Update from JICC

Manga Jiman: The Winners' Exhibition is now open at the Embassy. Visitors can enjoy reading all the shortlisted entries from the 15th Manga Jiman Competition. The exhibition runs until mid-June and is open on weekdays from 09:30 to 17:30. For more details about the competition winners click here.

Earlier this month, Ambassador Hayashi attended a ceremony at University College London for the rededication of their Japanese garden. The ceremony was held to celebrate the cherry trees gifted to the university via the Japan-UK Sakura Cherry Tree Project in 2020, as well as the monuments to the Choshu Five. You can read about the event here.

Lastly, a reminder that the JICC library is now open to the public. Please note that you must make an appointment in advance as numbers are strictly limited each day. For more details check here.

A new quiz about Tokushima Prefecture!

Tokushima is one of the prefectures on Japan's island of Shikoku. Famous for its lively bon dance festival (Awa odori) and for the starting place of the Shikoku 88-temple pilgrimage (henro), test your knowledge of the region in our short quiz!