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Aid For Japan at Doki Doki Festival
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Earlier this month, Manchester hosted the third Doki Doki Festival – an annual event celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture. “doki doki” is a Japanese phrase that refers to the sound of... Read More

Autumn Report 2016
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One of Aid For Japan’s regular tasks revolves around visits to Japan to forge partnerships and also to help raise awareness of the charity and its goals. In the autumn months, Aid For... Read More

Doki Doki Festival to support Aid For Japan
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Doki Doki – The Manchester Japanese Festival is an annual event held in Manchester celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture. The organisers of the event have selected Aid For Japan as their... Read More

The History Of The Kimono
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Exploring the history and tradition of Japanese clothing. The Japanese word kimono (着物) translates to “thing to wear” (着 ki “wear” and 物 mono “thing”) but this simple definition is eclipsed by the... Read More

Preview: The History Of The Kimono
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Akemi Solloway will be hosting a special event this Thursday revolving around the the History Of The Kimono as part of a fundraising exercise for Aid For Japan. The presentation will explore the... Read More

Orphans in the UK : Alex’s Story
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When the orphans recently visited the UK, they were accompanied by some of Aid For Japan’s volunteers – who had done an amazing job in Japan earlier this year in helping to raise... Read More