News for April 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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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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