A November Tea Ceremony

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As part of Aid For Japan’s fundraising initiatives, Akemi Solloway stages Japanese cultural events throughout the year. The Japanese Tea Ceremony is always a popular event, with Akemi explaining the history of the tradition, which dates back to the 15th … Read More

Charity Event: Japanese Tea Ceremony

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Japanese cultural lecturer, Akemi Solloway Tanaka, will explain the history and philosophy of the Japanese Tea ceremony dating from 15th century. She will teach you how to eat Japanese sweets and drink powdered tea (Macha). Akemi’s introduction can be found … Read More

Ojiya Study Abroad

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This summer, one of Akemi’s students visited Japan and helped to raise funds for Aid For Japan Ojiya Study Abroad is a non-profit organisation aimed at helping international people learn the Japanese language and learn about Japanese culture on a … Read More

Maria in the UK

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Part of Aid For Japan’s mission is to reach out to some of the orphans from the tragic events of 2011. While the charity aims to connect with these children through the annual summer residential courses, it’s also beneficial for … Read More

Orphans in the UK 2017

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Part of Aid For Japan’s mission is to reach out to some of the orphans from the tragic events of 2011. While the charity aims to connect with these children through the annual summer residential courses, it’s also beneficial for … Read More

Aid For Japan July Fundraiser

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On the 3rd July 2017, Aid For Japan partnered with the Japan International Cultural Exchange Foundation (JICEF) to stage a Japanese Culture event in London to raise awareness of the charity and also raise funds. JICEF is a Japanese-based initiative … Read More

Aid For Japan & JICEF Fundraiser

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On 11th March 2011, a disaster unlike any seen in modern times swept across Japan, claiming almost 20,000 lives and creating over 300,000 refugees in the Tohoku region. Among these were 236 children who lost everything – their homes and … Read More

Icons of Time: Memories of the Tsunami that Struck Japan

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The recently restored Fitzrovia Chapel turns gallery for a photography exhibition that commemorates six years since a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Japan’s northern coast on 11th March 2011. Photographer Tomohiro Muda’s images are a poignant record of objects and … Read More

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