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KKC Teacher Fellowship 2015

KKC Teachar Fellowship 2011

  The Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs) in cooperation with the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) will sponsor a ten day Fellowship to Japan this summer for educators in the U.S. and Canada. The Fellowship allows teachers to learn first hand about contemporary Japanese society and enhance their classroom teaching of global perspectives...more

Japan-America Society of Greater Austin
  Award Dinner and Silent Auction 2015
March 1, 2015

Please join us with our Honorary Director, Nozomu Takaoka, Consul-General of Japan in Houston, and our special sponsor of the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, as we pay tribute to our first distinguished recipient. Dr. WilliamTsutsui, who will receive the Bridges to Friendship Award and will be our keynote speaker. Mr. Keiji Asakura, landscape architect, planner, and urban designer will be our opening speaker. Ms. Sumie Kaneko will perform Japanese traditional shamisen and vocal music...more

Japan-America Society of Greater Philadelphia
  Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival
April 6-12, 2015

For centuries, Japan has celebrated the return of spring with ohanami - parties beneath the blossoming cherry trees with food, drink, and entertainment. Now you can experience this delightful tradition without days of arduous travel. A project of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration not only of these beautiful blossoms, but of Japanese music, art, food, and culture...more

The Japan-America Society of Washington DC
  Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival
Saturday, April 11, 2015

First held in 1961, the Sakura Matsuri - Japanese Street Festival is now the largest one-day exhibition of Japanese culture in the United States. Stretching for nearly one mile through the streets of downtown Washington DC, from near the White House to FBI headquarters, the Sakura Matsuri is held each spring as the climax of the two-week National Cherry Blossom Festival. On good weather days, it has drawn over 40,000 visitors in 7 hours. The Sakura Matsuri is a family-friendly festival...more

Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc.
  Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, April 11, 2015

We are excited to announce that the 7th Annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival will be on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Nashville’s Public Square from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.. The Festival is a family-friendly celebration of Japanese culture, featuring Japanese music and dance, children's activities, art and crafts, authentic Japanese and Japanese-influenced food and more. Organized and sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, the Consulate-General of Japan in Nashville and the Office of Mayor Karl Dean, Festival proceeds benefit the mission to plant 1,000 cherry trees – 100 each spring for 10 years – to help beautify Nashville’s landscape...more


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