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KCC Special Concert featuring Baritone Claudio Jung and Pianist Grace Yeo

KCC Special Concert featuring Baritone Claudio Jung and Pianist Grace Yeo

Date: Tuesday 23 February, 7 pm Venue: Reception Hall, Korean Cultural Centre UK Welcome to this special concert featuring the baritone Claudio Jung and pianist Grace Yeo at the Korean Cultural Centre UK. The concert is a pre-event for Jung’s 2018 Korea & UK recital tour. Claudio Jung has previously presented recitals at Carnegie Hall, […]

COLLECT 2018

COLLECT 2018

Date: 2018. 2. 22(Thu) – 2. 25(Sun) Venue: Saatchi Gallery (Booth 8.6), Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London, SW3 4RY From Gallery LVS & LVS CRAFT (Gallery LVS) first participation in Collect 2013 and following participation in 2014 and 2015, they have shared highlights of Korean contemporary porcelain artists in London. The gallery has […]

NHK World Documentary : Bacchan: Granny’s Table

NHK World Documentary : Bacchan: Granny’s Table

Chikako Nakamoto, affectionately called “Bacchan” or “Granny”, is known as the city’s Mother Theresa. For years she’s been welcoming juvenile delinquents with her homecooked meals. She believes that hunger is a trigger for acts of assault, purse snatching, shoplifting and prostitution, and that a warm meal is the first step toward rehabilitation. Some of the […]

Escaping to North Korea – with Markus Bell

Escaping to North Korea – with Markus Bell

Why did tens of thousands of people recently migrate from Japan to North Korea? What was life like for these people in North Korea? and why are an increasing number returning to Japan? Opening with the case of one family’s heart-breaking decision to send their only daughter to North Korea, this talk illustrates the relationship […]

Setsuko Ono

Setsuko Ono

In 2018 Japanese artist Setsuko Ono will bring her work to London for the first time, with two consecutive solo exhibitions. Ono creates steel sculptures characterised by their cut-out shapes, forming open and closed figures and designs. The cut-out silhouettes are bent in an animated way, while the cut-out negatives let sunlight and views of […]

Classical Guitar Recital by Sean Shibe: J.S. Bach and Villa-Lobos

Classical Guitar Recital by Sean Shibe: J.S. Bach and Villa-Lobos

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation will host a recital by internationally acclaimed classical guitarist, Sean Shibe. This recital will follow Shibe’s debut tour of Japan in January 2018, featuring performances and masterclasses in Takasaki City Core Hall (Tokyo), Musashino Shimin Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo) and Munetsugu Hall (Nagoya), organised by the Musashino Cultural Foundation. In this concert, […]

Life is Sweet – Japanese inspired desserts by Suzue Aoyama-Curley

Life is Sweet – Japanese inspired desserts by Suzue Aoyama-Curley

We are delighted to welcome pastry chef Suzue Aoyama-Curley for a very special demonstration and tasting of her wonderful desserts inspired by Japan. Award-winning Suzue Aoyama-Curley has created afternoon teas at world-renowned London hotels, Claridges and The Savoy. During her time in the UK, she has seen Japanese ingredients such as sansho pepper and miso […]

Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Screenwriter Kosuke Mukai

Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Screenwriter Kosuke Mukai

The Japan Society is pleased to offer a select group of members the opportunity to meet and discuss screenwriting and film making with Kosuke Mukai over an Indian style high tea. Award-winning screenwriter Kosuke Mukai will be in London for the screening of Gukoroku – Traces of Sin (2016), which opens the Japan Foundation’s 2018 […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club