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Japan Matsuri 2019

Last Sunday we went to London for the Japan Matsuri; and annual festival for Japanese culture held in Trafalgar Square :) We’ve been once before, but that was about 10 years ago, and it was in a much smaller venue … Continue reading

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Masters of Japanese prints: Hokusai and Hiroshige landscapes

The other week we went to Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to see an exhibition called “Masters of Japanese prints: Hokusai and Hiroshige landscapes” :) Unfortunately we were a bit late getting round to see this, but it was the first … Continue reading

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Tanabata (Star Festival)

Tanabata is a Japanese festival which takes place on the 7th of July. The story behind the festival is that this is the only night of the year when 2 deities (Orihime and Hikoboshi), who are lovers, are allowed to … Continue reading

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