News for March 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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21 March 2013

In Conversation With Hiraku Suzuki, New Exhibition at Daiwa Japan House Gallery

  The elegant Georgian rooms that make up the Daiwa Foundation Japan House Gallery have been transformed by Berlin-based Japanese artist, Hiraku Suzuki. Mystical swirls of hieroglyphic text, shimmering silver silhouettes and tomb-shaped graphite rubbings create an unworldly, primeval atmosphere for the new exhibition, Excavated Reverberations. The symbols that are a reoccurring motif in these

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12 March 2013

Abeya- Japanese Folk Musicians Visit UK Supported by the Daiwa Foundation

Japanese folk music group Abeya will be visiting the UK in March, supported by a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant, awarded in the September 2012 round. They will play two concerts, one at Durham University as part of the University’s Musicon Festival of East Asian Music on Wednesday 13 March at 7:30pm at the University Music

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12 March 2013

'Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper', exhibition in Norwich from 12 March

Exhibition at The Gallery at Norwich University of the Arts from 12 March to 20 April 2013 Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper The Gallery at Nowich University of the Arts will be showing two collections of international importance: the Parkes Collection (1869-70) from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the 21st century washi lent

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8 March 2013

Dancer and Choreographer, Sioned Huws, exhibiting at the Centre 4 Recent Drawings until 23 March

The choreographer and dancer, Sioned Huws, has been collaborating with artists from Aomori and Tokyo, including dancers, musicians, singers and visual/performance artists;  and has held a variety of performances in Japan and the UK as part of the Aomori Project: Of Landscapes Remembered, which the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was happy to support with a Daiwa Foundation Award. She

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