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EU-Japan News | June 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies. The newest issue of the June 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful […]

Join EU-Japan events on decarbonization online | 30.06.2021

With the EU and Japan accelerating efforts to decarbonize and leading global action in this area, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is organising a one-year cycle of free online events bringing together experts, business leaders and other stakeholders from both sides to share ideas and experiences and identify synergies and opportunities for joint action. Join us […]

Let’s get crafty: Origami workshop for families

Our online Origami workshop for families took place on Sunday, 30th May and brought together many IJA members and people interested to learn Japanese origami folding and paper sculpture making skills. Huge thanks to everyone who joined us! We all had a lot of fun and made some really pretty origami designs! We would also […]

A night of Japanese sake tasting

Our first ever online ‘Sake Tasting Night’ took place on 29th April. The event was a huge success and we were pleased to welcome many IJA individual and corporate members to enjoy and learn the basics of sake from the comfort of their homes. The evening included not only sake tasting but our guest speakers […]

Participants needed | Survey of Japanese expatriates stationed in English-speaking countries

WizWe Corporation, which develops and operates a habituation platform, conducted a survey at the start of a joint research with Professor Mitsuhide Shiraki of the Transnational HRM Research Institute of Waseda University, “Survey research on English utilization ability and performance of Japanese overseas dispatchers”. WizWe currently is conducting the survey to measure the English ability […]

Exhibition ‘Edo in Colour – Prints from Japan’s Metropolis’ | Online Now

As the Chester Beatty continues to follow Irish government guidelines, the opening of ‘Edo in Colour – Prints from Japan’s Metropolis’ has been delayed but an online version of the exhibition, which features one hundred prints and printed books from the Chester Beatty’s renowned collections of Japanese art, can be viewed here. Bursting into life […]

‘Black Dragonfly’ – Debut Novel by Jean Pasley

We are delighted to announce the upcoming release of Jean Pasley’s novel ‘Black Dragonfly’ based on the remarkable experiences of the Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn. Over a century after his death, nomadic Irish writer, Patrick Lafcadio Hearn remains one of the most famous Westerners ever to make Japan his home. In this richly imagined novel, […]

IJA Annual General Meeting 2021 | Review

The 31st Annual General Meeting for the Ireland Japan Association took place on Wednesday, 24th March 2021. Following the official guidelines and taking into account the current situation in the country, the meeting took place online via Zoom platform. The IJA General Meeting was called prior to the AGM 2021 to discuss and vote on the […]

EU-Japan News | March 2021 Issue Available Now

EU-Japan NEWS is the quarterly newsletter of the EU-Japan Centre launched in 2003 and containing EU-Japan-related news and features on topics of interest to EU and Japan businesses and public bodies. The newest issue of the March 2021 Newsletter is available in an online and PDF version packed with the EU and Japan related news, partnering opportunities, network news and lots of other useful […]

Japanese Story: A New Season of Japanese Films Online | Volume I

If you have an interest in Japanese film history, you will be pleased to know that Irish Film Institute has announced their new season of Japanese films, online on IFI@Home: Japanese Story. Films included in the first volume of the season will be available to rent from Friday, February 5th for just €5.99, taking you through a […]