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Ambassador's Blog
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My first Manchester visit and much more

Last month I returned to Tokyo to attend the annual conference with other Japanese Ambassadors who are posted in European countries. Although it was just for a short period, it was a useful occasion for me to take stock of Japan-UK ties from a distance ...more

Spotlight on: Wagashi Artisan, Takeshi Inoue

Wagashi artisan (Japanese confectioner), Takeshi Inoue, recently visited the UK as part of the "Japan Brand Program" to promote his traditional Japanese craft. Mr Inoue is the 3rd generation owner of Baika-tei ...more


Films at the Embassy
Night Train to the Stars
Thursday 18 May 2017, 18:30
Free admission.
Prior registration essential
...more

Exhibitions at the Embassy
MANGA JIMAN 2016 Winners
Open until 31 March 2017
Free admission. Photo ID required.
...more
Japanese Government honours The Rt Hon Lord Howard of Lympne CH QC
On 23 February 2017, Ambassador Koji Tsuruoka bestowed the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star upon ...more
Japanese Government honours Mr Stephen McEnally
On 2 March 2017, Ambassador Tsuruoka bestowed the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette on ...more
The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2017
Odd Obsessions: Desires, Hopes and Impulses in Japanese Cinema
3 February – 29 March 2017, Nationwide
Ambassador Tsuruoka honours Ms Janice Brennan
On 1 March 2017, Ms Janice Brennan was awarded the Ambassador’s Commendation for her ...more
Video Topics
A New Era for Japanfs Forests
(YouTube (04:01)
A look at how Japan has been recruiting a new generation of forest workers.
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for details of other upcoming events around the UK.
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