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PM Abe makes the most of his UK visit

The middle of June proved the busiest time yet this year for Japan-UK relations. Prime Minister Abe visited the UK to attend the G8 summit – located deliberately in Northern Ireland so the world could see the dramatic success of the peace process there ...more
Japanese Theatre of the Deaf perform Kyogen in London
An interview with Kyogen Master Chikinari Miyake and actor of Kyogen in sign language Tetsuya Izaki


The Japanese Theatre of the Deaf (JTD) have adapted Kyogen plays for Japanese sign-language, where actors are free to interpret the dialogue ...more
Keep an eye on our JAPAN-UK Events Calendar for details of upcoming events!
Exhibition - JAPAN: Historical Images from the Cortazzi Collection
until Thursday 18 July 2013
Select images from Sir Hugh and Lady Cortazzi's collection of historical surveys of Japan ...more
Explore Japanese Flavours at TASTE JAPAN in HYPER JAPAN 2013
TASTE JAPAN , taking place at HYPER JAPAN 2013 will offer you the chance to experience the varied and unique flavours of Japan ...more
Choshu Five Series: Hirobumi Ito
In this installment of our 5 part series we introduce Hirobumi Ito, "The Father of the Japanese Constitution & Parliamentary Government in Japan" ...more
Former JET encourages new participants to volunteer in Japan
Former JET Michael Maher-King spoke at this year's JET Pre-Departure Orientation about volunteering in Japan ...more
Video Topics
Fascinating Diversity: Takumi - Japan's Artisan Tradition
Gallery owner Robert Yellin meets veteran Japan's artisans of pottery, indigo dyeing and lacquer ware traditions.
2013 Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascot Racecourse
Saturday 10th August, Ascot
Mr Yasunari Iwata will be riding for the Rest of the World team. He won the Japan Racing Association prize ...more
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