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2017/7/3

Our Activities (June 2017)

1 June – Invest Japan Seminar

In a Dublin city hotel, an “Invest Japan Seminar”, organised by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) with the cooperation of the Embassy, Enterprise Ireland and the Ireland Japan Association, took place with 75 participants from Irish companies.

    


8 June Koto Performance and Kimono Event

At St. Ann’s Church, a koto concert by Fuyuki Enokido was held. Later on that same day at the Ambassador’s official residence a “Japanese Cultural Evening” that combined both a kimono demonstration and a koto recital took place and was enjoyed by those who attended. 
 
11 June Irish National Kendo Championships and Ambassador’s Cup

Ambassador Miyoshi attended the Irish National Kendo Championships and Ambassador’s Cup that was held in Dublin City. The Ambassador’s Cup was jointly organised by the Irish Kendo Federation and the Embassy.

    


22 June Shakuhachi Concert

Reiryo Yamashiro, who lived in Dublin 10 years ago, visited Dublin with his friends Reido Konno and Masataka Yanagimachi to give a shakuhachi and guitar concert at St. Ann’s Church.
 
23 June Ambassador Miyoshi Visits Carten Controls

Ambassador Miyoshi visited Japanese company Carten Controls (a manufacturer of bulbs and semi-conductors) in Waterford and received a briefing on its operations as well a tour of its factory.  

    


23 June Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Gardens 2nd Anniversary Ceremony

Ambassador Miyoshi attended the Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Gardens 2nd Anniversary ceremony in Tramore and, together with the local people, enjoyed a jujitsu and Japanese archery demonstration by Dragon’s Lair Martial Arts from Kilkenny. 
 
24 June Silent Film Show

A “Silent Film Show” by Katsudo-Benshi narrator Hideyuki Yamashiro and pianist Mie Yanashita was held at the Chester Beatty Library.

    


25 June Satoko Inoue Contemporary Piano Concert

A contemporary music concert entitled “Lafcadio Hearn Project and Music Documents” by pianist Satoko Inoue took place at the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin.
 
29 June – 1 July Gagaku Concerts

Performances of gagaku (Imperial court music) by Naoyuki Manabe were held at St. Ann’s Church, St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre in Waterford and the Chester Beatty Library.