November 30: Joining the IWCS Bazaar in Sarajevo
November 1: 8th International Judo Tournament (BiH and Nippon)
Tournament was held at Cultural-Sport Center "Skenderija" with more than 500 participants from 40 clubs from Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Hasanbegovic won "Sanshiro Sugata" trophy in the cathegory -100 kg, while Topuz was awarded with "Alija Miladin" trophy in the absolute category.
October 27: Origami Experts in Sarajevo (workshops, performance)
Origami experts Megumi Biddle and Mayumi Bailey held workshops on October 27 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo. Special performance also took place at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo.
Ms. Biddle and Ms. Bailey showed how to fold origami to elementary school children and students of the Art High School in Sarajevo on October 28.
Poster announcing origami workshops and performance
July - August, 2008
July 29 - August 11: Photography Exhibition: "Scenes of Childhood: Sixty Years of Postwar Japan" Art Gallery of BiH in Sarajevo
May - June, 2008
May 30 - June 5: Japanese Contemporary Film Week
The audience in Sarajevo enjoyed films "Always", "The Stars Converge ", "Billiken", "Turn over - An angel is comming on a bicycle", "Charisma", "The Twilight Samurai " and "2/Duo" shown in Kinoteka .
March 14 - 20: Japanese Contemporary Film Week
Films "By Player", "Go", "Ramblers", "Bright Future", "Women in Mirror", "Breathe in, Breathe out" and "Ping Pong Bath Station" were shown in Kinoteka as part of the Sarajevo Winter Festival
February 11: Koto-Shakuhachi Ensemble Concert
Workshop at BKC for students from elementary schools in Sarajevo
Concert at BKC in Sarajevo