Tengyo Kura

Chronicle of Vagabondism / When everybody wants to be somebody, I want to be nobody.


Contributed to Another Travel Guide on Tokyo Tour (Latvia, 2014)

Contributed to a popular magazine of Latvia on weekend’s activities (Latvia, 2014)

Participated in Maha Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious gathering on earth in Allahabad (India, 2013)

Introduced the Latvian singing culture at Japanese national broadcasting, NHK BS (Japan, 2012)

Became the first non-Latvian to be nominated as ‘Best Teacher’ based on a student vote within all public schools of the capital of Riga (Latvia, 2011)

Taught the Japanese language and culture at a secondary school in Riga (Latvia, 2011-2012)

Distributed coffee and sweets at five shelters of radioactive contamination in Fukushima (Japan, 2011)

Interpreter of Lecture on Animation Art by Norwegian Professor (Japan, 2010)

Planned and Conducted the first Norwegian Atomic Bomb Exhibition and Seminar at Volda University College (Norway, 2008)

Taught contemporary Japanese culture at Volda University College for four years, and took around 250 students to Japan for their study trips. (Norway, 2005-2009)