News on Our Society and Around the Art of Paper Folding

New in our Library

The Most Excellent fiftieth
of the British Origami Society

Stratford upon Avon
1st to 3rd September 2017

Models and authors:
Squirrel, Nick Robinson
Curlicue, Assia Brill
Shy Mouse Finger Puppet, Rikki Donachie

Folding and photo: A. Vagt

Future Origami Meetings in Germany

4. Westdeutscher Origamitag auf der Zeche Westfalen in Ahlen / 4th West German Origami Day
October 7, 2017
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Final registration deadline is Saturday, 16 September 2017
Invitation (details, application form, contact and so on)

9. Mitteldeutscher Origamitag in Jena / 9th Middle German Origami Day
October 28, 2017
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Final registration deadline is Sunday, 24 September 2017
Invitation (details, contact and so on)

Nordlichtertreffen / Northerner Meeting
October 28 - 29, 2017
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hamburg, Holstenclacies 6 (Aula der Abendschule vor dem Holstentor)
Final registration deadline is Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Invitation (details, contact and so on)

12th International Convention on Folding Didactics, Freiburg im Breisgau
November 17 - 19, 2017

30th International Convention of Origami Deutschland e. V.
Thursday, 10th May to Sunday, 13th May 2018
Special guests:
Alexander Kurth (Germany)
David Gachepapier (Germany, Belgium)
Francesco Mancini (Italy)
Maria Sinayskaya (South Africa)
Michael LaFosse (USA)
Nick Robinson (United Kingdom)

Further details will be announced at a later date.

Origami Deutschland Meeting 2017 in Bonn by Birgit Elke Schumacher

We would like to thank Birgit for making her article available to us.

The winners of the competition Play with me

First Place: CHESS by Melina Hermsen, Robin Scholz, Daniel Chang


Second Place: MENSCH ÄRGERE DICH NICHT! FALTE! (Ludo) by Alexandra Franke - Photo -

Third Place: MEMORY by Sigrid Fuhrmann - Photo -

Memorial Exhibition of Donated ORIGAMI - The eyes of Akira Yoshizawa who has god in his hands

Date: June 17 - September 3, 2017
Place: Paper Museum in Tokyo, Japan
ORIGAMIflyer_en.pdf Origami Deutschland auf der CREATIVA 2017

An interview with Hans-Werner Guth by Britta from
YouTube channel

New Book

ORIGAMIZAUBER - Originelle Ideen Schritt für Schritt gefaltet
by Evi Binzinger, Stefan Delecat, Nick Robinson

This book on Naumann & Göbel Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (publisher).

Description of contents see Nick Robinson's website and Amazon.

DRF 1 report Die Kunst des Faltens about Barbara Janssen-Frank's origami workshops in Bremen

This television report is provided by Mediathek des DRF 1 - Deutsches Regional Fernsehen and is a part of "Nachrichten aus dem Norden", March 29, 2016.