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Lafcadio Hearn

Lafcadio Hearn: The Greek National Poet of Japan

Lafcadio Hearn, a unique figure in international literature, began his life in Greece and spent the rest of his career in Japan.

Corfu Museum of Asian Art Plans Lafcadio Hearn Exhibitions

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art, located in the imposing Palace of Saints Michael and George, is planning two exhibitions on Lafcadio Hearn, the writer who bridged the Greek and Japanese cultures. The shows will take place at the Athens Municipal...

Kumamoto Puppeteer Honors Lafkadio Hearn in Lefkada

On Sunday, July 6, Japanese puppeteers from Kumamoto Prefecture performed a traditional puppet play by Lafcadio Hearn, in Lefkada. Hearn was a writer who was born on the Greek island over 160 years ago and later moved to Japan. The...