Calligraphy Demonstration at Setsugekka

Drawing Autumn Zen words with Calligraphy Thursday, October 6 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Setsugekka East Village – 74 E. 7th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $60 Japanese calligraphy artist Rihaku will conduct a calligraphy workshop at Setsugekka, a tea house in the East Village. Calligraphy and Tea Ceremony It is customary to hang Zen calligraphy in the alcove during a Japanese … Continue reading Calligraphy Demonstration at Setsugekka

The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York’s Matsuri NYC Fall Fest

Matsuri NYC Fall Fest Sunday, October 2 from Noon until 4:00 p.m. Corlears Hook Park – Jackson/Cherry Streets Admission: Free The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York (JFDINY) presents Matsuri NYC Fall Fest! The festival celebrates Japan and NYC with a FREE, all-day Japanese cultural festival. There will be traditional performing arts and exciting activities for the entire family! Enjoy performances by JFDINY’s own … Continue reading The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York’s Matsuri NYC Fall Fest

World Sake Day Bushwick

World Sake Day Bushwick Friday, September 30 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Mika Bushwick – 25 Thames Street, Brooklyn Admission: $45 World Sake Day Bushwick will return this fall again for Mika’s 2nd annual tasting event. Experience amazing sake, discover delicious Japanese foods with chefs’ pop-ups, and wander through the Japanese artists’ market. The $45 admission price gets you tastings of twelve kinds of … Continue reading World Sake Day Bushwick

J-Collabo and Honkaku Spirts to Host Naoko Tosa Closing Reception

Naoko Tosa: Zero Gravity Closing Reception Friday, September 23 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. J-Collabo – 300 7th Street, Brooklyn Admission: Free J-Collabo and Honkaku Spirts will host the special closing reception of Naoko Tosa: Zero Gravity. The exhibition, which closes on Sunday, September 25, is an immersive art and fashion installation by the recipient of the 2022 J-Collabo AAME special mention award. In … Continue reading J-Collabo and Honkaku Spirts to Host Naoko Tosa Closing Reception

Harvest Moon Viewing Tea Ceremony at Globus Washitsu

Samurai Tea Ceremony: Harvest Moon Viewing 2022 Sunday, September 25th Morning Session from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Afternoon Session from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Globus Washitsu – 889 Broadway at E. 19th Street, PHC Admission: $108.18 Otsukimi (お月見) is an ancient Japanese custom where you pray to the moon every September. The Japanese give thanks to the rich harvest of the year by … Continue reading Harvest Moon Viewing Tea Ceremony at Globus Washitsu