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Japan Day to be held at UCLan’s Preston campus

Posted on - 4th February, 2022 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Education, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, UCLan, What's On in Preston
The 6th Japan Day at UCLan

UCLan will welcome guests to a series of workshops during its eighth Japan Day event next Friday.

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On 11 February, from 9.30am to 4.30pm, the event will celebrate Japanese culture at the Preston Campus, where guests will enjoy various free artistic activities.

On offer are hands-on taiko Japanese drumming, language sessions, Furoshiki eco wrapping and calligraphy workshops.

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Senior Lecturer in Japanese Takako Amano said: “This is the eighth time we have run Japan Day on the Preston Campus, and it’s always a fantastic event that showcases the very best of Japan and its culture.

“After a break due to the pandemic, this time we are honoured to welcome a taiko drumming performance and workshops and language workshops by the Chief Language Adviser of the Japan Foundation.

“These activities give people in the North West of England a flavour of Japan.”

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There will also be performances, such as a tea ceremony, cosplay and Okinawa karate, and culturally inspiring stalls are on offer all day.

The event is free, but all attendees must reserve a place online.

For more information, visit – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-8th-japan-day-uclan-event-registration-and-workshop-booking-links-tickets-254492262207



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