News for July 2011

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18 September 2017

Japanese Sandscapes: The Tale of Mt Fuji

Experience a night of experimental Japanese music, sand art, authentic Japanese cuisine and specialty Sake at London’s newest venue, The Shaft!

The event will be held over two days at The Shaft, Brunel Museum.
① 8pm, Friday 20th October 2017 (7pm food & drinks)
② 3pm, Saturday 21st October 2017 (2pm food & drinks)
Tickets: £10/£5 concessions

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8 September 2017

Leach Pottery

Masterclass at Leach Pottery with Jill Fanshawe Kato on 28 October 2017

With a focus on Japanese food and drink, this masterclass and talk delivered by Jill Fanshawe Kato at the Leach Pottery in St Ives will trace the influences which have contributed to this unique cuisine. In the tea ceremony, which reached its zenith in the 16th century, numerous small ceramic dishes presented on lacquer trays would be used in ceremonies lasting many hours and attended by nobility and rulers of the country.

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1 September 2017

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival returns to Cardiff and Aberystwyth this September and October

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival returns to Wales (ChapterSeptember 29th – October 1st, 2017Aberystwyth Arts Centre – October 28th, 2017) for another edition in 2017 with audiences able to enjoy a whole host of Welsh premieres, a Japanese marketplace, and a Q&A and special film screening hosted by an important figure from the Japanese animation industry. Follow this link for the press release.

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26 July 2011

WEA course: Art History: Japanese Art, Culture and Society, from 3 Oct 2011

The WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) for Adult Learning will be operating a course with the support of  the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. This course will help to develop an understanding of the Japanese artistic and cultural approach, providing knowledge about key aesthetics and other essential issues relating to Japanese art and culture.

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18 July 2011

Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarships: Application deadline approaching

In response to the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the north east of Japan, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, in partnership with the British Council in Japan, launched a £250,000 scholarship fund to support Japanese students in the Tohoku region. The deadline for applications is 31 August 2011.

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12 July 2011

Eastside Festival - all day 23 July 2011 at Stratford Circus

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support this day of Japan-related events conceived by Jah Wobble and his team.  Donations for free workshops were sent to the relief fund for Japanese communities who have been affected in the recent natural and environmental disasters. Most of the workshops were free to attend though Joji Hirota’s drumming performance and Jah Wobble and his Japanese Dub Orchestra were ticketed events.  For more information, click here for the website and here for the Matsuri flyer.

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