Consul General of Japan in Edinburgh

Hajime Kitaoka


Text of the Consul General's comments in the Scotsman (25/01/2014) regarding Japan-China relations 


Inaugural Greeting by the Consul General in Edinburgh

About us


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Comprehensive Information on

Fukushima Daiichi NPS related issues


「Your Guide to Japan」Brochure available to download

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Cultural News and Events


13/01/2016 NEW

"Big in Japan" Art Competition for Secondary Schools

13/01/2016 NEW

"Picture Japan" Painting Competition for Primary Schools

15/12/2015 NEW

"Fiona Sushi" Recipe

09/12/2015 NEW

Japanese Film Festival 2016

03/12/2015 NEW

National Day Reception 2015

26/11/2015 NEW

'Scotland Meets Sake' - Report

24/11/2015 NEW

Lecture by Professor Zachmann of the University of Edinburgh - Report

13/11/2015 NEW

Reception for JET Programme Returnees - Report


Rugby match (Teikyo University versus Durham University)to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Teikyo University of Japan in Durham

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More information on past events can be found here


05/11/2015 NEW

Consulate 2016 Closing Days

03/09/2015 NEW

State Minister Takagi Visited Scotland

13/07/2015 NEW

「World Heritage : The Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution」


Call for applications: The Japan World Exposition 1970 Commemorative Fund (JEC Fund) Grant for FY2016  

02/07/2015 UPDATED

Latest information on issues related to the    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (PDF)     


Abenomics is progressing 

Past announcements can be found here




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