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Geisha

Geisha

Northern Ballet’s new production for 2020 is Geisha, a ballet by Kenneth Tindall with music by Alexandra Harwood. For geisha, beauty and honour is everything. Two young women, bound by vows of friendship, find themselves in the midst of a collision between East and West. As their lives are torn painfully apart, a promise from […]

Performing Memory: Artistic Production and Religious Practice at the Kofukuji Nan’endo

Performing Memory: Artistic Production and Religious Practice at the Kofukuji Nan’endo

Situated in a bustling area of Nara City, the Nan’endo (Southern Round Hall) is an eight-sided structure at Kofukuji temple. The history of the Nan’endo began in the ninth century and has been linked to the prominent Northern Fujiwara clan. This talk explores the interplay between memory and materiality, examining the process in which memory […]

Ikebana Demonstration at Chiddingstone Castle

Ikebana Demonstration at Chiddingstone Castle

A drop-in demonstration of ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, by masters of the Ohara School of Ikebana, England Chapter.  Visitors will be able to view the preparation of the ikebana display in the setting of the Castle and ask questions about the art form. The arrangements will include spring flowers from the Castle’s […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club