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Japanese Ink Painting Course – Ink Landscapes

Japanese Ink Painting Course – Ink Landscapes

Learn the foundation of how to paint traditional Japanese ink landscape, known as paintings of ‘mountains and water’. This mixed level…

Textile installation by artist Seiko Kinoshita

Textile installation by artist Seiko Kinoshita

Artist Seiko Kinoshita is creating an illuminated lantern walk through the historic Clusters housing in Belper, alongside a contemporary textile installation which will…

Land of the Rising Cat – Japanese Prints and Kawaii Cat Crafts Sales Exhibition

Land of the Rising Cat – Japanese Prints and Kawaii Cat Crafts Sales Exhibition

Land of the Rising Cat – Japanese Prints and Kawaii Cat Crafts Sales Exhibition DATES: 6 – 27 September 2019SPECIAL OPENING:…

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Seminar View all

Following concert-lectures on 24 and 25 October, these workshops by Tenri University Gagaku Music Society present a rare opportunity for…

For all tea lovers, Nazani Tea will host an evening bridging the tea and infusion traditions of the East and…

Since her debut in 2004 with a collection of short stories Blue (Aoi), Kanako Nishi’s star has risen rapidly in the Japanese literary…

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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…

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…

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Our Little Sister  海街diary

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Our Little Sister 海街diary

Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, living in the city of Kamakura, hear of the death of their father, who disappeared from their lives fifteen years ago. At the funeral they meet a half-sister, Suzu, for the first time.…

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‘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