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Discovering Japan With The MIRAI Program

Back in October 2017, I was fortunate enough to be selected as University College Dublin’s representative on the “MIRAI Programme”. This is a Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) funded one week study and cultural exchange program. The MOFA run…


Outstanding Basic Skills Rocks the Boks.

If this World Cup will be remembered for nothing else, it will most certainly be remembered for a majestic performance given by the Japanese, a victory that one might say surpasses an incredible effort offered by Argentina against a Springboks…

The Extraterrestrial and Potent Art of Takashi Murakami

Takeshi Murakami is a Japanese contemporary artist. Murakami dapples in fine art media; sculpture, paintings, fashion and animation. A graduate of Tokyo University of the Arts, he majored in the traditional Japanese art of Nihonga. The founding member of the…