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26 August 2016

A Kyoto theatre group and Deptford musicians collaborating on double bill in London and Stroud in September 2016

“117 – one one seven” & “Ghost House Gone House” – This double bill theatre and music event, presented by Kyoto-based theatre group, BRDG and Deptford-based music duo, Rabbit is about an old Victorian house which used to exist at 117 Lewisham Way, New Cross, London, and the family which used to live there. UK performances in September 2016.

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23 August 2016

The Daiwa Foundation launches a new website!

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new look website! After many years with our former design, we thought it was now appropriate to replace the old website with a new, more advanced and user-friendly website. The website is a culmination of months of hard work, and we all very much hope that you

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8 August 2016

Daiwa Adrian Prizes 2016: Winners Announced

Winners of the 2016 Daiwa Adrian Prizes, the prestigious awards for scientific collaboration in the UK and Japan, have been announced. Following an assessment conducted by a panel of Fellows of the Royal Society, the Trustees of The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation have awarded four Daiwa Adrian Prizes of £10,000 to joint UK-Japan scientific research teams.

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3 August 2016

Carl Randall's London Portraits - Video Documentary

‘London Portraits’  is a recent project by Daiwa scholarship alumnus Carl Randall – a series of 15 portraits of people who have contributed to British culture and society, each in their own chosen locations in London. The beautifully filmed and structured 11-minute video shows him at work – for each person he first travels to

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3 August 2016

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2016 (Wales)

  ©Shunji Iwai, “The Murder Case of Hana and Alice” ^ 24th – 25th September 2016 at ‘Chapter’, Cardiff and 15th October 2016 at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre The Kotatsu festival – the largest festival of Japanese animation in Wales – returns for its sixth year, bringing with it an expansive and varied line-up of films, cultural activities

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28 July 2016

Daiwa Scholar 2015 Andrew Jones's fundraising efforts

In April/May 2016,  Andrew Jones, a 2015 Daiwa Scholar, decided to run a marathon. In his own words, “I thought that it would be a fitting opportunity to try and raise a few yen for a worthy cause. As an added bonus for those funding this potentially ill-advised endeavour, I decided to push my wee legs a little further and climb Mount Fuji the next day. 

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10 June 2016

Daiwa Foundation funds projects ranging from robots to rugby

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation (www.dajf.org.uk) has published details of grants awarded to support UK-Japan projects in its latest funding round. One researcher from Swansea University will travel to Fukuoka University to research the most effective way to kick a rugby ball and to deliver public workshops on science in rugby ahead of the 2019 Rugby

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26 May 2016

Ojiya Study Abroad Programme

Ojiya Study Abroad Programme in Niigata

Ojiya Study Abroad Programme – Ojiya Study Abroad is a non-profit organization aimed at helping international people learn the Japanese language and learn about Japanese culture on a small budget. OSA is fully supported by the City of Ojiya in Niigata and offers individuals the opportunity to study in a more traditional Japanese environment. Through OSA you will be able to study in our lovely city for 6 weeks to 2 years at a cost that is roughly half of what you would be paying for in a large language school that the big cities of Japan offer. 

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11 April 2016

Tsuyoshi Anzai featured in the Royal British Society of Sculptors bursary awards group exhibition until 20 May 2016

This vibrant exhibition showcases the work of the ten winners of the RBS Bursary Awards 2015 who represent the best and brightest emerging contemporary sculptors and includes work by Tsuyoshi Anzai. Anzai graduated with an MA in Film and New Media from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 2011, and is the 2015-2016 recipient of the ‘Core Programme’ residency at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas.

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