Culture and Education Past News and Events

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Japan Week at Stirling University February 2018
Report on the conferment ceremony for Mrs Deborah Hathorn’s Order of the Rising Sun Award February 2018
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma’s visit to the V&A Museum of Design in Dundee February 2018
New Year Reception January 2018
2018 New Year Message from the Consul General January 2018
Japanese Language and Culture Youth Conference December 2017
“The background to Japan’s modernisation” lecture December 2017
The Emperor’s Birthday Reception December 2017
“Washi: Umi O Koete, Paper From Across the Sea” opening reception November 2017
Rakugo performance and workshop at the University of Edinburgh November 2017
Japan Day at Edinburgh Zoo November 2017
Conferral of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays, by the Government of Japan upon Mrs Deborah Christian Hathorn November 2017
JET  programme returnee reception November 2017
"Japanese Robots and the Future" lecture September 2017
Cultural event celebrating the reopening of Cowden Castle's Japanese garden after fifty years September 2017
Japanese traditional cultural performance, musical accompaniment for kabuki theatre September 2017
Lecture “Scots and the Making of Meiji Japan” September 2017
Conferment ceremony for Mr James Millar’s Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY 2017 September 2017
“Japanese for Young Scottish Learners: Practice, pedagogy and reflection” conference August 2017
Ambassador Tsuruoka’s visit to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and meeting with the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force Central Band August 2017
Cultural event celebrating 20 years of friendship between Edinburgh and Kyoto August 2017
Fringe Performance - My Complex, “Little Boy” August 2017
Fringe Performance - Busu Theatre, “Busu and the Damask Drum” August 2017
Fringe Performance – Misheru Hikari, “She and Her Cat” August 2017
Fringe Performance – Kensaku Satou, “One” August 2017