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An inspiring visit to Northern Ireland

On 16 and 17 January I made my first official visit to Northern Ireland. The trip, on which I was accompanied by seven leading London-based members of the Japanese business community, including the President of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was organised by the British Government agency Invest Northern Ireland. Following my arrival in Belfast on Wednesday 16th, I had a private meeting at Stormont Castle with First Minister Peter D. Robinson and ...more
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Films at the Embassy of Japan: Our Mother
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 18:30
The Embassy of Japan
Britain remembers victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake
Next month will mark two years since the Great East Japan earthquake and a number of events will be held around the UK where British people will remember the victims of this disaster ...more
Embassy reception marks success of landmark Japanese Studies initiative
The Programme has been a tremendous success. Not only has it sustained already existing fields of study and research ...more
Grassroots Japanese Activities in Glasgow
The 12th Hina Matsuri will be held on Saturday 2 March at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, where you will see Scottish people teaching origami and ...more
Manga Jiman 2012 Competition Results
The major manga-writing competition, now in its sixth year, continues to grow in popularity and unearth young, upcoming manga artists in the UK ...more
Japanese film programme continues around the country
This year's showcase of contemporary Japanese cinema examines the country's past through the eyes of contemporary filmmakers such as ...more
Video Topics
Fascinating Diversity: Kawaii!: Inside Japanese Pop Culture
Japanese-British artist Sputniko! explores Japanese pop culture in this episode of MOFA's video series about Japan ...more
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
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