News for March 2014

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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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25 March 2014

'Haiku Prelude – Haiku Kami 2014', 7 – 12 April 2014 in London

Project Haiku Prelude – Haiku Kami is dedicated to the victims of the Great Eastern Tohoku Earthquake at 11th March 2011. It consists series of paintings inspired by haiku. The project’s publication, proceeds from which are donated annually to Momo – Kaki Orphans Fund, is chaired by Tadao Ando (www.momokaki.org). It is the first publication of its kind and as such it has received support and encouragement from all the living authors, whose haiku is included in the project as well as institutions and organisations.

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24 March 2014

'Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist' at Tate Liverpool until 11 May 2014

Discover the work of contemporary American artist Richard Hawkins in Richard Hawkins: Hijikata Twist, his first museum exhibition in the UK. The exhibition at Tate Liverpool brings together new works by the artist, exploring the ways in which classic Western figurative painting can be interpreted or ‘twisted’ to create ideas far beyond the established ideas of art history. 

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting educational activities related to this exhibition. 

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