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A sporting spectacle to savour

Like most people in the United Kingdom and millions more around the world, I could hardly take my eyes off the action during London 2012. The entire two-week spectacle, from the stunning Opening Ceremony through the sporting events themselves ...more
JAPAN & LONDON 2012: Olympic Highlights

Team Japan had a successful Olympic campaign winning 7 gold medals, 14 silver and 17 bronze. Particularly notable results were the Japanese Women's wrestling team winning 3 gold medals and Ryota Murata who won Japan's first boxing medal since the 1964 Tokyo Games ...more
Keep an eye on our JAPAN-UK Events Calendar for details of upcoming events.
Films at the Embassy: August in the Water
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Embassy of Japan in London

Exhibition: TOKYO 1964
until 7 September 2012
Embassy of Japan

This exhibition at the Embassy of Japan takes a glimpse of Tokyo in 1964 ...more
Welcoming Ceremony at Olympic Village
Haruki Uemura (Chef de Mission, Japan Olympic Team) wrote on the Olympic Truce Wall "seiryoku-zenyou jita-kyouei", meaning "use of spiritual and physical strength for good" ...more
Fukushima Garden opening ceremony at Holland Park
A new garden at Holland Park opened on 24 July to commemorate the deep gratitude of the Japanese people to the British people ...more
Japanese Government honours The Rt. Hon Sir John Major
Ambassador Hayashi hosted a reception in honour of Sir John and Dame Norma at the Embassy of Japan on 10th July ...more
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme’s London Pre-Departure Orientation
142 new JET participants attended the London pre-Departure Orientation for the 2012 UK JET Programme ...more
Our Messages of Support for Japanese Olympic and Paralympic competitors.
Students from The Japanese School in London collected support messages for athletes in a very special way ...more

Super Hi-Vision Pubic Viewing in Japan, UK and USA
NHK held SHV Public Viewings in Japan, UK and USA, in cooperation with the BBC and the Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) ...more

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