Surface Matters: Machine Drawings by Tetsuo Fujimoto

Surface Matters: Machine Drawings by Tetsuo Fujimoto

Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Date: 12 November 2008 – 17 December 2008 (Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5.00pm) Organised by: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Fujimoto describes his work as ‘machine drawings’ which are created through layers of stitches upon stitches, covering the base cloth and building up an extraordinary surface which ultimately […]

Visit Japan #1: Tori-no-Ichi (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Visit Japan #1: Tori-no-Ichi (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Japan National Tourist Organization London Office)

Dates:The days of the Tori or Rooster in November(the date changes each year, so please check the Japanese calendar) Places:Otori-jinja Shrine and other shrines City: 3-18-7, Senzoku, Taito-ku, Tokyo Tori or rooster is one of the Junishi or the twelve animal signs of the Oriental zodiac, namely, rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, […]

Korean Painting and Craft Art, "Korean Arts and Crafts: Tradition and Creativity"

Korean Painting and Craft Art, "Korean Arts and Crafts: Tradition and Creativity"

Date: 11 Nov 2008 – 4 December 2008 Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW The exhibition showcases JU-WON JANG, NAMI KIM, CHEON-BO, and YOUNG-JUN KIM, four Korean artists who have shaped recent developments in precious ornaments, embroidery, painting and modern lacquer manufacturing. Korean Jade by Ju-won JANG Jade has […]

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London is one of the UK’s main centres for Japanese Studies. In a recent interview with the JICC, Dr. Barbara Pizziconi, Lecturer in Japanese Applied Linguistics and Head of the Japan section, described the development of SOAS, the courses currently […]

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Date: 12 December 2008 – 15 March 2009 Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery and part of the Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries (rooms 90 and 88a). A smaller selection of prints will also be on display in the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art and Design […]

Min-Jung Kym at Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple

Min-Jung Kym at Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple

Date: Sat 8 Nov 2008, 7:30pm Venue: Queens Theatre, Barnstaple Conductor: Shuntaro Sato Piano: Min-Jung Kym Mendelssohn: Incidental music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 Tickets £21.50 & £20 British pianist Min-Jung Kym has a widely-recognised reputation for her diverse range of styles and repertoire as a […]

Kuk Sool Won from Surrey Won 11 Medals at the World Championships

Kuk Sool Won from Surrey Won 11 Medals at the World Championships

The Kuk Sool Won team flew into the USA on the Friday night and had to overcome jetlag immediately to compete in a variety of divisions of the Korean martial art over the weekend. In Traditional Forms, the martial artists from the Oxshott, New Malden and Claygate clubs had to demonstrate memorised sequences of hand […]

KOSTU (Korean Students in the UK)

KOSTU (Korean Students in the UK)

Service Time: Every Tuesday 6.30pm – 7.00pm Prayer meeting, 7.30pm – 9.30pm Worship & Service Kostu Address: Raynes Park Methodist Church, Worple Road, London, SW20 8ET Contact Tel: 07950 496906 Kostu marked its 9th anniversary on Tuesday, 28th October in the same way that it had marked every Tuesday 50 weeks of each year for […]

Membership Christmas Lunch: 15 December 2008

Membership Christmas Lunch: 15 December 2008

Speaker: Stephen Green, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Time: 12.30 for 1.00 pm Cost: £65 per head Stephen Green is Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc. Green was educated at Lancing College and Oxford University and received a master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Green began his career with […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club