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Evening Language Programme Taster Event

Evening Language Programme Taster Event

The Evening Language Programme at the University of Westminster will be offering a language taster event. Visit us on Wednesday 26th June 2013 for a free language lesson and make the first step towards learning a language. The event will be a unique opportunity to meet other like-minded people and try a new language in […]

Indie Rock Sensation Ling tosite sigure Release First Album Outside of Japan

Indie Rock Sensation Ling tosite sigure Release First Album Outside of Japan

New London-based label JPU Records is proud to bring Japanese guitar heroes Ling tosite sigure back to the UK for the release of their phenomenal new album i’mperfect on 24 June. In 2010 the trio embarked on their first UK tour, paying homage to the country that heavily inspired their music, before returning back to […]

Yoko Ono’s Meltdown

Yoko Ono’s Meltdown

This year’s Meltdown festival at the Southbank Centre will be curated by Yoko Ono, celebrating her achievements in music, visual arts and activism and coinciding with her 80th birthday. The festival, now in its 20th year, will feature performances by a number of artists from around the globe, including Japanese artists and performers such as […]

The Japan Society Golf Tournament 2013

The Japan Society Golf Tournament 2013

The Japan Society’s Annual Golf Tournament, for the Asprey and Garrard Plate, is due to take place at Essendon Country Club on Wednesday 12 June, with a shotgun start at 9.45 am. The format will be Stableford and players have to be ready by 9.15 am for transport to their allocated tee-offs. The all in […]

Britain and Japan – 400 Years: A Voyage Through Words and Music

Britain and Japan – 400 Years: A Voyage Through Words and Music

On Tuesday 11 June we will be celebrating the arrival of the first British ship to reach Japan exactly 400 years ago and discovering the two nations’ maritime traditions, while enjoying some of their rich and diverse culture. Join us for an evening of live music – Western and Japanese: Classical and Folk – enlivened […]

JAPAN UNDERGROUND and TERRACOTTA FESTIVAL Join Forces on 10 June for Japanese Music Extravaganza

JAPAN UNDERGROUND and TERRACOTTA FESTIVAL Join Forces on 10 June for Japanese Music Extravaganza

JAPAN UNDERGROUND and TERRACOTTA FESTIVAL join forces on 10 June for a Japanese music extravaganza that boasts four exciting Japanese music acts, authentic Japanese food and DJs. Making their UK debut is headliner Kao=S (pronounced ‘Chaos’), mixing traditional Japanese music with modern rock. They’ve already toured America, had a video that made France’s No Life […]

Seasons in the Sun: The Heyday of Nikkatsu Studios

Seasons in the Sun: The Heyday of Nikkatsu Studios

To celebrate the centenary of the Japanese film studio Nikkatsu, we select a programme of popular and epoch-defining works from the 1950s and 1960s, directed by some of the country’s best-kept secrets. The programme encapsulates an era of output that defined a post-war ‘golden age’ of cinema in Japan and reflected the changing landscape of […]

Trooping the Colour – Special seats at the Major General’s Review

Trooping the Colour – Special seats at the Major General’s Review

One of the great annual sights in London is the Trooping the Colour ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall on Her Majesty’s Official Birthday. All available Foot Guards, Household Cavalry and King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery march past Her Majesty starting at 11.00am. The event will close at approximately noon. The Society has arranged […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club