News for January 2013

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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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29 January 2013

Job Vacancy at the Japan Local Government Centre, Whitehall

The Japan Local Government Centre (JLGC) is recruiting for the position of an Assistant Researcher for their office in Whitehall. Details are as follows. 1 Job title: Assistant Researcher 2 Location: Whitehall, Central London 3 Salary: £22,680-£26,640 (depending on experience) 4 Duration: One year contract from 1st of April 2013 (up to 2 years) 5 Closing

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18 January 2013

'Mark-ing' - on at Gallery Libby Sellers until 25 January 2013

Mark-ing is an exhibition exploring the subtle differences and parallels between  British and Japanese culture. The showcase presents work by 16 contemporary designers, eight from each country, alongside the ordinary objects that have influenced their careers. The exhibition has been curated by Tsuyoshi Matsuzawa and Max Fraser, was organised by the British Council and E&Y co., ltd, and received a Daiwa Foundation

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