Discover Korean Food #6: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s "Bulgogi" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Discover Korean Food #6: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s "Bulgogi" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Bulgogi is a dish barbecued of thinly sliced beef that is pre-marinated with various seasonings on a hot barbecue pan. Bulgogi has been popular since the 1950s when the beef was served in thin slices to make it more tender and cut down the waiting time for diners. ◎ Ingredients & Quantity * 300 g […]

Midsummer Night’s Dream followed by discussion & reception

Midsummer Night’s Dream followed by discussion & reception

Date: Thursday, 19th February 2009 7.30pm Venue: Southwark Playhouse, Shipwright Yard (Corner of Tooley St. & Bermondsey St.), London, SE1 2TF Fee: £6 (over 50% discount – normally £13, Deadline for bookings: 12th February 2009) The Japan Society has secured an allocation of tickets at a special member rate for Southwark Playhouse’s production of this […]

Asiana Airlines begins the Magic Boarding Pass program

Asiana Airlines begins the Magic Boarding Pass program

Asiana Airlines (President & COO: Young-Doo Yoon) begins its Magic Boarding Pass program which enables Asiana’s passengers to get up to 50% discounts at partner companies such as tourist attractions, hotels, restaurants and shopping centers. Passengers who travel with Asiana Airlines can get a 10~50% discount on products at Asiana’s partners companies by showing their […]

JAPAN-UK 150 History Seminar Series – 1902 – 1945: Diplomacy

JAPAN-UK 150 History Seminar Series – 1902 – 1945: Diplomacy

Date: Wednesday, 18th February 2009 6.30pm Venue: Embassy of Japan, 101 – 104 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7JT Fee: Free (booking required)PLEASE BRING PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION WITH YOU AS THOSE WITHOUT MAY BE DENIED ENTRANCE. The Embassy of Japan and the Japan Society are delighted to host the JAPAN-UK 150 History Seminar Series, a series of three […]

People #8: An Kwang-Sik, Contemporary South Korean Painter

People #8: An Kwang-Sik, Contemporary South Korean Painter

Nature is truly aesthetic, varied and of unlimited beauty using objects to create visual and abstract images. Man’s interpretation of nature captures the essence of this beauty and feels its spirit to produce representative works of art.AN has developed a close bond with nature and through his work he has captured its ever-changing aspects. Images […]

Joint British Japanese Law Association Event: Piano Recital, Miyuki Kato

Joint British Japanese Law Association Event: Piano Recital, Miyuki Kato

Date: Tuesday, 17th February 2009, 7.30pm Venue: St Vedast-alias-Foster Church, Foster Lane, CheapsideLondon EC2 Fee: £10 per head (Payment by cheque payable to The British Japanese Law Association) Miyuki Kato was born in Japan and lives in London. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and graduated from the Royal Welsh College of […]

People #7: Paul McGregor, Superintendent of Kingston Borough

People #7: Paul McGregor, Superintendent of Kingston Borough

I returned to Kingston Police Station in February of this year after having retired as a police officer from there in 2006. It was quite nostalgic meeting people with whom I had previously worked. However, the main purpose for the visit was to meet Paul McGregor. He is at present Acting Chief Superintendent of Kingston […]

Shun-Kin & exclusive post show reception for members

Shun-Kin & exclusive post show reception for members

Date: Monday, 9th February 2009, 7.45pm Venue: Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS Fee: £28 – stalls tickets (normal price £35) / £12 – post show reception, including 2 drinks (in Japanese with English surtitles) The Japan Society has an allocation of tickets superbly situated in the stalls to see Shun-Kin directed by Simon […]

SURPRISE AND A SENSE OF FUN AT THE UK’S GATEWAY TO KOREAN CULTURE ON ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY

SURPRISE AND A SENSE OF FUN AT THE UK’S GATEWAY TO KOREAN CULTURE ON ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY

It’s been a few months since I visited the Korean Cultural Centre, so I’m pleasantly surprised to be surprised by it again. I arrive to find stern armed guards in helmets staring at me. Larger than life. They are, it turns out, plastic models of Korean traffic cops. Just inside the door is an enormous […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club