Japanese Events in London

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12:00 am
Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa Exhibition at Japan House London This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, one of Japan’s greatest children’s book illustrators and authors, who is best known for his[...]
Japan House, London
Sep 5 – Nov 21 all-day
12:00 am
The first showing of the Japanese artist Erika Kobayashi in the UK. The exhibition explores her family history strangely intertwined with the discovery of uranium, radioactivation, invention of atomic bomb, and Sherlock Holmes. Erika Kobayashi[...]
Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix
12:00 am
Nara, in the Yamato region of Japan, was the country’s capital from AD 710–784 – and the cradle of traditional Japanese culture. This special display runs in two rooms: the Asahi Shimbun Displays (Room 3)[...]
The British Museum, Room 3 and 93
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm
9:30 am
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to introduce the London-based Japanese artist Naoya Inose to the UK public. The new geological era the Anthropocene, which means “the age of humanity”, defines the epoch we live[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Introduction by Bryony Dixon (BFI) A screening of Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s silent gangster filmWalk Cheerfully with specially composed score by Japanese music specialist Clive Bell and renowned improviser Sylvia Hallett, performed live by the[...]
The British Library
12:00 am
‘This year’s Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival continues at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, on the 19th -20th October, and we are hard at work organising everything to ensure that you will have a fantastic time. We are[...]
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales
7:30 pm
“This project is named Yū (幽) / phantom. Yū is Japanese special sensitivity, it’s means like “faintly”, “fleeting”, “airy”, “vaguely”. It’s be understood by Japanese people as also “ghost”, “apparition”, “phantom”. This performance depicts two[...]
CAFE OTO
Nov 7 2019 – Jan 31 2020 all-day
12:00 am
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to host Hiroe Saeki’s first UK solo show. Hiroe Saeki’s work inhabits a liminal zone on the edges of the perceivable: monochromatic explorations of the subject of beauty in[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
12:00 am
The Private View is a chance to have a first look at the exhibition Cosmogenesis by the Berlin-based Japanese artist Hiroe Saeki. Hiroe Saeki’s work inhabits a liminal zone on the edges of the perceivable:[...]
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Minyo Crusaders rework traditional Japanese folk songs (minyō) with Latin, African and Caribbean rhythms to create some of the most infectious music anywhere between Latin America and Japan. The punchy and inventive arrangements of this[...]
The Jazz Cafe
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
Dec 3 @ 6:45 pm
6:45 pm
Klimt & Japan–THIS EVENT IS A TALK BY DR MARKUS FELLINGER At the end of the nineteenth century, the raging art movement known as Japonism—a French term coined in the 19th century to describe the[...]
Asia House
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
6:00 pm
Hiroe Saeki’s work inhabits a liminal zone on the edges of the perceivable: monochromatic explorations of the subject of beauty in nature, delicate drawings with a weightless quality, sparse compositions evoking traditional aesthetics. As in[...]
Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society
7:00 pm
Join us on the second Monday of each month for the Japan Society Book Club. The intention is simple: to explore the themes of the book, express personal opinions on the style and content, discuss[...]
The Japan Society