News category: Theatre & Film

11 October 2014

'The Grandchildren of Hiroshima' - a London Bubble project

In May 2014, London Bubble Theatre Company was awarded a Daiwa Foundation Award to support our project The Grandchildren of Hiroshima. Following the success of our Grandchildren of the Blitz project in 2011 – in which we drew upon the stories and experiences of elders that survived the Blitz to create an intergenerational, community production – we wanted to use the experiences of this project to undertake a parallel project in Hiroshima.

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11 September 2014

5 Additional screenings of "Love Hotel" at the ICA: 26 September to 2 October 2014

The UK premiere of acclaimed new feature documentary LOVE HOTEL was held at the ICA London on Wednesday 17th September at 8pm. Given the popularity of the film the ICA has announced additional screenings for the Osaka based feature documentary LOVE HOTEL after the UK Premiere on the 17th September and extra screenings  Saturday 20th September at 3.30pm and Sunday 28th September at 2:00pm sold out. The  additional dates are Friday 26th September 8.45pm; Saturday 27th September 2.00pm; Sunday 28th September 2:00pm; Tuesday 30th September 6.40pm and  Thursday 2nd October 6.40pm.  Please find more information at: http://www.ica.org.uk/whats-on/love-hotel.

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15 July 2014

Hyper Japan Highlights 25th to the 27th of July 2014

Hyper Japan returns to Earl’s Court this summer with an exciting line up of events, covering all aspects of popular and traditional Japanese culture. Ranging from food, gaming, anime and technology, the unmissable event opens its doors on the 25th of July and runs through the weekend to the 27th.

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24 January 2014

Interview with Micha Colombo, director of 'Woman in the Dunes' at Theatre503

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation recently supported the London theatre premiere of Kobo Abe’s Woman in the Dunes, adapted as a play and directed by Micha Colombo, actor, Japanese Studies graduate and founder of Kagami Theatre, ‘a mirror onto Japanese culture’. I had the pleasure of congratulating and also interviewing Micha Colombo on 24 January, soon after her run at the Theatre503 had come to an end.

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3 May 2013

Japan 400 Concert: An Evening of Words and Music, 11 June

Join us in celebrating the arrival, 400 years ago to the day, of the first British ship to Japan with an evening of music and words drawn from the traditions of the two countries. The Daiwa Foundation’s own Director General, Jason James will take to the stage to sing, amongst an incredibly varied and distinguished

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