Tuesday, 3rd May 2011, 6.30pm
and every first Tuesday of the month
The Old Explorer (Lower Ground Floor)
23 Great Castle Street
London, W1G 0HY
Standard Admission ￡5.50,
£1 Discount for: JS Members/Students/Regulars
The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at The Old Explorer, a central London pub. They begin at 6.30pm with a pay-as-you-go bar, and finish around 10.30pm.
You will receive all discounts for which you qualify. The Regular Attendee Discount will apply if you attended at least 50% of meetings during the previous calendar year, or once you attend six meetings in the current year.
Please visit the Japanese Conversation Group website www.japaneseconversationgroup.co.uk for further details on their programme, which may be subject to change.
To celebrate their 15th anniversary, the german electronic label Raster-Noton have confirmed a line-up for the opening night of Short Circuit Festival, which features the premier of Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto’s new piece, plus performances from Anne James Chaton, Grischa Lichtenberger, Atom TM, Byetone and Mark Fell.
Opening with the world premiere of Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto’s fifth collaborative release on Raster-Noton, this is an unusual creative partnership between the oscar-prize honored film composer Sakamoto and the fine artist and electronic music pioneer Carsten Nicolai.
The Short-Circuit Festival organization have kindly offered Japan Society members the chance to win on of 5 pairs of tickets to the event.
To enter – simply send your name, email address, daytime telephone number and the name of your nearest venue to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5.30pm on Monday 9th May 2011. If you do not have an email, please telephone the Japan Society office on 020 7828 6330. The winner will be chosen at random and notified accordingly. Tickets will be available to pick up from the box office on the day.
Event details here.