Japan Matsuri 2019
29 September 2019
Trafalgar Square, London
Stage performances, family activities, martial arts and Japanese food stalls.
Bridge Together Project
September 2019 - August 2020
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.
JET programme returnees receptionn
Following the career fair organised by JETAA, it aims for returnees to network with alumini and other guests in Japan-related organisations.
Art & Design
Lifelines: the Woodcuts of Naoko Matsubara
16 April – 6 October 2019
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University, Oxford
This exhibition celebrates the remarkable artistic career of Naoko Matsubara, a distinguished Japanese print artist based in Canada. 40 joyful woodcuts created over six decades demonstrate the remarkable innovation and variety of her work.
Art & Design
“A Secret Beauty: The Spirit of Japanese Makie”
The Lacquer Works of Koyanagi Tanekuni.
11 July - 21 September 2019
Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London
The artist’s first exhibition outside Japan of Lacquer works by the contemporary craftsman Koyanagi Tanekuni in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS.