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Japan Sings! – Japanese musicals at QUAD – Derby

Japan Sings! – Japanese musicals at QUAD – Derby

As part of the British Film Institute’s national season of musicals, QUAD-Derby’s regular Asian movie night Satori Screen will be screening 5 Japanese musicals over three days. This is a rare chance for UK based audiences to see these films on the big screen, which cross a wide variety of styles and genres in both […]

Japanese Ink Painting Course – Ink Landscapes

Japanese Ink Painting Course – Ink Landscapes

Learn the foundation of how to paint traditional Japanese ink landscape, known as paintings of ‘mountains and water’. This mixed level course will take you step by step into the appreciation of the landscape as a place in one’s heart. Join Talia and learn how to paint mountains, water, trees and waterfalls using traditional Japanese […]

An Introduction to Gagaku: Workshop with Tenri University Gagaku Music Society

An Introduction to Gagaku: Workshop with Tenri University Gagaku Music Society

Following concert-lectures on 24 and 25 October, these workshops by Tenri University Gagaku Music Society present a rare opportunity for Japan House guests to gain a first-hand experience of the distinguished courtly music tradition of Gagaku. During the workshop guests can try the various instruments that make up the gagaku orchestra. These include the wind […]

Japan Room Lecture: Nazani Tea Time from Ancient Greece to Mugicha

Japan Room Lecture: Nazani Tea Time from Ancient Greece to Mugicha

For all tea lovers, Nazani Tea will host an evening bridging the tea and infusion traditions of the East and West. Though Nazani Tea has a wide award-winning range of infusions, the evening will focus on Kykeon (both modern and traditional recipes), an ancient Greek blend commonly drunk 2,500 years ago, resurrected and sold for […]

Screening of Singing Lovebirds (1939)

Screening of Singing Lovebirds (1939)

The Japan Foundation is delighted to partner with the BFI in presenting Singing Lovebirds as part of the Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen season. This pre-war produced warm-hearted musical about the tangled love lives of a samurai is a very rare treat. Catch it as it kicks off at BFI Southbank and later goes on to tour the UK. Date: […]

CONVERGENCE – Shinya Fukumori, BJ Cole, Iain Ballamy, Chris Montague – Concert presented by Yokohama Calling

CONVERGENCE – Shinya Fukumori, BJ Cole, Iain Ballamy, Chris Montague – Concert presented by Yokohama Calling

For one performance only, four exceptional musicians come together for a unique musical collaboration. They each bring their compositional language to a point of convergence from which new interpretations of songs emerge. Featuringfrom Japan:Shinya Fukumori – drums / composerfrom UK:BJ Cole – pedal steel guitar / composerIain Ballamy – saxophones / composerChris Montague – guitar / composer The programme […]

The Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex presents ‘SERENADE’

The Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex presents ‘SERENADE’

Date: Sat Oct 19th 2019, 7:00–8:30 pmVenue: Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5HF Programme: 1st half:Suk – Serenade for Strings in E flat major, Op.6 I. Andante con motoII. Allegro ma non troppo e graziosoIII. AdagioIV. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo presto INTERVAL (refreshments available) 2nd half:Dvorak – Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op.22. I. […]

Textile installation by artist Seiko Kinoshita

Textile installation by artist Seiko Kinoshita

Artist Seiko Kinoshita is creating an illuminated lantern walk through the historic Clusters housing in Belper, alongside a contemporary textile installation which will be in the fascinating basement of the North Mill – we can’t wait for this! More details coming soon. £5 entry to the mill. Date: 18 October – 3 November 2019Venue: Strutts North Mill […]

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