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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945

In an exhibition co-organised with the Japan Foundation, Barbican presents the first major UK exhibition to focus on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now, a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design. Featuring over 40 architects, ranging […]

A Silent Voice – Discover Japanese Studies through Anime!

A Silent Voice – Discover Japanese Studies through Anime!

Attend the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme screening of the emotional and beautifully animated school anime ‘A Silent Voice’ at HOME, Manchester, and discover opportunities to study Japanese Studies and Japanese Language in the UK through fun activities inspired by the film. Before or after attending the screening of ‘A Silent Voice’ come to visit […]

A Story of Locality and the Creation of Regional Identity in Japan, from the viewpoint of producer, Hidetaka Ino

A Story of Locality and the Creation of Regional Identity in Japan, from the viewpoint of producer, Hidetaka Ino

augment5 Inc. has recently attracted attention worldwide for its independent productions. Their stunning films, featuring views of a Japan which they find particularly beautiful, have gone viral among an internet audience. We are delighted to welcome producer Hidetaka Ino for this special event featuring some of his key works, including the True North, Akita series. […]

Mashiko Pottery Japan at Home London

Mashiko Pottery Japan at Home London

Shoji Hamada, designated a ‘Living National Treasure’ in 1955 and one of the main founders of the ‘Mingei’ (Arts and Craft) movement, was the principle reviver of Mashiko-yaki (pottery). Although a traditional craft, Mashiko-yaki was developed through Hamada s expericenc of life in the UK, and interactions with groundbreaking craftsman of the era including Charles […]

Contact Points Talk and Lecture

Contact Points Talk and Lecture

In association with the Japan Foundation, the Tate Research Centre will host an evening of artistic exploration. As part of Tate Research Centre: Asia’s Visiting Fellowship Programme 2016, Eva Bentcheva and Yohko Watanabe present the culmination of their research, promising to deepen awareness and understanding of the challenge that Asian art presents to the UK. […]

London East Asia Film Festival 2016

London East Asia Film Festival 2016

Opening this year on 20th October at ODEON Leicester Square with South Korea’s Academy Award submission Age of Shadows (UK premiere), the London East Asia Film Festival (LEAFF) will run for 11 days from 20th to 30th October. It will close with Johnnie To’s Three at Ham Yard Hotel Cinema. Building on the ‘0th edition’ […]

Japan Matsuri 2016

Japan Matsuri 2016

London’s very own festival of Japanese culture – Japan Matsuri – returns on Sunday, 25 September 2016 in Trafalgar Square in the centre of the city. A regular fixture now in the London calendar, this free annual festival brings people together to enjoy Japanese food, music, dance, and activities for all the family. Everything kicks […]

Summer Explorers! 2 – Japanese Anime Screenings

Summer Explorers! 2 – Japanese Anime Screenings

Following the popularity of last year’s Summer Explorers, we have come back with many more anime films to brighten your summer days! Date: 30 July 2016 – 6 August 2016 Venue: Various

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club