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VIP visits and remembrance of two World Wars

For many people, July and August herald a more relaxed work environment and long-awaited holidays.  However, there is generally no let-up in the work of the Embassy. In the last two months we have had a variety of events, including visits from four Cabinet Ministers and a number of Diet Members ...more
Spotlight on...
DIANE KITCHIJITSU


Our feature article is an interview with rakugo (Japanese comic storytelling) artist Diane Kitchijitsu. Born in Liverpool, England and now residing in Osaka, Japan, Diane was backpacking around the world when she arrived in Japan in 1990 ...more
Keep an eye on our JAPAN-UK Events Calendar for details of upcoming Japan-UK related events.
Films at the Embassy
Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers
27 October 2014
Free admission.
Prior registration essential ...more

Exhibitions at the Embassy
FOUND IN TRANSLATION
1 – 26 September 2014
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Free admission.

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Interview with the winner of MANGA JIMAN 2013
We caught up with Katja Hammond to find out how she won and about her designs for the future ...more
JAPAN PHOTO CONTEST 2014
The Embassy of Japan and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) are giving away two trips to Japan as top prizes in a photo contest ...more
JAPANESE KITCHEN: Gyoza
Tochigi Prefecture is the next destination for our Japanese Kitchen series - famous for perfecting the much-loved gyoza (dumplings) ...more
Video Topics: Discovering Sake
7. Serving Sake
Episode 7 of 10 in the MAFF sponsored short-film series explains that the tradition of serving sake is to pour for others ...more
JAPAN MATSURI 2014
JAPAN MATSURI returns to London on Saturday 27 September at Trafalgar Square in the centre of London ...more
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for details of other upcoming events and check out the latest photos on our Flickr page.
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