Japanese Events in London

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Brave Blossoms: the History of Rugby in Japan @ World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium
Brave Blossoms: the History of Rugby in Japan @ World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium
Jun 30 all-day
Brave Blossoms: the History of Rugby in Japan @ World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium | England | United Kingdom
Explore the full history of the birth and evolution of rugby union in Japan, from 1866 when Yokohama became the site of the oldest rugby club in Asia, to being awarded Rugby World Cup 2019.[...]
Music in Ukiyo-e @ Japanese Gallery Kensington
Music in Ukiyo-e @ Japanese Gallery Kensington
Jun 30 all-day
Music in Ukiyo-e @ Japanese Gallery Kensington
Music in Ukiyo-e figured in many ways – through the act of listening or playing, or through music’s place in relation to a depicted character, perhaps a theatre actor or a geisha. These prints illustrate[...]
Manga マンガ @ The British Museum
Manga マンガ @ The British Museum
Jun 30 all-day
Manga マンガ @ The British Museum
Enter a graphic world where art and storytelling collide in the largest exhibition of manga ever to take place outside of Japan. Manga is a visual narrative art form that has become a multimedia global[...]
This is MANGA – the art of Urusawa Naoki @ Japan House, London
This is MANGA – the art of Urusawa Naoki @ Japan House, London
Jun 30 all-day
This is MANGA - the art of Urusawa Naoki @ Japan House, London
OPENING HOURS: Monday to Saturday 10:00–20:00 Sundays & Bank Holidays 12:00–18:00 Admission Free *Opening hours may vary depending on events, so please check our website on the day of your visit This summer Japan House[...]
Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour @ Dorothy Circus Gallery
Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour @ Dorothy Circus Gallery
Jun 30 all-day
Hikari Shimoda: Stand Up, Saviour @ Dorothy Circus Gallery
The colourful and disarming artworks by the Japanese pop painter Hikari Shimoda will intertwine with the emotional and poetic Street Art by the Italian Millo, filling up Dorothy Circus Gallery’s walls. The intense dialogue between[...]
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
Jun 30 all-day
Serpentine Pavilion 2019 designed by Junya Ishigami @ Serpentine Pavilion
The Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena, has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2019.
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12:00 am Everything Comes in Waves by Kentaro Yamada @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Everything Comes in Waves by Kentaro Yamada @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Jun 30 @ 12:00 am – Jul 1 @ 12:00 am
Everything Comes in Waves by Kentaro Yamada @ Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the London-based Japanese artist Kentaro Yamada to the UK public. Everything comes in waves is his first solo exhibition in London. Yamada is interested in the encounter[...]
12:00 pm Yokimono Japanese Market @ The Factory Dalston
Yokimono Japanese Market @ The Factory Dalston
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yokimono Japanese Market @ The Factory Dalston
YOKIMONO (meaning ‘good things’ in Japanese) are proudly presenting a Japanese-themed market and cultural event in Dalston, East London. There will be plenty on offer, all made in Japan, or produced by Japanese artists and[...]