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Hasekura Rokuemon

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Japan's 'Christian century' failed to blossom
His ambassador-in-chief on the mission that over eight years (1613-20) ranged from Mexico to Rome via Spain and France was a samurai named Hasekura Rokuemon (1571-1622), baptized in Spain as Francisco Felipe Faxicura. He carried a message from ...
Sancti Spiritus Dressed up in Japanese Costumes
Several other activities were carried out which, according to Maki Ashida, cultural attaché at Japan's embassy in Cuba, will serve to strengthen the friendship between Sancti Spiritus and her country. Samurai Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga is said to have ...
“The last samurai”, upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Asia
The collection of photographs will be exhibited at the institution in Old Havana, as a tribute to samurai Hasekura Rokuemon Tsunenaga first Japanese who visited Havana in 1614. Sponsored by the Japan Chamber Institute "The last samurai" makes ...
Gusti di Frontiera, arriva lo chef Pietro Leemann, stella del Borgo Verde
Alle 18.30 la sala conferenze dei Musei provinciali degustazione di sakè con TeaTime e Giovanna Coen, che presenterà “1615 – Hasekura Rokuemon, un giapponese a Roma”. E ancora: la proiezione del video “Vivere sostenibile” sul problema dei rifiuti ...
Book Review: The Samurai by Shusaku Endo
Rokuemon Hasekura is a low-level samurai who is sent, along with a number of other “low rankers” on a boat voyage to Mexico (Nueva Espana). A Franciscan priest named Velasco accompanies them, and he wishes to develop a trade agreement between ...

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