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July 15th: Double-Bill of Japanese movies screened for FREE at the Asian Movies Meetup group

July 15th: Double-Bill of Japanese movies screened for FREE at the Asian Movies Meetup group

The Asian Movies Meetup Group, which has been organising monthly free Asian movie screenings every month for more than 3 years now, is having its last ever meetup at the Roxy Bar and Screen on July 15th from 6pm. The group, run by Uk distributors Third Window Films and Terracotta Distribution has, over the years, […]

Yellow Academy is back! 15th – 26th July 2013

Yellow Academy is back! 15th – 26th July 2013

After two days of auditions, 16 people have been offered places on this intensive 2 week performance course led by theatre professionals for young British East Asians* (16+) who have always wanted to perform but have never been to drama school. The 2 week free course includes classes on voice, movement, combat and acting for […]

Book Launch – Aesthetic Strategies of the Floating World

Book Launch – Aesthetic Strategies of the Floating World

The Japan Foundation is delighted to present this special book launch of Aesthetic Strategies of the Floating World. The evening will feature a talk from the book’s author, Alfred Haft (British Museum), and commentaries from Tim Clark (British Museum), and Dr Christine Guth (Royal College of Art). Date: 11 July 2013 from 6.30pm Venue: The […]

Kye Sook Park Solo Exhibition: Pathways to the heart

Kye Sook Park Solo Exhibition: Pathways to the heart

Mokspace is delighted to showcase the artworks of Kye Sook Park. Born and educated in South Korea, Kye Sook Park draws inspiration from traditional Korean painting techniques. Her work is emotive, and through a respect of materials and traditional painting styles, she is able to bring these to life in her series of paintings, that […]

Shifting Values: Nationalism and Identity

Shifting Values: Nationalism and Identity

In economics, there is increasing interest in how to maximise happiness rather than just GDP. Religion and philosophy have always had plenty to say on this topic, and questions are raised across a broad range of areas. The second seminar in our series touches on religion. For this, the third seminar in the current series, […]

Japan Society Book Club – The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima

Japan Society Book Club – The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima

‘Of such classic design its action might take place at any point across a thousand years’ – San Francisco Chronicle Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. It tells of Shinji, a young fisherman and Hatsue, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man […]

Strains of Odyssey (天心の譜) – Oguri Ken’ichi: Special Talk and Film Screening

Strains of Odyssey (天心の譜) – Oguri Ken’ichi: Special Talk and Film Screening

The Japan Society is pleased to present a special screening of Strains of Odyssey, a film that chronicles the power of music to restore confidence in individuals and communities. We are delighted to welcome the film’s executive producer, Kayoko Hosokawa, who will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening. Filmed by the Believe […]

Korean War and the UK-Korea Diplomatic Relations in Defence

Korean War and the UK-Korea Diplomatic Relations in Defence

This year is the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the United Kingdom. To mark the occasion, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosts a Global Korea Lecture to commemorate the history of the military and diplomatic cooperation between the two countries. Speakers Major General GMG Swindells CB (President of the British […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club