Japan-Scotland Relations Archives

2020/1/24
2020
 

2019
 
​■ Presenting the Lord Provost of Edinburgh , Mr Frank Ross, with “Floral Clocks in Japan and Across the World” August 2019
​■ Courtesy visit to Aberdeen from the Mayor of Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture July 2019
​■ The second Cross-party Group on Japan meeting at Scottish Parliament June 2019
​■ Meeting with Jamie Halcro-Johnston at Scottish Partliament May 2019
​■ 25th Scottish Samurai Awards at Broomhall House May 2019
​■ Thistle and Sakura: A Glasgow – Japan networking event May 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Humza Yousaf MSP April 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on Maureen Watt MSP April 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on Mr Joe FitzPatrick April 2019
​■ The inaugural Cross-party Group on Japan meeting at Scottish Parliament March 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on the Lord Provost of Glasgow Mrs Eva Bolander March 2019
​■ Consul General’s visit to the University of Glasgow March 2019
​■ Conferment ceremony for Mrs Sayoko Smith Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays February 2019
​■ Report on the conferment ceremony for Mr Callum Farquhar’s Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY 2018 February 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on Mr Ivan Mckee MSP at the Scottish Parliament February 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on Mr Liam McArthur MSP at the Scottish Parliament January 2019
​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on Mr Bill Bowman MSP at the Scottish Parliament January  2019
 
2018

​■ Consul General’s courtesy call on the Lord Provost of Edinburgh Mr Frank Ross December 2018
Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine students in begin clinical placement for the first time in Edinburgh November 2018
Consul General’s courtesy call on Fiona Hyslop Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs for the Scottish Government November 2018
Decoration of the Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays upon Mrs Sayoko Smith by the Government of Japan November 2018
■ Consul General’s courtesy call on Ken Macintosh MSP, the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament November 2018
Nagoya University Training at Edinburgh University September 2018
​■ Visit from Hagi City July 2018
​■ Foreign Minister’s Commendation for Mr Callum Farquhar July 2018
​■ Conferment ceremony for Emeritus Professor Alan Spence’s Order of the Rising Sun Award July 2018
​■ Clinical placement agreement signed between Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine and the University of Edinburgh Medical School June 2018
​■ The first Japanese musician to win Scottish harp competition June 2018
​■ Decoration of the Order of the Rising Sun upon Professor Alan Spence by the Government of Japan April 2018
​■ Tree planting ceremony at the Residence March 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
 
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
Conferment ceremony for Mr James Millar’s Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY 2017 September 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
Japan participates for the first time in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo August 2017
19th International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB) July 2017
Foreign Minister’s Commendations for FY 2017 July 2017
Fukushima Friendship Taiko Japanese Drum Concert March 2017
 
 
2016
 
Nagoya University Training at Edinburgh University September 2016
Delegates from Nagasaki visited Scotland August 2016