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Message from the JICC
With the summer holidays in full swing, we turn the spotlight on ourselves for our feature article in our latest webmagazine edition. Learn more about what the Japan Information and Culture Centre does on a day-to-day basis, and what we can do for you. Newly appointed Defence Attaché Captain Keizo Kitagawa talks about the Japanese Training Squadron's visit to Portsmouth and we have a feature interview with the winners of last year's Manga Jiman competition. They tell us about their journey since winning the competition and about their design for this year's competition leaflet.
Spotlight on... Japan Information and Cultural Centre (JICC)

This month we turn the spotlight on ourselves at the JICC, introducing what goes on in our office on a day-to-day basis and suggesting how you can connect with us. The aim of the JICC is to nurture the relationship between British people and their Japanese counterparts ...more
Japanese Training Squadron visits Portsmouth by Captain Keizo Kitagawa, Defence Attaché, Embassy of Japan
The JTS visited UK on a very special occasion as this year marks the 400th anniversary of the start of bilateral ...more
Manga Jiman winners capture the Choshu Five for this year's competition leaflet
Last year’s Manga Jiman winners tell us about their TV celebrity status, top tips and their thoughts on the Choshu Five ...more
Popularity of sake continues to grow in the UK
In the UK, many people have started to discover the beauty and variety of sake in spite of its mystery ...more
Japan at the Edinburgh Festival 2013
We take a look at some of the Japan-related events at this year's Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe Festival ...more
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Summer (03:42)
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Festivals, beaches, fireworks, how to keep cool - an insight into summer in Japan.
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