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2021 Events

September by Region

Due to the ongoing concerns surrounding Covid-19, many events are being cancelled at short notice. As such, the information presented here is not the most up to date. Please contact the organisers of events directly to confirm if the event is planned to go ahead as scheduled.


Day: 01 - 09
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Sakai Series: Ancient Technology and Industrial Heritage

September-December 2021
Online

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Japan Society Film Club: Ran by Akira Kurosawa

1 September 2021
Online

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Funding for Japanese Language Education Projects held in the UK - September 2021 Applications OPEN

1 September - 31 October 2021
Applications open

Img: Man lighting the Olympic cauldron at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

Screenings: Tokyo Olympiad by Ichikawa Kon

2 September 2021 - 6 November 2021
London

Img: Text reading 'Course on the Application of ICT for Teachers'

ICT Course for Japanese Teachers - "Learning ICT Through Practice"

7 - 20 September 2021
Online

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PHOTO LONDON ART FAIR

8 - 12 September 2021
London

Img: After Tokyo 2020:Robert Whiting

After Tokyo 2020: Discussing Post-Games Japan with Author Robert Whiting

9 September 2021
Online

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The History of Sakai: in Conversation with Simon Kaner and Sakai City Museum

9 September 2021
Online

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Amaterasu - Out of the Cave

9-10, 24 September 2021
London


Day: 10 - 19
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The Myth of Survival by Rui Matsunaga

10 September - 26 November 2021
London

Img: Woman in kimono gesturing to a pictureboard featuring drawn animals

The Great Race! – Kamishibai Storytelling

11 September 2021
London

Img: ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: A Man by Keiichiro Hirano

ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: A Man by Keiichiro Hirano

13 September 2021
Online

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Craft Okinawa Lions & Sip Awamori Cocktails at Pantechnicon

14 September 2021
London

Img: Okinawan lions and awamori bottle

SAKI&Bitches Solo Exhibition – Shi no no me

14 - 25 September 2021
London

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Online Talk: Japanese Sounds - Spiriting Away and Praying for Peace

15 September 2021
Online

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Japan Foundation Local Project Support Programme - Online Seminar and Q&A Session

15 September 2021
Online

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Queer East Film Festival 2021

15 - 26 September 2021
London

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Postwar Japanese Calligraphy and the Challenge of Abstract Painting

16 September 2021
Online

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Lecture - The Evolution of Craftspersonship on Amami Ōshima Island

16 September 2021
Norwich & Online

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Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival: Bodies

16 - 30 September 2021
London & Online

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Webinar - Health Systems During the Pandemic in the UK and Japan

17 September 2021
Online

Img: Pink flower painted in sumi-e style

Sumi-e Ink Painting Workshop: "Coloured Cosmos and Dragonfly"

18 September 2021
Online

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Tokolo Asao [CONNECT] – Orizuru Origami Workshop

18 & 19 September 2021
London

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Women Make Film: In Conversation with Zero Chou and Naoko Ogigami

18 September 2021
Online


Day: 20 - 30
Img:Kaga Yuzen, painted material

Kaga Yuzen: Colours of Japanese Elegance - A Talk with Maida Hitoshi

21 September 2021
Online

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Sake & Cheese Pairing Workshops at Pantechnicon

22 September 2021
London

Img: Tokyo Paralympic athletes in 1964

Screening: Tokyo Paralympics – Festival of Love and Glory

22 September & 29 October 2021
London

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The Future of Remote Working - Online Seminar

24 September 2021
Online

Img: Japanese temple and pilgrim walking through woods

One Step at a Time: Exploring the Shikoku Pilgrimage with John Lander

25 September 2021
Online

Img: In Praise of Hands: Woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara, Poems by Penny Boxall

In Praise of Hands: Woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara, Poems by Penny Boxall

25 September 2021 – 13 March 2022
Oxford

Img: Two comedians wearing kimono

Rakugo and Kobanashi – Demonstration, Talk & Performance Event

25 & 26 September 2021
Online

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An Audience with The King’s Singers

25 & 26 September 2021
Online

Img: Cinema audience looking at a screen bearing the words 'Kotatsu Festival' and some cartoon characters

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival

25 & 26 September, 1 - 3 October 2021
Wales

Img: Save the Kids Project poster featuring multiple guests

Online Event - Save The Kids Project

26 September 2021
Online

Img: Japanese wooden dolls

Japanese Kokeshi: Tohoku and Beyond

28 September - 15 October 2021
London

Img: Plaza in Taiwan ringed by green trees

The Influence of Colonialism in Art Practice - Online Seminar

29 September 2021
Online

Img: Fumiaki Miura, Violin

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Cadogan Hall Season Opening Concert

29 September 2021
London


Ending Soon!
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Create An Olympic Mascot -- Yuru-Chara Design Contest

15 July - 5 September 2021
Online

Img: Paralympic exhibition logo

TOKYO 2020: Paralympic Exhibition

23 August - 5 September 2021
London

Olympic Torches

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Torches Display

13 July – 6 September 2021
London

Pure Land Japanese Garden - Lantern-Lit Evening Garden

Pure Land Japanese Garden - Lantern-Lit Evening Garden

01 August - 26 September 2021
Nottinghamshire


IMG:The Boro Repair Society @ Sustainable Fashion Week

The Boro Repair Society @ Sustainable Fashion Week

24 March - 27 September 2021
Online

Img: ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn

"A Wish for the Harvest" FINE ART PRINTS EXHIBITION by SUMIKO OKUBO

15 June - 30 September 2021 Closing date extended
London

Img:ESSENCE OF KYOTO – pop up at Sway Gallery London

ESSENCE OF KYOTO – pop up at Sway Gallery London

March - September 2021
London & Online


Currently Ongoing
Img: Framing Nature: Photography by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Nobuyoshi Araki

Framing Nature: Photography by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Nobuyoshi Araki

18 June - 3 October 2021
Norwich


House of the Setting Sun

House of the Setting Sun

26 March - 10 October 2021
Cumbria

Img:Tokolo Asao [CONNECT] Individual and Group

Tokolo Asao [CONNECT] Individual and Group

17 July - 7 November 2021
London

Img:Tokyo 1964, Designing Tomorrowa

Tokyo 1964, Designing Tomorrow

5 August - 7 November 2021
London

Img:Scoreboard at the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games

Screenings: 1964 Tokyo Olympics Short Films

5 August - 7 November 2021
London

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Chikako Yamashiro - Chinbin Western’

21 August - 21 November 2021
Dundee, Scotland

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Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

11 July - 12 December 2021
Norwich

Tokyo: Art & Photography

New Date
29 July 2021 – 3 January 2022
Oxford

Megumi Fujita Piano Recital

Megumi Fujita Piano Recital Watch on demand

Available until 4 January 2022
Online

Man standing in front of plant installation

Botanical Installation by Satoshi Kawamoto at Pantechnicon

21 July 2021 - 21 July 2022
London

Flight Paths

From 17 August 2020
Online

11th Green Park Youth Concert Featuring Pianist ONODA Arisa

11th Green Park Youth Concert Featuring Pianist ONODA Arisa Watch on demand

From 9 April 2021
Online

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