Isamu Noguchi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Isamu Noguchi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Date: Current – 22 February 2009 Venue: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LG Tel: 01924 832631 Email: mailto:info@ysp.co.uk Web: http://www.ysp.co.uk/or http://www.noguchi.org/ Yorkshire Sculpture Park The first major European exhibition of work by Isamu Noguchi, one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.  With its historic landscape, formal gardens and award-winning Underground Gallery, Yorkshire […]

Asiana Airlines’ KIMCHI making event

Asiana Airlines’ KIMCHI making event

Asiana Airlines’ president, Young-Doo Yoon, and 60 staff participated in a winter KIMCHI making event at the GEON Christian Children’s Home on 11 December, 2008. The event was held to help unfortunate children. The volunteers spent nearly 4 hours making 500 heads of cabbage into KIMCHI. The popular female group See Ya also participated in […]

Jazz on the Road

Jazz on the Road

Date: 18 December 2008 Venue: The Old Queens Head, 44 Essex Road, London N1 8LN Email: jazzontheroad66@gmail.com WEb site: www.myspace.com/jazzontheroad or www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLsRze898Sk Organiser: Commodo Depot Inc London’s jazz movement has remained vibrant since the 80’s, and Jazz Dance continues to thrive. Japanese dancer Maki has been a member of world famous dance company ‘Jazzcotech Dancers” […]

Tokyo Confirmed as World’s Culinary Capital with 36 More Michelin Stars

Tokyo Confirmed as World’s Culinary Capital with 36 More Michelin Stars

Michelin has released its selection of recommended hotels and restaurants in the MICHELIN guide Tokyo 2009. The new edition features 203 establishments in all, a number that includes 173 restaurants and 30 hotels. Tokyo is tied with Paris for the number of three-star eateries. “Tokyo’s gastronomy has improved and evolved in the course of the […]

Visit Korea #5: Yeongdong Dried Persimmons Festival (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Visit Korea #5: Yeongdong Dried Persimmons Festival (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Korea Tourism Organization)

Period: 12.19.2008 ~ 12.21.2008 Location: Nangye Hall of Korean Classical Music, Youth Center districts Telephone: Korea Travel Phone +82-43-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) Homepage: english.yd21.go.kr/ (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) Transportation * From Seoul(Gyeongbu Express Highway) : Yeongdong IC (Yeongdong direction) 11km (approx. 2 hrs and 30 min) * From Busan(Gyeongbu Express Highway ) : Yeongdong […]

The Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition: out of the ordinary/extraordinary: japanese contemporary photography

The Japan Foundation Touring Exhibition: out of the ordinary/extraordinary: japanese contemporary photography

Date: 24 January 2009 – 17 October 2009 Venue: Various nationwide (see below) 24 January to 28 March 2009 – Oldham Gallery, Oldham. 16 April to 23 May 2009 – Millais Gallery, Southampton. 30 June to 26 August 2009 – Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby. 5 September to 17 October 2009 – Wrexham Arts […]

A Playreading of ‘Halcyon Days’ with an appearance by playwright, Shoji Kokami

A Playreading of ‘Halcyon Days’ with an appearance by playwright, Shoji Kokami

Date: 16 January 2009 from 6.20pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, London This is a rare and exciting opportunity to experience, in English, a reading of Halcyon Days, written by Shoji Kokami, one of Japan’s most popular playwrights and directors. The story centres around three people and a ghost who are brought together by a ‘suicide […]

Visit Japan #4: Gishi-sai (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Visit Japan #4: Gishi-sai (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Dates: December 13th & 14th Places: Sengakuji Temple City:2-11-1, Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo The Gishi-sai is a festival held at Sengakuji Temple, honoring the forty-seven loyal retainers in Akoh. It is also known as Akoh Gishi-sai. “The Forty-Seven Loyal Retainers in Akoh” is a drama based on an incident which actually took place in 1703 when […]

Entry Forms: UK Korean Artists

Entry Forms: UK Korean Artists

Dates: 9 December 2008 – 15 January 2009 Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Ground Floor, 1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5EJ Tel: +44 (0) 207 004 2600 Fax: +44 (0) 207 004 2619 Email: info@kccuk.org.uk Web: http://www.kccuk.org.uk/ Opening hours: Mon- Fri: 10.00 – 18.00, Sat: 11.00 – 17.00 Nearest tube: Charing Cross or EmbankmentThe British […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club