Japanese Events in London

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Aug 1 – Aug 4 all-day
12:00 am
The World Shakuhachi Festival 2018 brings together many of the world’s best performers of the shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute, from all continents. It presents, at highest level, a broad cross-section of traditional and contemporary[...]
Goldsmiths, University of London
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
The Art of Gaman is a stunning new play. It was a finalist in the American Playwriting Foundation’s prestigious Relentless Award. Tomomi, a young Japanese woman stands at the hull of a ship staring out[...]
Theatre503
12:00 am
Starting the 12th October and running until 15th December, Adam Isfendiyar will be holding a photography exhibition about the life of an Ainu (indigenous people of Japan) man in Hokkaido. He has been working on this[...]
The Brunei Gallery, SOAS
Nov 17 2018 – Aug 31 2019 all-day
12:00 am
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.[...]
World Rugby Museum, Twickenham Stadium
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
12:00 am
Grimeborn Opera Festival 8pm 23rd August 3pm 24th August 8pm 24th August Origami and music. A multi-media opera installation. Verity Lane‘s two-part project draws on her 10 years’ experience of living in Japan, exploring classical[...]
Arcola Theatre
Sep 20 – Oct 12 all-day
12:00 am
LIVE SCREENINGS: Rugby World Cup 2019 The Hall, Lower Floor, Japan House. Drop in; Admission Free. Join Japan House for live screenings of the Rugby World Cup 2019. With over 10 matches lined up and[...]
Japan House
7:30 pm
AN EXCLUSIVE ONE-OFF CONTEMPORARY AND EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCE FROM TRADITIONAL OKINAWA MYM (Mutsumi, Yu and MINA) presents “Okinawan Avant-Garde Night”, an exclusive one-off music and dance performance with visuals and elements of storytelling[...]
Richmix
7:30 pm
CONFRONT RECORDINGS PRESENT: YUKA FUJII : LIKE PLANETS CINE-PHOTO (UK PREMIERE) £12£10 Advance £8 MEMBERS Tonights presentation celebrates the joint opening of an exhibition of photography by Yuka Fujii at the Pocko Gallery, together with[...]
CAFE OTO
7:15 pm
“Four striking works align, taking the audience on an exploration of reflection, purification, self and identity. Together we navigate an energetic path that illuminates the significance of our connection as human beings through unspoken word.”[...]
Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Lilian Baylis Studio
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
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