Japan Room Lecture: The Colourful Festivals of Kyoto

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Tuesday 30 May 2017

This lectures covers the major matsuri held in the City of Kyoto, some of the lesser-known festivals and a few of the more unusual festival held every year.

Dogs Without Names – film screening and Q&A with director and contributors

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Wednesday 31 May2017

We are delighted to welcome director Akane Yamada to the UK for this special screening of her moving docu-drama on animal adoption centres and shelters around Japan.

Trooping the Colour 2017 – Special Seats at the Major General’s Review

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Saturday 3 June 2017

The Society has once again applied for seats for the dress rehearsal for the Queen’s birthday parade.

Behind the Scenes at Hankyu Department Store’s celebrated British Fair

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Monday 5 June 2017

Join us for an evening discussing Hankyu’s British Fair concept and the image of British culture among the Japanese consumer.

Japanese Conversation Group

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Tuesday 6 June 2017

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.

Japan Society Book Club: The Samurai by Shusaku Endo

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Monday 12 June 2017

Set in the period preceding the Christian persecutions in Japan, The Samurai traces the steps of some of the first Japanese to set foot on European soil.

Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave – private view of the British Museum exhibition with curator Tim Clark

Clear day with a southern breeze (Red Fuji) from Thirty-Six Views of Mt Fuji. Colour woodblock, 1831.
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Tuesday 13 June 2017

An exclusive private view of the British Museum exhibition ‘Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave’ with curator Tim Clark.

Women in the World of Haruki Murakami – Gitte Marianne Hansen

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Monday 19 June 2017

In this talk Dr Gitte Marianne Hansen discusses her current research on the female characters in the works of Japanese writer Haruki Murakami.

Joint Lunch with JCCI: with special guest Nick Clegg MP

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Wednesday 21 June 2017

The Japan Society and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK are delighted to welcome Mr Clegg, who will speak on the key issues facing the UK during the Brexit process.

Japan Society Golf Tournament 2017

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Thursday 29 June 2017

The Japan Society’s annual Golf Tournament, for the Asprey and Garrard Plate, will take place on the Old Course at Essendon Country Club, designed by Fred Hawtree – a delightful assortment of challenging par-threes, tight par-fours and expansive par-fives. The format will be Stableford and the event includes breakfast, 18 holes of golf and lunch.

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