News for November 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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5 November 2013

Mixed-media dance performances in Tokyo: 22, 30 November and 9,10 December 2013

Rosa van Hensbergen, one of the 2012 Daiwa Scholars, is currently involved in a number of mixed-media dance performances taking place in Tokyo over the next two months (22 November, 30 November, 9 and 10 December). These are part of an ongoing collaborative project, INPUT PLACE, with ShaLeigh Comerford (American choreographer and director of ShaLeigh Dance Works) and Joe Snape (British electronic composer and researcher). All performances require advance reservation, and as seating is very limited, if you would like to come please book now to avoid disappointment. There is more information on events, times, and bookings below, and there will be regular project updates at the website inputplace.com, due to go live by 10 November 2013.

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4 November 2013

Natural Flux at Brick Lane Gallery (Annexe), 6-11 November 2013

The exhibition NATURAL FLUX is a unique exploration of nature as contemporary art, through the medium of bonsai and will be showing at Brick Lane Gallery Annexe (93-95 Sclater Street)  6th-11th November. NATURAL FLUX was initiated by professional bonsai specialist Peter Warren and is the continuation of an idea which dates back over 150 years in Japanese

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