Upcoming Karuta Events

Passed Events 2023


Japanese culture day in Paris!
Karuta France demonstrates competitive karuta.
We will demonstrate the Ogoola French Karuta and the Hyakuninisshu French translated karuta at this event. There will be taiko demonstration and kimono try out, plus Japanese food stands and sweets too. Other: karate demo, rakugo, Japanese folk dance etc.
Date: March 5th 2023 Sunday
Time: 11:00 AM until 18:00 (6PM)
Place: Musée Français de la Carte à Jouer & Galerie d’Histoire de la Ville
Address: 16 rue Auguste Gervais, 92130 Issy- les-Moulineaux
How to get there: Metro line 12. Get off at Mairie d’Issy station. The card museum is 3 minutes walk from the station.

Passed Events

Cancelled: Gotland ARTWEEK WEEK33

30th & 31st May 2020
International Karuta Event in Tokyo

April 2020 Sakura Matsuri Stockholm

April 2020 Gotlands Bokmässa



5. Oktober Samstag
Ogoola Karuta Spieltag in Köln

Japanisches Kulturinstitut Köln
(The Japan Foundation)
Universitätsstraße 98, 50674 Köln, Germany
We will introduce the game and play together. In the end, we will have a tournament and you can win a prize!
Warm Welcome!

12-16 August 2PM-5PM
GAW Gotlands Artweek
You can come and test play the Japanese traditional game, ogoola karuta at the former old Visby Train station called Blå station at Söderväg 3A in Visby.

28 April 
Sakura Matsuri/ Körsbärsblommansdag in Stockholms Kungsträdgården

13-14 April    
Gotlands Bokmässa in Visby


25-28 Oct
SPIEL'18 Essen Germany Exhibtion at the world's biggest boardgame fair. 

19-21 Oct 
WisCon in Visby 

20-24 August 
Gotland ARTWEEK on Gotland  

29 April 15:00-18:00 Ogooka karuta event in Cologne. We will inform you the place later. 
It will be somewhere in the center of Cologne city.

28 April 19:00-21:00 Hanakin in Cologne. We will introduce Ogoola Karuta at the Hanakin at the Ehrenfeld Pub Likum when the Hanakin group meets every month.

21 April 12:00-17:00 Cherry Blossom Japanese Festival/Sakura Matsuri at Kungsträdgården in Stockholm. Ogoola Karuta will exhibit at the festival and everyone is welcome to testplay or challenge each other or challenge us for a match! If you can win against us, you will win a prize!

18 april 13:00-15:00 Introduction of Ogoola Karuta at ABF in Visby. Testplay and explanation of the game and about the poetry cirkel.

7&8 april 11:00-16:00 Gotlands Bokmässa!Try out Ogoola Karuta at the Almedalsbiblioteket library at the book fair 2018. We will be at the Talboksavdelning- to the right, right after the steps to the second floor from the café.

28 March 18:00-20:00 Poetry Game Evening at the Almedalsbiblioteket.

10 March 15:00-18:00 Ogoola Karuta Testplay with Östans Skuggor at  Fenix Ungkulturhus  Norra Hansegatan 6b, 62139 Visby