News for April 2012

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5 December 2018

The "Yamatorige” Project: Returning a National Treasure to its Rightful Home

One of our 2017 Daiwa Scholars Tumi Markan is currently helping to run the international component of the campaign – to raise the capital needed to buy the famous “Yamatorige (山鳥毛)”, an art sword designated as a National Treasure of Japan, for the internationally-recognised Bizen Osafune Sword Museum – both creating and running the online crowdfunding page, as well as working with the museum’s master craftspeople to create promotional and informative content for the project.

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27 November 2018

Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2010

The Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-20 bridges the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Japan will organise the Japan Season of Culture in the UK, and the UK will oversee the UK Season of Culture in Japan in parallel. This was agreed between the Prime Ministers of Japan and the UK

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20 November 2018

Alumnus Carl Randall in group exhibition at Flowers Gallery London, 29 November until 5 January 2019

Alumnus and artist Carl Randall is included in the group exhibition Small is Beautiful at Flowers Gallery, Cork Street,  London W1S 3LZ, 29th November 2018 until 5th January 2019. Flowers is one of the UK’s leading commercial galleries, with galleries in New York, Central London and East London, representing prominent British figurative painters such as

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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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