News for April 2013

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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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30 April 2013

Japanese Language Talking Tour at the ICA for the Bernadette Corporation Exhibition 6.30pm May 9

Erica Shiozaki, a curator and writer who lives and works in London, will give a free Touring Talk of the ICA’s Bernadette Corporation Exhibition in Japanese on Thursday 9 May at 6.30pm. Erica’s recent exhibitions include The Unethical Anthropologist, FOLD Gallery, London 2012, and recent publication includes  LABOUR ≠ PROSPERITY, in Misery Connoisseur, London, UK.  Register online at the RCA’s

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11 April 2013

Aomori Project at Borough Hall, Greenwich

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. This

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10 April 2013

Netsuke Exhibition at the Embassy of Japan

In a Nutshell, Japanese netsuke from European collections

Unmistakably Japanese, yet sourced exclusively from European collections, this exhibition at the Japanese Embassy reflects the burgeoning interest for netsuke in the Western world, giving an insight into some of the finest collections of these miniature carvings to be found on earth.

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4 April 2013

Japan v MCC Cricket Match, Lord’s Cricket Ground on Sunday 28 April

The Japan national cricket team will play a match against the MCC at Lord’s Ground on Sunday 28 April. There will be no charge to attend the match but you must have a (free) ticket. How to get tickets: apply direct for free tickets to the MCC. Ticket Office (stating your name, address and the number of

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