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15 September 2016

The end of the Tokyo Madrigal Club

I received an invitation today for what will apparently be the final concert of the Tokyo Madrigal Club. Admission is free, and it’s on October 10 (a National Holiday in Japan) from 2.30-4.30, at Wesleyan Holiness Asakusabashi Church. I’m not sure how many people have heard of the Tokyo Madrigal Club, but it’s the end

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3 September 2016

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2016 (Wales)

The Kotatsu festival – the largest festival of Japanese animation in Wales – returns for its sixth year!
24th – 25th September 2016 at ‘Chapter’, Cardiff
and 15th October 2016 at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre

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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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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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