Japan Workshops in 2013

In 2013, Japan Desk Scotland ran Japan-themed workshops at primary and secondary schools and a museum in Glasgow and at a university in Bucharest, Romania.

•10 and 17 January, 4 March: St Bridget’s Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland;

•6, 7, 8, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27 and 28 February, and 1 March: Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland;

•14 March: Carmuirs Primary School, Falkirk, Scotland;

•21 April: The Michi-biraki Festival held at Bucharest Botanic Gardens by students and staff at Department of Japanese Language and Literature, University of Bucharest, Romania, with the screening of ‘Our friends in Fukushima‘; [Romania] [Fukushima]

•22 April: Department of Japanese Language and Literature (second year class), University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania; [Romania]

•24 April, 1, 8, 15 and 22 May: Whitburn Academy, West Lothian’, Scotland;

•10 May: Greengairs Primary School, North Lanarkshire’, Scotland;

•*2 October: Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School, South Lanarkshire, Scotland;

•*3 October: Antonine Primary School, Falkirk, Scotland;

•*4 October: St Mary’s Primary School, Stirling, Scotland;

•19 October: ‘A Taste of Japan’ at Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, as part of the Creative Mackintosh Festival 2013;

•23 October: Cleveden Secondary School, Glasgow, Scotland;

•*6 November: Chatelheraul Primary School, South Lanarkshire, Scotland;

•*15 November: Newfield Primary School, South Lanarkshire, Scotland;

•*20 November: Knightswood Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland; and

•*22 November: Netherton Primary School, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

During term time: Weekly Japanese Class at Cumbernauld High School, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

*The visits to primary schools since October 2013 were made by JDS on behalf of Japanese Matsuri for Glasgow.