Japan Workshops in 2020

In 2020, Japan Desk Scotland ran workshops on Japan at various places in Scotland and beyond.  The workshops from January to March and from October to December were supported by a grant from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

● 20 January: The ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘wedding gifts in Japan’;

● 23 January: Thornliebank Primary School, North Renfrewshire, Scotland, for P6 class, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 29 January: St Thomas Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, for two P5 classes, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 3, 17 and 24 February: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland, for Taiko workshops for three P5 classes;

● 2 March: The ‘Japanese Club’ at Cumbernauld Academy, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on ‘Japanese calligraphy’;

● 11 March: Victoria Park Primary School, Dundee, Scotland, for P5 class, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 12 March: Strathblane Primary School, Stirling, Scotland, for P7 class, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 13 March: Newton Primary School, Stirling, Scotland, for two P5 classes, including the screening of ‘Yawata Primary, Soma City, Fukushima‘;

● 17 October: Online Japanese Calligraphy as Meditation for Glasgow University StudentsRepresentative Council, Glasgow, Scotland, with support from Glasgow University Chaplaincy; and

● 9 and 12 December: Online Japanese Calligraphy as Meditation for Glasgow University Students’ Representative Council, Glasgow, Scotland, as part of SRC’s ‘De-Stress’ activities for students during the exam period, with support from Glasgow University Chaplaincy.