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Born in Okinawa

25 January 2019

Japan House London

Celebrating the UK premier screening of Born Bone Born as part of the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2019, join us for an evening dedicated to Okinawa, Japan’s tropical southern paradise.

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Japan Now 2019

19 - 25 February 2019

Venues around the UK

Japan Now returns this February with a series of events around the UK celebrating the most exciting Japanese literature and culture...

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Cherry Trees for Schools

Until 28 February 2019

Cherry Trees for Schools, The Japan Society, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP

We are now inviting schools in the UK to apply to be part of the Sakura Cherry Tree Planting Project in the UK, a project to celebrate the friendship between Japan and the UK

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Japan Study Tour Reunion Event

1 March 2019

Japan House London

Japan Local Government Centre (JLGC) will host a seminar and a networking reception for former participants of Japan Study Tour, including a feedback session of the tour this year. (Invitation Only)

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Japan Spring Series:Japanese for Beginners - Taster Session & Sushi!

1 March 2019

University of Stirling, Stirling

A “fun” taster session where you can learn some basic phrases from our guest lecturer, Ms Yuko Fujimitsu-san, the Chief Japanese Language Advisor, at the Japan Foundation (London), together with Mrs Noriko Tabner, the University’s resident Japanese teacher.

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Japan Spring Series:Traditional Japanese Poetry and Tea Ceremony (Urasenke)

4 March 2019

University of Stirling, Stirling

Professor Alan Spence will read poetry during the event, he is an award-winning poet and playwright, novelist and short story writer. The tea ceremony will be performed by Mio Shapley, a qualified master of Urasenke Tea Ceremony, who studied with master Yoshiko Noda. 

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Japan Spring Series:Japanese Shodo (calligraphy) and Tsumami-zaiku (pinching handiwork) Workshop

7 March 2019

University of Stirling, Stirling

During our workshop with Yoko Murata, you will learn a little on the history of the Japanese writing system, and how to write your name or Japanese words on traditional Japanese paper using a brush and ink. You will also have the chance to make highly decorative flowers using traditional Japanese cloth.

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Japan Spring Series:Talk on Hokkaido

21 March 2019

University of Stirling, Stirling【TBC】

Event details to be announced shortly.

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SOUTH SOCIAL CELEBRATES JAPAN

6 April 2019

Moving Pictures Cinema@MERCATOMETROPOLITANO, London

South Social Film Festival is happy to partner with THE GREAT BRITAIN SASAKAWA FOUNDATION to celebrate JAPAN. Japan is a country renowned for its historical and extensive cinema, influential music industry, anime, video gaming and rich cuisine.

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FOYLE OBON FESTIVAL 2019

18 - 25 May 2019

Various venues throughout Derry Londonderry and Northern Ireland

Based in Northern Ireland, Obon On The Foyle presents a week long celebration of Japanese culture, including taiko drumming, traditional dance, martial arts, manga, film culminating in our Obon Festival on the final day.

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Okinawa Day 2019

22 June 2019

Spitalfields, London

"Our mission for Okinawa Day 2019 is to introduce Okinawan culture further in the UK and enrich the existing relationship between Okinawa and the UK which has been established through our previous Okinawa Day events..."

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Season of Culture – National Assembly of Wales Senedd Event

25 June 2019

National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff

Organisation in Wales that have a connection with Japan via cultural, business, manufacturing, educational, sporting, tourism, exchange groups, etc.

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Japan Matsuri 2019

29 September 2019

Trafalgar Square, London

Stage performances, family activities, martial arts and Japanese food stalls.

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Bridge Together Project

September 2019 - August 2020

Various Location

The program aims to introduce the beauty of Japanese culture and attract people from all over the world to Japan. Having overseas visitors helps support people who suffered from the earthquakes in Tohoku and Kumamoto prefecture. This is a cultural program for creating a better Olympic legacy for 2020.

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Doki Doki The Manchester Japanese Festival

9 - 10 November 2019

Sugden Sports Centre, Manchester

An event celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture to raise awareness of Japanese Culture in the Manchester and around the UK and to support the charity Aid for Japan.

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Visit Japan Event

November 2019

London (TBC)

This event will inclulde speech, presentation and reception, etc.

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Japan Matsuri 2020

September 2020

Trafalgar Square, London

Stage performances, family activities, martial arts and Japanese food stalls.

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