For the first time, the Japan Foundation will be holding a stand at the Experience Japan Exhibition 2013, an annual event where participants can find out more about study and work opportunities in Japan. Seminar: Insights into Japanese culture through language (15:10 – 16:00) The Japanese language has long fascinated scholars from all over the world. […]
On Saturday 9th November 2013, Manchester is hosting the second Doki Doki – The Manchester Japanese Festival, a unique event celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture. Throughout the day, there will be talks, demonstrations, parades and other events showcasing art, fashion, martial arts, film, music, games and other aspects of Japanese culture, past and […]
Now in it’s 8th successful year the London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) 7th-22nd November, presented by the Korean Cultural Centre UK returns with a diverse line up, giving audiences across the capital and the UK an opportunity to celebrate the very best of contemporary Korean Cinema from this year with UK and European premieres of […]
Message from the CEO The term “Hallyu”, or the “Korean Wave” refers to the phenomenon that Korea is becoming one of the most influential cultural forces of the world. The Korean culture, also known as the K-Wave has spread throughout the countries including the UK and Europe. There are hundreds of ‘fan clubs’ of Korean […]
The much-loved JAPAN MATSURI returns to London on SATURDAY 5 OCTOBER for the second time inTrafalgar Square right in the very heart of London. This dynamic annual event brings people together to enjoy Japanese food, music, dance, activities for all the family and much, much more.
Kodosai Cultural Event is a celebration of Japanese culture including traditional martial arts, language, food and fashion. The event will be headlined by Fumio Demura-shihan who starred in the original Karate Kid movies, performing all the karate based stunts, as well as various international masters and lecturers from around the world. Arts studied at the […]
Raindance Film Festival is Europe’s leading independent film festival, supporting independent films and filmmakers from the UK and around the world. This year’s Way Out East section, a strand dedicated to Japanese cinema, is expected to be the largest ever. The strand will feature a wide selection of Japanese films, including Satoko Yokohama’s short films […]
KAA (Korean Artists Association) UK presents a collaborative performance including poem with image, Korean traditional music meets Western music, dance with dramatic drawing as well as musical improvisation and reinterpretation of K-pop music and dance (Psy’s “Gangnam style” parody). Also two Korean composer present their own composition for Korean and Western instruments.