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A brief visit to Scotland

From 10 to 12 October I visited Scotland. The main purpose of my visit was to deliver two speeches, although I also took the opportunity to call on two Japanese companies with operations in Scotland. Happily, the trip enabled me to renew old acquaintances and ...more
Spotlight on... Japan Matsuri 2012

On Saturday 6 October, the 4th Japan Matsuri took place in London. For the first time, this free festival was held in Trafalgar Square, right at the heart of London. Japan Matsuri, organised by ...more
The deadline for entries for the Embassy of Japan's Manga Jiman Competition has been extended. The deadline is now Monday 19 November 2012. As the dark nights draw in, and with four full weekends to go, you will now have even more time to draw your entry. Good luck or Ganbare!
Exhibition: KINTAIKYO – Building a Japanese Bridge
For a few webmagazine subscribers, we are offering the chance to attend a private view at the Embassy of Japan on Thursday 25 October ...more
Lecture and Panel Discussion on Globalization in Japanese Universities
Friday 16 November 2012
Japan Foundation, London
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Experience Japan Exhibition 2012
17 November 2012 (13:00 to 18:00)
The Royal Society, London
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Mashiko and St Ives sign Friendship Agreement
On Thursday 20 September, a Friendship Agreement was signed between St Ives, Cornwall and Mashiko Tochigi Prefecture ...more
Japan Video Topics
Tohoku's Eco-friendly Reconstruction

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See how Japan is developing renuable engergy initiatives since the Great East Japan Earthquake last year.
International Wine Challenge
Award-Winning Sake Tasting

At the IWC Award-Winning Sake Tasting, a variety of 26 excellent sakes from Japan, including the champion ...more
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