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

Aid for Japan at Doki Doki 2017
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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
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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 once again selected Aid For Japan as their charity of choice for this … 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

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