Saturday, 8 November 2008

"6th Form Japan Day", a Global Perspective, a Door to New Opportunities

Date: Friday, 21st November 2008, 11:30am for 12:15pm
Venue: Westminster Academy London W2 5EZ
Fee: Free of charge (Deadline for registrations: 17th November 2008)

The Japan Society and The Embassy of Japan are pleased to invite sixth formers to attend a FREE one-day course about Japan, its culture and its role in the global community. The day is designed to give insights into aspects of Japan, traditional and modern, through lectures and practical workshops.
It is aimed at students who are studying Japanese, but will also be of interest to those who have not had the opportunity do so formally at school, but who are considering doing Japanese studies at university. The course will feature lectures on Japanese culture, politics and economy.
Smaller elective workshops will allow students to explore a range of subjects, from taiko drumming, noh drama, and yosemoji calligraphy, to the contemporary world of anime. The day will include the UK premiere of 'Ehon' - a dramatic re-telling of Japanese stories with images and live musical accompaniment, and will end with a Japanese 'obento' style supper for those who wish to stay on. Information on Japan-related study and career options will give pointers on further opportunities, for students hoping to pursue their interest beyond school.
Places are limited and will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis.

To confirm your students' attendance, please return the booking form by post, fax or email. Students may attend on their own or accompanied by a member of staff. If you would like to reserve places or have any questions about this event, please contact Anna Davis by email to or by telephone on 020 7592 7039.
BOOK YOUR PLACES TODAY! Numbers are limited, so to ensure your place please return the booking form, or
contact Anna Davis on tel: 020 7592 7039 or

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