TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019

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TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Standard Chartered's Helen Butler-Hiraiwa and The Moon is a Boat Co. CEO Peter MacMilllan at the Joseph Walsh opening #LookingLovely

Standard Chartered's Helen Butler-Hiraiwa and The Moon is a Boat Co. CEO Peter MacMilllan at the Joseph Walsh opening #LookingLovely

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
U of Tokyo researchers (and cute couple) Yosuke Komatsu and Anna Sciazko at the Polish National Day celebration #SmartestCoupleYouEverMet

U of Tokyo researchers (and cute couple) Yosuke Komatsu and Anna Sciazko at the Polish National Day celebration #SmartestCoupleYouEverMet

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Greece's new ambassador H.E. Constantin Cakioussis and wife Ioanna #WelcomeToTokyo

Greece's new ambassador H.E. Constantin Cakioussis and wife Ioanna #WelcomeToTokyo

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Hungarian ambassador H.E. Dr. Norbert Palanovics and Italian Ambassador H.E. Giorgio Starace having a friendly chat #PolishNationalDay

Hungarian ambassador H.E. Dr. Norbert Palanovics and Italian Ambassador H.E. Giorgio Starace having a friendly chat #PolishNationalDay

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Swedish Defence Attaché Johan Larsson and wife Anna at the Polish Embassy's National Day Reception #TheyreFansToo

Swedish Defence Attaché Johan Larsson and wife Anna at the Polish Embassy's National Day Reception #TheyreFansToo

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Artist Patrick Gerola with President of the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan Fabice Tilot #BelgianKingsDay

Artist Patrick Gerola with President of the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan Fabice Tilot #BelgianKingsDay

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Sigma Phi Japan Director (and overall looker) Laurent Swinnen at the Belgian King's Day Celebration #BowtiesAllTheWay

Sigma Phi Japan Director (and overall looker) Laurent Swinnen at the Belgian King's Day Celebration #BowtiesAllTheWay

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Belgian artist Patrick Gerola, fi lm director Nina Degraeve, Tokyo Correspondent at Break News Juli Tsukui and her husband Norihiko, from Global Estate Co. Ltd. #BelgianKingsDay

Belgian artist Patrick Gerola, fi lm director Nina Degraeve, Tokyo Correspondent at Break News Juli Tsukui and her husband Norihiko, from Global Estate Co. Ltd. #BelgianKingsDay

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Swedish comic artists Åsa Ekström and Kim Andersson with Japanese comic artist (and bitcoin guru) Chihiro Tamaki at the Swedish Embassy #MangaDiplomacy

Swedish comic artists Åsa Ekström and Kim Andersson with Japanese comic artist (and bitcoin guru) Chihiro Tamaki at the Swedish Embassy #MangaDiplomacy

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
The fi rst and current Mr. Gay Japan, Shogo, at Puma's newest release party #MrGayWorld #LGBTQ

The fi rst and current Mr. Gay Japan, Shogo, at Puma's newest release party #MrGayWorld #LGBTQ

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Irish artist Suzanne Mooney and game designer Jab at the Joseph Walsh opening in Sogetsu Hall #YesThoseAreContacts

Irish artist Suzanne Mooney and game designer Jab at the Joseph Walsh opening in Sogetsu Hall #YesThoseAreContacts

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Israel's answer to Madonna, Rita, at Opera City Hall #FullOrchestra

Israel's answer to Madonna, Rita, at Opera City Hall #FullOrchestra

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
Rita and Exile's Atsushi posing for the press #EastMeetsMiddleEast

Rita and Exile's Atsushi posing for the press #EastMeetsMiddleEast

TW Social: What We Got Up To in January 2019
TW's Alex Shapiro with Israeli conductor David Sebba after the Israeli Statehood 70th Anniversary Concert #HesAFan

TW's Alex Shapiro with Israeli conductor David Sebba after the Israeli Statehood 70th Anniversary Concert #HesAFan

With the new year came new collaborations between Japan’s prolific artistic community and a plethora of international A-listers including Israel’s superstar Rita performing alongside EXILE’s Atsushi, and Belgian artist Patrick Gerola mingling with Tokyo correspondent Juli Tsukui. Here’s a look at some of the events and people we met in January.

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