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Science Café - Science and Music: Stories and Theater Performances on Photosynthesis

2016-4-2 (Sat) 14:00 - 16:00

In this Science Café, we'll deliver topics on photosynthesis and bio-mimicry, along with performances using the sitar, a traditional instrument, and tea time. Please feel free to attend.


Photosynthesis and bio-mimicry


Café (We'll be listening to music and holding tea time. Please don't hesitate to attend.)

Place, Time, and Date

Gallery & Café TinaLente

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 14:15 ~ (Doors open at 14:00)

Attendance Fee

This café costs 600 yen to attend (300 yen for elementary, middle, and high school students). Drinks and snacks will be provided.


- Sitar performances (4)

- Topics

"What is photosynthesis?"
"What should we do with light energy?"
"Mimicking and learning from living things"

Sitar player:

NAKAGAWA Keiko  (Member, France Sitar Association)


FUNAHASHI Yasuhiro (Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University)

Date: 2016-4-2 (Sat) 14:00 - 16:00
Organizer: Graduate School of Science, Osaka University; Tokyo Ohka Foundation for The Promotion of Science and Technology; JST Sakigake "Light Energy and Mass Transformation" Field
Venue: Gallery & Café TinaLente
Registration: Registration by email is required for this event.
Contact: FUNAHASHI Yasuhiro, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University

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