. At the opening ceremony, 12 of the artists were in attendance and they interacted with visitors and discussed their works. Visitors were able to enjoy the individuality of each artwork displayed in the exhibition.