News for April 2012

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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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20 April 2012

Understanding Takemitsu

We had a very well-attended event this afternoon at which Dr. Noriko Ohtake shed light on the music of Japan’s best-known 20th century composer, Tōru Takemitsu.

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11 April 2012

Daiwa Tohoku Scholarships 2012 - applications now open

2011年3月11日の東日本大震災を受け、大和日英基金は、ブリティッシュ・カウンシルとの提携によ り、東日本大震災被災地域の学生支援のため、奨学基金「大和日英基金東北スコラーシップ(ブリティッシュ・カウンシル提携)」を設立いたしました。昨年に引き 続き、2012年も奨学生を募集いたします。

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10 April 2012

'Coriolanus': A Talk by Globe to Globe Festival Director Tom Bird

At any one time, somewhere around the globe, a Shakespeare play is being performed. Recognising that Shakespeare is not just a poet and playwright for London or the UK but for the entire world Tom Bird, Festival Director of Globe to Globe, has been on a whistle-stop tour of the world in search of Shakespeare.

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