From London to Tokyo – new cultural centre presents style of Japan in UK

LONDON (Reuters) – From bonsai timber to freshly made sushi, a cultural centre in London hopes to supply a style of all issues Japanese.

The Tatami room sits on the newly opened Japan House within the Kensington district of London, Britain June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

Japan House, which opens to the general public on Friday, brings collectively meals, artwork, design and know-how from Japan, with objects equivalent to 100 pound handcrafted nail clippers, conventional tea cups and Japanese whisky on show.

The centre is billing itself as a “new home” for Japanese creativity, innovation and business in Britain, the place greater than 1,000 Japanese corporations function, in keeping with nation’s ambassador to Britain Koji Tsuruoka.

The London location provides to 2 different Japan House centres in Los Angeles and Sao Paolo.

Reporting by Emily Roe; Writing by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Editing by Alison Williams

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