Rabbit Miners and Coal-Picking Women: The Mining Art of Sakubei Yamamoto
A unique exhibition of ink drawings and watercolour paintings by Sakubei Yamamoto displayed around the coal mine at the Big Pit National Coal Museum in Pontypool, Wales.
Promoting Culture & Diversity through STEAM & Digital
Activities enabling a group of young people in Belfast to try new things and learn about both traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
A Celebration of Pontypool and Japan
A week of events introducing the local community to aspects of Japan and Japanese culture, celebrating the unique relationship between Japan and the town of Pontypool and the world-famous Pontypool Japan tinware.
Tara Arts invited Professor Kazumi Shimodate of Tohoku Gakuin University and his theatre production ‘Ainu Othello’, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello, to London to present the cultural diversity in Japan by using Shakespeare Plays.
Between The Stones – Getting to Noh from Page to Stage
The Between the Stones Project comprised the development of a new English language noh drama by Jannette Cheong and Richard Emmert, plus a programme of education and outreach activities providing an up-close understanding of noh ‘from page to stage’.
Dorozome of Amami Oshima: Mud Dyeing Lecture and Workshop
Three craftspeople from the workshop Kanai Kougei, Amami Oshima, Japan, a company specialising in dorozome (mud dyeing) were invited to the UK to take part in a short programme of lectures and workshops for both academics and the general public.
Exploring Japanese Calligraphy
Students at Chase Bridge Primary School created calligraphy inspired artwork to be put on display, as part of a broader project to embed learning of Japanese language, art and culture into a revised curriculum.
Foyle O-Bon Festival
The fourth edition of the family O-Bon festival held in Derry, Northern Ireland. The festival included taiko drumming, bon odori, lantern processions, Japanese arts and crafts and food demonstrations.