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Taiko Drumming Taster Workshop

Taiko Drumming Taster Workshop

Date: Tuesdays from 23rd June to 28th July Venue: Tron Theatre, , Education Suite, 63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB / St . John’s Church, Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4B Tel: 01357 522 008 Fax: 01357 522 008 Email: mtd@taiko.co.uk Web: www.taiko.co.uk Learn to play the taiko drums with the UK’s top instructors in the field […]

Discover Japanese Food #5: Atsuko’s "Goma ae" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Discover Japanese Food #5: Atsuko’s "Goma ae" (THE EAST Campaign in Association with Atsuko’s Kitchen)

Goma ae is a type of ‘aemono’ – these are cold side dishes, often made with vegetables and a dressing. One typical aemono is called ‘goma ae’, which means sesame dressing mixed with green vegetables. The sesame dressing used here is also suitable for other ingredients such as broccoli, carrots, or spinach. You can also […]

A Net of Eels – Jake Tilson and Kyoichi Tsuzuki

A Net of Eels – Jake Tilson and Kyoichi Tsuzuki

Date: 10 July – 23 August 2009 Venue: The Wapping Project, The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall, London E1W 3SG Tel: 0207 680 2080 Web: http://www.thewappingproject.com An exhibition of new work by British artist/writer/cook Jake Tilson and Japanese photographer/cultural commentator Kyoichi Tsuzuki, ‘A Net of Eels’ is a playful and evocative exploration of the […]

Summer of Japanese Cinema at the ICA

Summer of Japanese Cinema at the ICA

Date: 7 July – 31 August 2009 Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London. SW1Y 5AH Tel: 020 7930 3647 Email: tickets@ica.org.uk Web: http://www.ica.org.uk/film Treat yourself to six of the best this summer with a selection of fantastic films ranging from documentary, horror, sci-fi and comedy all from the Land of the Rising Sun. […]

Yukio Fujimoto: The Tower of Time

Yukio Fujimoto: The Tower of Time

Date: Current ~ 26 July 2009 Venue: Perrott’s Folly, Waterworks Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 Japanese sound artist Yukio Fujimoto is interested as much in how we hear, as in what we hear. For Ikon, he turns his attention to Birmingham’s historic landmark Perrott’s Folly, transforming this 18th century tower into a site-specific installation using the […]

Karuta – karate for your brain – at Leatherhead Life 2009

Karuta – karate for your brain – at Leatherhead Life 2009

Date: 18 July 2009, 12pm – 5pm Venue: Grounds of Leatherhead Leisure Centre, Guildford Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 9BL Email: info@karateforyourbrain.com  To celebrate the publishing of our new card game, Karuta – karate for your brain, which aims to help people learn 50 kanji (Chinese/Japanese characters) without studying, we will have a stall at Leatherhead […]

Art workshop ‘MIZU’

Art workshop ‘MIZU’

Date: 30 July 2009, 1-5pm / 31 July 2009, 12-4pm Venue: Room 3, Swiss Cottage Community Centre 19 Winchester Rd., London NW3 3NR  This is a participatory art workshop for all ages. Lisa Kirton asks visitors to draw or paint their image of ‘WATER’ on postcards provided. After the event the post cards will be […]

Conceptual Zen Garden to celebrate 150 years of interaction between the UK & Japan

Conceptual Zen Garden to celebrate 150 years of interaction between the UK & Japan

Date: 7-12 July 2009 Venue: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show  This conceptual Zen garden commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce between Japan and Britain. The main theme is the way nature contributes to relaxation, sustaining humanity through meditation. The garden has four scenes: an English meadow, a birch forest, […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club