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The Man who Knew about Furnaces: Thomas Walton (1833-1897), a British glassmaker in early Meiji Japan – with Sally Haden

The Man who Knew about Furnaces: Thomas Walton (1833-1897), a British glassmaker in early Meiji Japan – with Sally Haden

In the spring of 1873 the foundations for a revolutionary new glass factory were laid in Shinagawa, Tokyo, the like of which had never been seen in Japan before. Employing British experts and, within ten years, making all kinds of common and industrial goods, it completely transformed the Japanese approach to glass, and set the […]

Korean Sounds – East Meets West: Dance

Korean Sounds – East Meets West: Dance

Date: Wednesday 13 December, 7.30pm Venue: Kings Place, Hall One The final concert of the series is based around the theme of Dance. Dance and music have been inseparable from the very beginning with their origins being in ancient rituals. Members of the National Orchestra of Korea performs traditional ensemble music ‘Sinawi’ and ‘Daepungryu’ as […]

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa is delighted to be performing at various venue in the UK. The recital features music by leading British and Japanese composers: Thomas Adès and Toru Takemitsu. 30 September 2017, 1pm, Greenwich St. Alfege Church, Greenwich Church Street, London SE10 9BJ http://st-alfege.org/contact/how-to-find-us Admission Free 19 October 2017, 1.10pm, Newcastle King’s Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle […]

ONGALS: BABBLING COMEDY

ONGALS: BABBLING COMEDY

Date: Mon 4 Dec – Sat 6 Jan, 6.30pm. Matinees, 2pm Venue: Soho There, 21 Dean Street, London, W1D 3NE * WINNER: Asian Arts Award for Best Comedy, Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 * NOMINEE: Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence 2017 The highly acclaimed, award-winning Ongals: Babbling Comedy is heading to Soho Theatre this Christmas for […]

Christmas Charity Concert for Fukushima Children: Ichiko Aoba

Christmas Charity Concert for Fukushima Children: Ichiko Aoba

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation welcomes Ichiko Aoba, classical guitarist, to perform in St Pancras Church, London. The concert is in aid of the children of Fukushima, who have been suffering from the effects of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disasters. The Foundation asks you to support Academy Camp, a Japanese charity helping and supporting the […]

Archipelago: Exploring the Landscape of Contemporary Japanese Women Filmmakers

Archipelago: Exploring the Landscape of Contemporary Japanese Women Filmmakers

A special season dedicated to celebrating the diverse and exceptional work by the new generation of female directors who have emerged from the Japanese archipelago in the last fifteen years. This programme will offer a glimpse into the distinctive voices of these screenwriter-directors, whose work remains largely undiscovered outside their home country. Each with their […]

KCC House Concert with Jinah Shim

KCC House Concert with Jinah Shim

Date: Tuesday 28 November, 7 pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Jinah Shim began learning the piano at the age of five with Rosie Cross. During her junior school years she represented the Northfield Festival at the National Piano Festival in London and was a winner of the European Piano Teacher’s Association competition. At the age […]

Bridges in Japan

Bridges in Japan

An evening technical meeting on the subject of ‘Bridges in Japan’. There are many natural environmental constraints and challenges to be overcome for infrastructure projects in Japan, such as special limitations, geological and topological constraints, typhoons and earthquakes. These severe constraints together with cultural and economic factors have led to unique technological developments in the […]

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