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A Catalogue of Errors By Chris Wainwright

A Catalogue of Errors By Chris Wainwright

Chris Wainwright works primarily through photography and video as a means of addressing issues related to light and energy, both natural and artificial, in urban and rural environments. The work is made as a direct response to ‘place’ and is often the result of an intervention, a temporary action or construction made for the camera […]

Japanese Embroidery Exhibition

Japanese Embroidery Exhibition

Shizuka Kusano – Exhibition of Japanese Embroidery A small exhibition of some of Kusano-san’s beautiful kimono, obi, wall hangings. This exhibit will be open free to the public as follows: Wednesday-Friday, June 26-28, 5.00 pm to 7.30 pm only and Saturday, June 29, 10.30 am to 5.00 pm. Admission Free Date: 26 – 29 June […]

Okinawa Day 2013

Okinawa Day 2013

London Okinawa Sanshinkai and Okinawa Association U.K are delighted to host Okinawa Day 2013 on Saturday 22nd June at Spitalfields in London E1. Okianwa Day 2013 is an admission free outdoor event and organised as a part of the Spitalfields Estate Community Events Programme. We are committed to promote the diversity of Okinawan culture through […]

Japanese Folk: Song, Dance, Instruments (Summer School)

Japanese Folk: Song, Dance, Instruments (Summer School)

Traditional folk song (min’yo) opens doors to various aspects of Japan’s culture and also to a challenging world of music and dance. Participants will taste not only the singing and a bit of dancing but also the instruments: shamisen 3-stringed ‘banjo’, shakuhachi and shinobue bamboo flutes, and percussion. The main teachers will be the professionals […]

International Japanese Modern Art History Symposium

International Japanese Modern Art History Symposium

SOAS, University of London, will hold an international symposium on Japanese Modern Art and its History on June 19-20, 2013. The aim is to give insights into the changing boundaries and concepts of Japanese and wider East Asian art in the 19th century. In particular, the symposium aims to review prevailing assumptions such as the […]

400 years ago: The English mission to Japan and its legacy – Timon Screech

400 years ago: The English mission to Japan and its legacy – Timon Screech

This illustrated lecture will outline the historical facts, but also bring to life the gripping story of human interaction, bravery and mutual attempts at comprehension, that surround the first trade interactions between Britain and Japan in 1613, 400 years ago this September. The Clove left England together with two other vessels of the East India […]

The 13th Japanese Matsuri

The 13th Japanese Matsuri

From 1 to 2.30 pm, there will be Japan Experience corner for visitors to put on kimono, try origami, write their names in Japanese aplhabets, and sample Asian sweets. From 2.30 to 3.30 pm, there will be performance corner for visitors to listen to Taiko (Japanese druming) by local people and Japanese songs by the […]

THE K-MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013

THE K-MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013

BOOK TICKETS NOW!! 1. NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF KOREA – FRI 14 JUNE 2. GEOMUNGO FACTORY– WED 19 JUNE 3. PANSORI NIGHT: AHN SOOK SUN – FRI 21 JUNE 4. UHUHBOO PROJECT & UK BAND – SUN 16 JUNE 5. YI SUNG YOL BAND & KIHA AND THE FACES – THURS 20 JUNE   FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT KCCUK 020 7004 2600 / info@kccuk.org.uk

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club