Akemi Tanaka

It is with great sadness that we must announce that after developing cancer, Akemi Tanaka passed away recently. Akemi had been ill for some time, but had made the conscious decision to continue working to promote those ideals that she … Read More

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Bunkasai Club Statement

Thank you to everyone who has been patient regarding updates on Bunkasai, particularly over a long period of inactivity due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Regretfully, we will not be bringing the social events back at this time and Bunkasai Club … Read More

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Hiroshima 75th Anniversary

“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds…” Although the history of the 20th Century is littered with significant events, there’s probably few that can match the scale and impact of the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. It marked … Read More

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The Power Of Chowa

Finding Your Balance Using the Japanese Wisdom of Chowa Akemi Tanaka, who formed Bunkasai Club back in 2011, has a new book due for publication later this month titled The Power Of Chowa. The Japanese wisdom of chowa offers a … Read More

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Paul Algar 1943 – 2018

We are sad to report that one of Aid For Japan’s trustees, Paul Algar, has passed away after a long illness. Paul was a tireless supporter of the charity and had regularly offered his services at many of Aid For … Read More

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8 Years Of Bunksai

Bunkasai Club celebrated its 8th birthday this year. This marks 8 years of encouraging English/Japanese cultural exchanges between a wide variety of attendees. Formed in 2011 by Akemi Solloway Tanaka, Bunkasai was originally envisioned as a Japanese cultural event. The … Read More

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Hanami Viewing

Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of the cherry blossoms. In Japan, hanami mostly consists of having an outdoor party beneath the sakura during daytime or at night Hanami at night is called … Read More

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Aid For Japan – 8th Anniversary Event

On 11th March 2011, a disaster unlike any seen in modern times swept across Japan, claiming almost 20,000 lives and creating over 300,000 refugees in the Tohoku region. Among these were 236 children who lost everything – their homes and … Read More

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