Taste of Japan: Japanese Culture and Language Day

06/07/2017, 10:00 - 17:30

Free

Please note that items with (a) next to them are open to school pupils and teachers.
Items with (b) next to them are open to Cardiff University students and members of the public.

What do you imagine when your first hear the word ‘Japan’? Some of you may imagine sushi and anime. Others may think about traditional Japanese culture, such as paintings and material arts. At this event, you can experience both traditional and current Japan through talks and workshops by experts. You also have the opportunity to get a flavour of studying and student life at Cardiff University!

Programme (provisional)
10.00-10.30: Welcome Talk about studying languages at the University (a)
10.30-11.15: Japanese Language Taster Session (a)
11.15-12.00: Cardiff University Tour by current students (a)
12.00-12.30: Lunch break/Japanese food and drink tasting (a)
12.30-13.30: Kendo Demonstration (Japanese martial arts) (b)
13.30-15.00: Parallel Workshops (Japanese calligraphy, manga drawing, origami) (a)
15.00-16.00: Lecture on Japanese Anime (b)
16.00-16.30: Koto Concert (Japanese traditional music instrument) (b)
16.30-17.30: Wine reception (b)

Please note that lunch will not be provided but various Japanese food and drinks (tea) will be available for tasting.

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Concert Hall, School of Music
Corbett Road
Cardiff
CF10 3EB


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