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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, […]

Byung-Yun Yu and Mami Shikimori at St. John’s Smith Square

Byung-Yun Yu and Mami Shikimori at St. John’s Smith Square

My last visit to ST. JOHN’S was many years ago. I was looking forward to it as the Thames Philharmonic-conducted by BYUNG-YUN YU and soloist MAMI SHIKIMORI-were performing. It was also my first opportunity to listen to the orchestra. Let me introduce the resident conductor of nine years-BYUNG-YUN YU. He was born in South Korea […]

Songs of the East & Songs of the West

Songs of the East & Songs of the West

Date: Sunday, 28/06/2009 from 3.00pm till about 5.00pm Venue: St Augustine’s Church, One Tree Hill, Honor Oak Park, London, SE23 3LE Vocal Ensemble Hanabi, a women’s choir of seven are coming from Tokyo to give a concert of Renaissance to modern sacred music, Elizabethan Madrigals and enchanting Japanese songs; traditional and contemporary. They will be […]

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 Learn to play the taiko drums with the UK’s top instructors in the field & experience the energy and thrill of playing these beautiful instruments. The […]

Contemporary Dance Performance to celebrate "The Polish Connection" (Choreography: Yong Min Cho)

Contemporary Dance Performance to celebrate "The Polish Connection" (Choreography: Yong Min Cho)

Date: 20th/21st June & 27/28th June, 12pm Venue: Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD T: 020 8693 5254 F: 020 8299 8700 W: www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk Dulwich Picture Gallery will host four performances of a contemporary dance performance overtwo weekends in celebration of its new exhibition, The Polish Connection. The dance performanceis going to be […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club