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The Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition:  The Superlative Artistry of Japan

The Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition: The Superlative Artistry of Japan

This exhibition captures Japan’s creative culture and monozukuri spirit through the theme of “superlative artistry,” which refers to the exceptional methods and techniques…

Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

Tutor: Hiroko Imada Learn to make Japanese woodblock prints, first in black and white, then in colour. This course includes extensive…

Sumi-E: Japanese Brush Painting, Part 2

Sumi-E: Japanese Brush Painting, Part 2

Tutor: Takumasa Ono Improve your Sumi-e techniques and deepen your spiritual understanding through exercises to develop the learning in Part 1…

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Seminar View all

The early twenty-first-century presents us with a host of pressing contexts and challenges, from concerns about climate change and technological…

We are delighted to welcome Professor Gonokami, President of the University of Tokyo to speak to the Japan Society during…

Five leading scientists share their excitement about neutrino physics and discuss the challenges they are faced with. Neutrinos may be…

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Colin Alexander McVean, a Scottish engineer in early Meiji Japan – with Colin Houston

How Japan sees China

Why does Japan still use ‘orphanages’ rather than family-based foster care and adoption?

National Memories and Norms in International Politics in East Asia

Film View all

Screening of Singing Lovebirds (1939)

Screening of Singing Lovebirds (1939)

The Japan Foundation is delighted to partner with the BFI in presenting Singing Lovebirds as part of the Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen season. This pre-war produced warm-hearted musical about the tangled love lives of a samurai is a very rare treat. Catch it…

Call for Dreams + Q&A

Call for Dreams + Q&A

The UK Jewish Film Festival 2019, our 23rd edition, runs from 6 to 21 November at 12 cinemas across London. We then screen highlights on tour in 15-20 cities across the UK until 12 December. The UK Jewish Film…

Japan Sings! – Japanese musicals at QUAD – Derby

Japan Sings! – Japanese musicals at QUAD – Derby

As part of the British Film Institute’s national season of musicals, QUAD-Derby’s regular Asian movie night Satori Screen will be screening 5 Japanese musicals over three days. This is a rare chance for UK based audiences to see these…

Food View all

‘I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations’

‘I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations’

Bibimbap mixed rice with meat, and some greens with an eobok jaengban (어복쟁반) boiled meat platter. ’ These are the menu items that Director Yoon…

Hansik, It’s a Global Brand Now

’10 chosen Korean Food’ for Pyeongchang Olympic to attract Foreign Guests

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club