In the story “The Last Dream of the Old Oak Tree” Hans Christian Andersen presents a short dialogue between a little fly and an oak tree. “Will all the beauty of the world come to an end when you die?” asks the little fly.
“To have friends coming from afar, is it not delightful?” This wise and humane saying can be found in a little red book, titled Quotations from Confucius, published by Shandong Friendship Publishing House.
Japan is a country of elegant art forms and subtle inspirations. One of these inspiring art forms, which can be thought of as poetry of nature, is Ikebana (生け花, "living flowers").
There is a centuries-old Japanese flower arrangement art form, known as Ikebana (生け花, "living flowers"). The word comes from the Japanese word ikeru (生ける, "keep alive, arrange flowers, living") and hana (花, "flower").
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Central Library - Meeting Room A
We are excited to announce the start of our World Cinema Series on Saturday December 7, 2013 with the screening of a popular and colorful Indian film from 2001.
The Ogasawara Ryu Sencha Do Japanese Tea Ceremony School was established in Japan about 100 years ago. Although the history of the matcha ceremony is much older and well known, Ogasawara Ryu involves the making of tea from tea leaves as opposed to tea powder.
Have you tried to figure out how to find an Armenian book in our library catalog? You may find the following Armenian Romanization table helpful. Diacritics are not necessary for searching the catalog.