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The Art of Culinary Diplomacy in the Mid-19th Century. Britain and Japan at the Table

The Art of Culinary Diplomacy in the Mid-19th Century. Britain and Japan at the Table

National food and cuisine are important aspects of cultural diplomacy and hospitality. Celebratory banquets and feasts have always been part of the life of politicians, ambassadors, and monarchs, who often share delicacies and elaborate dishes representing national culinary excellence while discussing political matters and international affairs. In this lecture, Professor Yoshiko Goto will explore the […]

Canary English Rakugo Company: English Rakugo at St Peter’s Chaplaincy

Canary English Rakugo Company: English Rakugo at St Peter’s Chaplaincy

English Rakugo at St Peter’s Chaplaincy presented by Kanariya Eiraku (Sudo Tatsuya), a performer of English Rakugo. He has performed Rakugo at organisations such as Japan International Cooperation Agency, UNESCO Association, and United Nations University. The performance includes:What is Rakugo? (Eiraku)Miso Beans (Panda)Praising a Child (Koraku)Bamboo screen show (Nus & Nagami)Tenshiki (Ichirin)Otanoshimi (Eiraku) Date: 1 […]

Origami Soundscapes X The Crane

Origami Soundscapes X The Crane

Origami and music. A multi-media opera installation. Verity Lane‘s two-part project draws on her 10 years’ experience of living in Japan, exploring classical Japanese traditions with a uniquely avant-garde twist. A brand-new performance project with music, stories and concept by Verity Lane, Origami Soundscapes: Flower, Bird, Wind & Moon explores ancient symbolism and Japanese birdsong, […]

EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa

EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa

This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, one of Japan’s greatest children’s book illustrators and authors, who is best known for his picture books, with few or no words, published from the late 1960s onwards. The display illustrates the story of Anno Mitsumasa’s life and creative journey, features a reading library with many of […]

SCORED IN SILENCE

SCORED IN SILENCE

“Scored in Silence” is an intimate new solo digital performance artwork for 40 people that unpacks the untold tales of Deaf hibakusha – survivors of the A-Bombs that fell in Hiroshima in 1945.  “Scored in Silence” has been developed alongside partners VibraFusionLab in Ontario, Canada. Audience members wear Woojer© straps feeling the sound composition through […]

Kabuki Theatre: Narukami Thunder God at the Edinburgh Fringe

Kabuki Theatre: Narukami Thunder God at the Edinburgh Fringe

KabukiMA is a theatre troupe committed to spreading Japanese theatre to Western audiences. We intend to perform a rendition of the 17th century Kabuki play entitled “Narukami” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a week this August. “Narukami” is a household classic of the Kabuki repertoire which recounts the tale of a princess’s quest to […]

‘Ainu Othello’ and Ainu cultural exhibition

‘Ainu Othello’ and Ainu cultural exhibition

The Shakespeare Company Japan and Ainu Dance group Piricap will present the play ‘Ainu Othello’ and an Ainu cultural exhibition at Tara Theatre in London.  Buy tickets at https://www.tara-arts.com/whats-on/ainu-othello Date: 7 Aug 19:00; 8 Aug 19:30; 9 Aug 14:30, 19:30; 10 Aug 14:30Venue: Tara Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London SW18 4ES

Japanese tableware pop-up by MADE IN JAPAN TABLEWARE at Sway Gallery

Japanese tableware pop-up by MADE IN JAPAN TABLEWARE at Sway Gallery

For the first time Made In Japan (MIJ) tableware will be coming to London to introduce their Japanese collections, ranging from dining plates, serving platters and ramen bowls to glassware, cups and sauce dishes at affordable prices! Made In Japan tableware is seldom seen outside Japan and they are proud to bring their products to […]

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