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Prime Minister Cameron's official visit to Japan

Last month I returned to Japan in connection with a highly significant event for Japan-UK relations: the official visit of Prime Minister Cameron. This was, in fact, the first official bilateral visit to Japan by a British prime minister for nine years ...more
Spotlight on...
Counsellor Masami Tamura

I recently travelled to South Sudan as I was assigned as a Special Representative of the Liaison Office of the Government of Japan. There had been civil war there since 1955, and after more than 50 years of struggle they finally got a peace agreement in 2006 ...more
This summer, for the duration of London 2012, the Embassy of Japan will host an exhibition about the Olympic Games of TOKYO 1964. Were you there? Do you know someone who was? Do you have any stories you can tell us or souvenirs you could lend for exhibition? We would be delighted to hear from you. Please e-mail culture@ld.mofa.go.jp.
Films at the Embassy: The Crying Wind
Wednesday 23 May 2012
The Embassy of Japan in London

Japan's football teams looking for Olympic success!
The official draw for the group phases of the men's and women's Olympic football tournament took place at Wembley stadium on 24 April ...more
Japanese productions in London 2012 Festival's World Shakespeare Festival by former teacher and pupil
Chiten brings Coriolanus to The Globe
The universal appeal of Shakespeare is evident in classrooms, theatres and cultures across the world ...more
Ninagawa's Cymbeline at the Barbican
Yukio Ninagawa brings a new Japanese language production of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline to the Barbican this month ...more
New Japanese gallery at Maidstone Museum opened
Maidstone Museum's new gallery, 'Japan: Land of power, craft and culture', was opened on 22 April ...more
Ambassador Hayashi visits South Wales
Ambassador Hayashi paid his first official visit to South Wales since taking up his appointment and fulfilled a full day of engagements ...more
World's tallest tower, Tokyo Sky Tree, to open on 22 May 2012
Tuesday 22 May will see the opening of Tokyo Sky Tree, which at a height of 634 metres, makes it the tallest freestanding tower in the world ...more
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