News for January 2015

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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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News

8 January 2015

New film about 'Flash of Splendour' a pioneering creative arts organisation headed by a former Daiwa Scholar

Founded in 2009, Flash of Splendour is a groundbreaking non-profit organisation, working to empower marginalised, disabled and institutionalised children and young people through the arts. Inclusivity is key to its practice. As a pioneering children’s creative arts organisation, it works with music, literature and poetry, the visual arts and theatre to transform lives.

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