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Tohoku remembered

This year marked the fourth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and we had a commemoration event at the Embassy on 11 March.  On that occasion, we screened a film, The Piano in the Shed, which was attended by Mr Yuto Kitsunai, its young producer, and  ...more
Spotlight on: Minister Plenipotentiary Motohiko Kato

Last month saw the arrival in London of Motohiko Kato to take up the important post of Minister Plenipotentiary. We interviewed him about his life and career ...more
The application window for the 2016-2018 MEXT Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is now open.
For more details click here.
Films at the Embassy
Three for the Road@
Wednesday 20 May 2015
Free admission.
Prior registration essential
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Exhibitions at the Embassy
WASHI - PAPER
Japan’s Handmade Paper
until early July 2015
Free admission ...more

The Tenth Japanese Speech Contest for University Students
Organised by the Japan Foundation with the aim of encouraging more young people to study Japanese and to learn about ...more
British Association of Monbusho Scholars: From the Field
Guest article by Robert James Simpkins, MEXT Postgraduate Scholarship (2012 - 2014) Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo ...more
Video Topics
By Shinkansen to Hokuriku (04:09)
Last month a new high-speed train service started, linking Tokyo to Kanazawa, cutting down the journey between the cities by 90 minutes.
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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