Consul General's Speeches

You can find some of the Consul General's speeches archived here.

October 26th 2018
Inaugural greeting from Consul General Mr Nozomu Takaoka
髙岡望総領事着任挨拶

November 23rd 2018
Address from Consul General Takaoka: JET Programme Returnee Reception 2018

November 24th 2018
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Ms. Kumiko Hatori's Memorial Service

December 5th 2018 
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Emperor’s Birthday Reception

December 6th 2018
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Kyo Mai Inoue-Ryu Event in Edinburgh

January 24th 2019
2019新年祝賀会での髙岡総領事の挨拶

February 2nd 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Mr Callum Farquhar’s Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY 2018

February 13th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Conferment ceremony for Mrs Sayoko Smith - Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays

February 14th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: 'Brexit from a Japanese Perspective' lecture at the University of Stirling

February 21st 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Asia Scotland Institute seminar

February 25th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Wagyu Seminar

February 26th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Peaceful town Art Competition

February 27th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Inaugural meeting of the Cross-Party Group on Japan

March 16th 2019
平成31年度北東イングランド補習授業校卒業式髙岡総領事祝辞  

March 18th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Queen Margaret University - International organisational response to new global challenges

March 21st 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: The Japanese Garden at Cowden

March 29th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Orkney Council Chambers meeting
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Orkney Japanese Association reception

March 31st 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: North East Japanese Women’s Association meeting at Durham Castle

April 5th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Abdication lecture at Broomhall House

April 23rd 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Thistle and Sakura: A Glasgow – Japan networking event  

May 2nd 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Lecture by Professor Will Reed at the University of Edinburgh

May 12th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: The Scottish Samurai Awards

June 4th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Mitsubishi Pump It Up School Challenge 2019

June 18th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: The second Cross-party Group on Japan meeting at Scottish Parliament

June 22nd 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Ayreshire Fiddle Orchestra Farewell Performance

July 17th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Opening Ceremony at Broughton House

July 19th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: JET Programme Pre-departure Reception 2019

August 14th 2019
Address from Consul General Takaoka: Opening Reception for Japanese performers at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe