24. January 2024
We're very proud to announce a special St David's Day event this year, which will be held at Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ) in Tokyo. We will be celebrating the biggest day in Wales (admittedly one day late!) with a welcome drink of Penderyn Welsh whisky or a soft drink, followed by a sumptuous meal cooked by the chefs at FCCJ (including one of the chefs for All Nippon Airlines). After that, the composer Suguru Minamide, who grew up in Wales, will be performing an original...
18. January 2024
We are excited to announce that we will be holding a very special St David's Day evening and musical event on Saturday 2 March at Foreign Correspondents' Club Japan. Details will be announced soon!
14. January 2024
We have some sad news today. Rose Iwata, originally from Kidwelly and a valued founding member and ex-treasurer of St David's Society Japan, died this morning. She will be sadly missed by her many friends and particularly by her husband, Masa, also a loyal supporter of the society, who bought us our first ever real Welsh flag. Roses's daughter, Sian, was our long-time social secretary, who stepped down to take care of her mother during her long illness. Rose's two sons and her grandchildren...
24. December 2023
Thanks to everyone who participated in our events this year. We look forward to spending time with you in 2024!
09. December 2023
Thanks to the 20+ people who joined in our delicious meal, the picture quiz and the present exchange at Irish Pub Craic in Tokyo last night.
12. November 2023
Today was the Commonwealth Remembrance Day event at Commonwealth War Cemetery in Hodogaya, near Yokohama. One of our members attended and laid a wreath in front of the cenotaph.
09. November 2023
Join us at Irish Pub Craic (in the absence of a Welsh pub!) for a sit down meal to celebrate Christmas! The fun will start at 7 p.m. with a Christmas meal. The planned menu is turkey, roast potatoes, seasonal vegetables, pigs in blankets (sausages wrapped in bacon), stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy for main course, with Christmas cake and brandy cream for dessert. A glass of bubbly will also be included! Eddie, the manager of the bar, will do his best to accommodate vegetarians. We'll be...
24. October 2023
This memorable afternoon included an interesting speech by Lord Mostyn about his life, which was followed by a question and answer session and coffee and cake. We'd like to thank Lord Mostyn for doing the talk and being so welcoming and approachable, Japan-British Society for being excellent co-hosts and everyone who attended.
09. October 2023
Congratulations to Wales for beating Georgia 43-19 and topping Pool C of the Rugby World Cup. Their next match is against Argentina on 15 October at 00:00 Japan time.
22. September 2023
On Sunday 22 October Lord Mostyn, a Japan resident from Wales, will be giving a lecture at Foreign Correspondents' Club Japan on his family's long relationship with Japan and his efforts to bring the two countries together and promote Japanese tourism in Wales. Should be a fascinating talk. For details, please click the link below. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RVgE003N5sB0jICc4WOAU8ZIgrnzF8jS/view?usp=drive_link This event is jointly held with the Japan-British Society. Photo of Mostyn Hall...

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