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Strength of ties reaffirmed at UK-Japan Strategic Dialogue meeting
October was another busy month in Japan-UK relations. Two events in particular stand out. In the middle of the month I returned to Japan for about a week to attend the annual meeting of Japanese Ambassadors to the European region ...more
Spotlight on... Japanese teacher Crispin Chambers, Winner of Secondary School Teacher of the Year 2013
Crispin Chambers of Tavistock College received the award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School at the Teaching Awards 2013 on 20 October. He is the first ever Japanese teacher to receive this prestigious award in the UK ...more
Exhibition at the Embassy
Teabowls inspired by Japan, made in the UK

until 20 December 2013
Mon - Fri, 09:30 - 17:30. Free entry
9th Oku Memorial Trophy Rugby Tournament to be played on 7 December 2013
"It means a great deal to me personally to honour the memory and celebrate the life of one of my closest friends" ...more
2013 Foreign Minister's Commendation - Professor Angela Davies
On 29 October 2013, Ambassador Keiichi Hayashi bestowed the Foreign Minister's Commendation upon Ms Angela Davies for her outstanding contribution ...more
Delegates from Kyushu visit London to inspire UK travellers
Kyushu as a travel destination boasts a mild, subtropical climate, plenty of sunshine and natural beauty in preserved several national parks ...more
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Autumn (03:18)
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Harvest, full moon viewing ceremonies, autumn colours - find out more about what it's like in Japan in the autumn.
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