The History and Development of Japanese Pink Film

The History and Development of Japanese Pink Film

Date: 3 December 2008 from 6.30pm Venue: Japan Foundation, London The Japan Foundation will host this special lecture as a supplement to our successful series Japanese Cinema for Busy People II. In this event, Jasper Sharp will provide an insight into the history and development of one of the most intriguing genres of Japanese cinema, […]

Sounds of Water: An Exhibition of Japanese Contemporary Ceramic Sculptures by Masako Shiraishi

Sounds of Water: An Exhibition of Japanese Contemporary Ceramic Sculptures by Masako Shiraishi

Date: 11-26 November 2008, Mon-Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm Venue: Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT This exhibition features monumental ceramic and bamboo installations by Japanese artist, Shiraishi Masako. An example of her award-winning sculpture was last seen in the UK at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Admission is free, but photographic identification […]

Kimono Fashion Show & Demonstration

Kimono Fashion Show & Demonstration

Date: Tuesday, 11th November 2008, 6.30pm to 8.00pm Venue: Lodge Room No.11, The Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ Fee: £15 for members of The Japan Society £28 for non-members (Champagne reception to follow plus optional supper at Wolfe’s Bar and Grill) Tanaka Mineko, President of TONDAYA, a kimono wholesellers in the […]

Kishio Suga Exhibition

Kishio Suga Exhibition

Date: 15 October – 7 November 2008 Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP (Nearest tube: Baker Street) Contact: exhibitions@dajf.org.uk / 020 7486 4348 / http://www.dajf.org.uk/ Kishio Suga was born in 1944 in Morioka city, Japan. He graduated in painting from Tama Art University in 1968. For forty years, since his […]

The Discovery of the World-A Korean Perspective: Lecture by Dr. RA Jong-yil, Former Ambassador of Korea to UK

The Discovery of the World-A Korean Perspective: Lecture by Dr. RA Jong-yil, Former Ambassador of Korea to UK

The lecturer is former Ambassador of Korea to UK, Dr RA Jong-yil who is currently the president of Woosuk University. Lecture Title: The Discovery of the World-A Korean Perspective Date & Time: 3rd November 2008, 15:00-16:00 Venue: Multi-purpose Hall at KCCUK Lecturer: Dr RA Jong-yil (former ROK Ambassador to the UK) Ambassador RA Jong-yil has […]

Discover Korean Food #2: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s Hobakjuk (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Discover Korean Food #2: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s Hobakjuk (THE EAST Campaign in Association with The Institute of Traditional Korean Food)

Hobakjuk is a porridge of boiled and sieved pumpkin, sweet red beans, soybean and rice cake balls. Hobakjuk is a typical Korean porridge; it stimulates the appetite with its sweetness and tender color. Hobakjuk is low calories and a good diet food.  ◎ Ingredients & Quantity * 700 g (½ ea) sweet pumpkin, 1 kg […]

Yi(Lee), Chuljin, a Korean Traditional Dancer

Yi(Lee), Chuljin, a Korean Traditional Dancer

Yi(Lee), Chuljin graduated from Seoul Institute of Arts. He completed M.A. degree with the thesis “A Study on the Qualitative Experiences of Korean Traditional Dances: a Phenomenological Analysis” and acquired Ph.D. degree with his dissertation titled “An Analysis on Salpuri Dance in Han, Yeongsuk’s Style: Based on Methodology in the Book of Changes and Palgwae(8 […]

Korean Film Festival 2008

Korean Film Festival 2008

It has been incredibly successful over the last two years attracting people all over the UK who are keen to watch some Korean cinema. Since the festival met unprecedented success at the Barbican Centre last year, it made perfect sense to return to this world -class venue situated in the heart of London. The festival […]

Hong Sungyop Ah-Q

Hong Sungyop Ah-Q

Date: Tuesday 04 November 2008 Time: 7:30pm (70min without intermission) Venue: Bonnie Bird Theatre, LABAN, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ Tickets : £15 / £10 (concessions) Box Office 0208 469 9500 / Book online http://www.purchase-tickets-online.co.uk/ (via Greenwich Theatre) Produced by Dance Theatre ON(co-production LG Arts Center) Supported by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism / Korean […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club