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Our Activities (May 2014)

31 May 2014 - Irish National Kendo Championship and Japanese Ambassador’s Cup

On 31 May, the Irish National Kendo Championship and Japanese Ambassador’s Cup were held by the Irish Kendo Federation and the Embassy of Japan in Dublin with around 40 competitors taking part.

8 May 2014 - Japan-Ireland Friendly Hurling Match

On 8 May, a friendly hurling match was held between the “Nihon Gaels” team made up of Japanese students and Cumann Baire Setanta GAA Club, and all participants enjoyed playing this traditional Irish sport.

8 May 2014 - Japan donates 12 works of Japanese literature

On 8 May, 12 works of Japanese literature donated by the Japanese Literature Publishing Project (JLPP) to the Central Library of Dublin in March 2014 were made available for the public to borrow. This donation was initiated by the JLPP, which was founded by the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan to promote modern Japanese literature to the world in 2002.

1 May 2014 - Japan Information Stand at Dublin’s Central Library

 On 1 May, the Embassy held a Japan Information Stand at the Central Library in Dublin’s city centre. The approximately 80 people who visited the stand showed great interest in the information provided on Japanese culture, travel to Japan etc.



1 May 2014 - “Haiku Slam” at Alexandra College

On 1 May, a “Haiku Slam” was held at Alexandra College in Dublin, and the prize for the best haiku was awarded to Grace Gollogly.