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Soft power at the Embassy

Although much of the attention Japan attracts in the world’s media tends to involve weighty issues such as security or the economy, Japan’s strengths in the cultural arena are sometimes neglected. I wish to redress the balance this month by focusing on  ‘soft power’ ...more
Remembering the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

On 11 March, three years will have passed since the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. There are a number of events around the UK taking place to remember the victims and to show support and solidarity with all of those affected in Japan ...more
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for details of upcoming Japan-UK related events!
Films at the Embassy
The Burmese Harp (r}̒G
Wednesday 16 April 2014, 18:30
Free admission. Prior registration essential
Exhibitions at the Embassy
until 18 March 2014, Admission free.

Celebrity Chefs Yoshihiro Murata and Heston Blumenthal introduce the essence of Washoku
Master of Japanese cuisine Mr Yoshihiro Murata, and renowned British chef Mr Heston ...more
Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese economy
Tuesday 25 March 2014, 18:30 to 20:00
Public lecture at London School of Economics with guest speaker Prof Motoshige Itoh, University of Tokyo ...more
Video Topics: Discovering Sake
2. Sake: History & Culture
Episode 2 of 10 MAFF sponsored short-film series where Master of Wine Sam Harrop goes on a voyage of sake discovery in Japan.
The third instalment of our series where Embassy staff introduce regional Japanese dishes that you can cook at home. This month we travel to Tohoku ...more
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