Aid for Japan at Doki Doki 2017

Doki Doki is an annual Japanese cultural event held in Manchester. It’s an event that combines both traditional Japanese culture as well as anime, manga, music and cosplay. This year, the event once again chose Aid For Japan as its … Read More

Doki Doki Festival 2017 to support Aid For Japan

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 once again selected Aid For Japan as their charity of choice for this … Read More

Charity Event: Japanese Tea Ceremony

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘Sleeping Beauty’ Fundraiser Success!

One of the sources of Aid For Japan’s funding is from volunteers devoting their time to raise money for the charity through a variety of activities. When Emile Goldberg was told by his daughter that her ballet school wanted to … Read More

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