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Tanabata: Celebrate the Japanese Star Festival at Kew Gardens

Tanabata: Celebrate the Japanese Star Festival at Kew Gardens

Tanabata is the Japanese festival that celebrates the coming together of two stars, Orihime and Hikoboshi, who can only meet once a year, on the 7th day of the 7th month. This year, join us at Kew Gardens to enjoy workshops, activities and performances marking this ancient summer festival. Try your hand at Japanese calligraphy […]

Zen Brushwork weekend workshop, London

Zen Brushwork weekend workshop, London

This weekend workshop (one day only is also possible), will introduce the practice of Zen Brushwork including yoki-ho (gentle breathing and ki or energy raising exercises), calligraphy and painting with a large brush as well as short periods of sitting meditation (zazen). There will be the opportunity to appreciate first-hand Japanese Zen paintings and calligraphy […]

Pure Land Japanese Garden – lantern-lit evening garden

Pure Land Japanese Garden – lantern-lit evening garden

Pure Land Japanese Garden – lantern-lit evening garden The lantern-lit evening garden honours an ancient and venerable Japanese tradition. In Japan, toro (the traditional lanterns) were originally used only in Buddhist temples, where they lined and illuminated paths; lit lanterns were then considered an offering to Buddha. During the Heian period (794-1185), however, they started […]

Kingston Welcomes Korea : 킹스턴 한국을 환영하다

Kingston Welcomes Korea : 킹스턴 한국을 환영하다

– Date : Thursday, 30th July – Saturday, 8th August 2015 – Venue : Rose Theatre, Kingston & All Saints Church – Contents : Comedy (Ongals), Classical Dance (In Nam-Soon and company), Children Play (Haddangse), Media & Contemporary dance (Ymap), Dance+Music+Play (Won Il and Jason Piper, directed by Philip Parr), Contemporary Korean Art Exhibition – […]

The Korean Tea Ceremony-A Natural Approach

The Korean Tea Ceremony-A Natural Approach

At ‘The Korean Tea Ceremony-A Natural Apporach’, the tea-master Hyoam, Hong Kyeong-Hee, will perform the Korean “Zen-Tea” ceremony and Brother Anthony (resident of Korea since 1980) will give an illustrated talk on the history and present practice of the Way of Tea in Korea before brewing and serving Korean tea to those present. When Korea […]

Inside the Industry: ANIME

Inside the Industry: ANIME

Anime is one of Japan’s most popular and prolific cultural exports. Across a wide range of productions and vast number of styles and genres, it has developed to become an iconic aspect of Japanese culture, continuing to attract legions of fans and inspire animators worldwide. But where exactly do our favourite TV series and films […]

HYPER JAPAN Festival

HYPER JAPAN Festival

HYPER JAPAN is the UK’s largest festival of Japanese culture, where you can experience the very best of Japanese products, culture, and services first-hand. The HYPER JAPAN Festival 2015 will be a dynamic summer fiesta, offering fun activities for all the family. Our much-loved sake tasting event will make a comeback, along with other Eat-Japan […]

SAKE: Tradition Meets Innovation – The Story of the First Non-Japanese Sake Master Brewer

SAKE: Tradition Meets Innovation – The Story of the First Non-Japanese Sake Master Brewer

The brewing of sake is a craft steeped with tradition, but one which has risen to many new challenges in modern times. Philip Harper has a unique perspective on tradition and innovation in the world of sake, having worked for more than 20 years in the industry, and being the only non-Japanese to have earned […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club