All posts by Spencer Lloyd Peet

Freelance Writer/Photographer specialising in art and culture.

Theatre Announcement: Thiasos’ Adaptation Of Euripides’ Hippolytos

A thrilling synthesis of speech, song, dance and spectacle!

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Thiasos’ adaptation of the Hippolytos places the all-singing all- dancing chorus firmly at the centre of the production where it once was. Euripides’ lyrics are sung in the original Greek, preserving the sound and rhythms of the language, but everything else is challengingly new: a narrator briefly recounts the Continue reading Theatre Announcement: Thiasos’ Adaptation Of Euripides’ Hippolytos

Photos: Taiwan Excellence Showcase 2015 London

15th – 19th October Westfield London W12

Taiwan Excellence

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On Thursday 15th October I was invited to attend the VIP Opening Ceremony of the Taiwan Excellence Showcase, an interactive, hands on exhibition featuring new and innovative gadgets, gizmos and gaming technology hosted by TV Presenter Continue reading Photos: Taiwan Excellence Showcase 2015 London

Photos: Japan Matsuri 2015

Saturday 19th September Trafalgar Square, London

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A selection of photos of the various performers that took to the stage at the annual festival. This year’s event was particularly special as it celebrated a century and a half of friendship between Japan and London, and the Continue reading Photos: Japan Matsuri 2015

Photos: Viet Nam Discovery Festival 2015 London

Potter’s Field Park, London 12th – 13th September

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A selection of photos taken at Viet Nam Discovery Festival 2015 held at Potter’s Field Park London near London Bridge.

For the very first time in London an event dedicated solely to the culture of Vietnam organised by the Continue reading Photos: Viet Nam Discovery Festival 2015 London

Event Announcement: Viet Nam Discovery Festival London

Traditional music, dance, puppet shows, exhibition, and traditional games.

Vietnam Festival London

Date: 12 -13 September 2015

Venue: Potters Fields Park, London

Admission: FREE

The very first time in London, there is a cultural event to be Continue reading Event Announcement: Viet Nam Discovery Festival London

Photos: J-pop Idol Rio Hiiragi Live At Hyper Japan 2015

London’s O2 Friday 10th July 2015

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A selection of photos of kawaii J-pop idol Rio Hiiragi during her energetic fun live performance at the three-day Japanese pop culture festival, Hyper Japan 2015 held at London’s O2 10th  – 13th July. Other guests included Continue reading Photos: J-pop Idol Rio Hiiragi Live At Hyper Japan 2015

Photos: VAMPS Live At Japan Night London

Indigo, London’s O2 Saturday 11th July 2015

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A selection of photos of Heavy J-rock/Metal band VAMPS during their thunderous live performance at the two-night music show JAPAN NIGHT (10th – 11th July), which coincided with the three-day Japanese pop culture event, Continue reading Photos: VAMPS Live At Japan Night London

Photos: [Alexandros] Live At Japan Night London

Indigo, London’s O2 Saturday 11th July 2015

J-rock

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A selection of photos of J-rock group [Alexandros] during their electrifying live performance at the two-night music show JAPAN NIGHT (10th – 11th July), which coincided with the three-day Japanese pop culture event, Continue reading Photos: [Alexandros] Live At Japan Night London

Kung Fu Action Star Chang Shan London Appearance

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Chang Shan day

A Chinese white hair man in London!

Date: 8th of August 2015

Time: Doors Open 12:00 ends at 22:00

Venue: POSK Polish Centre, 238-246 King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 0RF Continue reading Kung Fu Action Star Chang Shan London Appearance

Lila Bhawa Indonesian Dance UK – City of London Festival 2015

Devonshire Square, London 25th June 2015

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Four members of Lila Bhawa Indonesian Dance UK gave a free performance at the Devonshire Square terrace in London on 25th June as part of the City of London Festival 2015 that incorporates a host of incredibly talented acts within various Continue reading Lila Bhawa Indonesian Dance UK – City of London Festival 2015

Photos: Khon Epic Performance From Thailand

Royal Albert Hall, London 18th June 2015

Khon Epic Performance Royal Albert Hall

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“130 years after staging a spectacular performance at the Royal Albert Hall and then at Osborne for a Royal Command Performance for Her Imperial Majesty Queen Victoria, a Thai cultural performance will again return to the Royal Albert Hall” (General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand) Continue reading Photos: Khon Epic Performance From Thailand

Photos: FestivalAsia 2015 Tobacco Dock London

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A small selection of photographs I took as official photographer for FestivalAsia, a three-day extravaganza celebrating the rich cultures of Asia held at Continue reading Photos: FestivalAsia 2015 Tobacco Dock London

Interview: FestivalAsia organiser Li Li

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Li Li, founder of Lilisan Ltd and co-organiser of the major London event FestivalAsia (Photo: Copyright Spencer Lloyd Peet)

 

On 15-17 May 2015, FestivalAsia will offer visitors the chance to experience the diverse culture of all Asian countries under one roof. Taking place indoors at London’s Tobacco Dock, the event will feature music and dance performances on the Continue reading Interview: FestivalAsia organiser Li Li

Indonesia Pavilion Launches At Festival Asia 2015

Indonesia Pavilion announces it’s participation at the spectacular 3-day event in May that will embrace the diversity of all Asian cultures!

H.E. Indonesian Ambassador KCVO, Mr. Teuku Mohammad Hamzah Thayeb with Gapura Ltd and Lilisan Ltd
H.E. Indonesian Ambassador KCVO, Mr. Teuku Mohammad Hamzah Thayeb with Gapura Ltd, Lilisan Ltd and Lila Bhawa dancers (Photo: ©Spencer Lloyd Peet 2015)

On March 18th at the Embassy  of Indonesia in London, a presentation was held in the company of H.E. Indonesian Ambassador KCVO, Mr. Teuku Mohammad Hamzah Thayeb to announce Indonesia Pavilion’s participation in the inaugural Continue reading Indonesia Pavilion Launches At Festival Asia 2015