Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo: The City of Tokyo as a Financial and Tourist Centre - Photos
On 3 February, during a short visit to London, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike joined a special event with the Japan Society, kindly hosted by WTW. See photos from the event here.
New kamishibai stories for loan!
The Japan Society’s collection of kamishibai, including both traditional folk tales and stories related to Japanese festivals, has expanded to include four new original titles!
Seeking our new Chief Executive!
We are looking for a Chief Executive with strong leadership skills, proven fundraising experience and the vision and drive to develop the organisation as we stay relevant for existing members and broaden our reach.
New Year’s Calligraphy Workshop - Photos
We are pleased to share photos from our series of kakizome (New Year’s Calligraphy) workshops held on Sunday 8 January, with calligrapher Yoko Takenami.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (53)
May I take this opportunity to wish a very Happy New Year – Shin-nen akemashite omedetou gozaimasu – to all Japan Society members? We know that 2023 will be a demanding one, given all that is happening in geopolitics and economics, as was 2022, but we can take heart from the fact that last year Japan and the UK showed that in the face of danger and aggression our two countries stood closely together in defence of the same values and principles.
Japanese New Year Card (Nengajo) Workshop - Photos
On Sunday 11 December, artist Aya Burbanks introduced participants to Nengajo, greeting cards sent during the New Year in Japan. See photos and some of the creations by participants on the day.
Japan Society Christmas Party 2022 - Photos
On Monday 5 December 2022, we were pleased to welcome members back to the Ballroom of the Japanese Embassy, by courtesy of the Japanese Ambassador. See photos from this festive occasion.