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A busy month for Japan-UK ties

On Tuesday 9 April I went to Heathrow to welcome Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, who was visiting London to attend the G8 Foreign Ministers’ meeting over the following two days. The Ministers covered a wide range of international issues including ...more
Spotlight on...

Our spotlight returns this month as we feature an interview with Minister Akio Miyajima who recently arrived in London to take up a dual role at the Embassy. Minister Miyajima replaces both Minister Hiroshi Noda as Minister Plenipotentiary and Minister Hiroshi Suzuki ...more
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for details of upcoming Japan-UK related events!
Exhibitions at the Embassy of Japan
In a Nutshell: Japanese netsuke from European collections
Until 31 May 2013
Open weekdays 09:30 - 17:30, except bank holidays ...more
Films at the Embassy of Japan
The Chef of South Polar
Thursday 30 May 2013, 18:30

In 1997, a research team of 8 men arrived at Dome Fuji Station in Antarctica. The station is 1,000km away ...more
The Japanese Garden Society celebrates its 20th Anniversary
The formation of the Japanese Garden Society (JGS) in 1993 was driven by a group of enthusiastic post-graduate landscape architecture students ...more
Japan Conference for Schools 2013
On 8 March 2013, 65 participants joined the Japan Conference for Schools, held at the Embassy of Japan in London. The event was an excellent ...more
Video Topics
Fascinating Diversity: Mirai - Technology for a Better Future
Business Consultant Heang Chhor explores the latest developments in robotics, clean energy and ...more
Choshu Five Series: Kaoru Inoue
This year, as we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the 'Choshu Five' in the UK, this month we introduce Kaoru Inoue who became Japan’s first Foreign Minister. ...more
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