News for December 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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18 December 2012

UK-Japan Mathematical Forum Public Lecture at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation on Wednesday, 9 January 2013

UK-Japan Mathematical Forum Public Lecture Date and Time: Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 14:00-16:30 Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House 13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle) London NW1 4QP (nearest underground station: Baker Street) Tel: 020 7486 4348   This free event is sponsored by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and the UK-Japan Mathematical Forum, and endorsed by JSPS and

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3 December 2012

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori at the British Museum on Friday 7 December, 6:30pm

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori Japan at the British Museum on Friday 7 December 2012 at 6.30pm in the Stevenson Lecture Theatre | £5 (members/concessions £3). Booking is essential. http://sainsbury-institute.org/news-events/special-event-at-the-british-museum The Jōmon, Japan’s oldest known culture, are the inspiration behind Yamagami Susumu’s ethereal music, which he performs on a shakuhachi (traditional Japanese flute) and a tsugaru shamisen

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