Unity Obon to Celebrate the Japanese Community

Unity Obon Thursday, September 23 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. EDT Fourth Arts Block – 70 E. 4th Street (between Bowery and 2nd Avenue) Admission: Free New York City-based community members and organizations are creating a space for joy and care with the Unity Obon. After over a year of physically isolating ourselves to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the rise of violence … Continue reading Unity Obon to Celebrate the Japanese Community

The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York Presents Japan Fun Fest

Japan Fun Fest Sunday, September 12 from noon until 4:00 p.m. EDT Corlears Hook Park – Jackson and Cherry Streets in the Lower East Side Admission: Free The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York (JFDINY) presents Japan Fun Fest this Sunday, a makeup date after Hurricane Henri. Japan Fun Fest celebrates Japan and New York City with an all-day Japanese cultural festival featuring traditional … Continue reading The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York Presents Japan Fun Fest

Popular Takoyaki Chef, Local Nonprofit Team Up with Go! Go! Curry! for Food Donation

Your Stomach Loves Us and Go! Go! Curry! Giveaway Sunday, August 15 and Monday, August 16 from noon until supplies last Go! Go! Curry! Harlem – 567 W. 125th Street (between Broadway and Old Broadway) Cost: Free Local nonprofit Your Stomach Loves Us is teaming with Japanese curry chain Go! Go! Curry! to give away 1,000 total bento boxes of the company’s signature chicken katusu … Continue reading Popular Takoyaki Chef, Local Nonprofit Team Up with Go! Go! Curry! for Food Donation

The Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation to Commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki Anniversaries

28th Hiroshima•Nagasaki Interfaith Peace Gathering 2021 Thursday, August 5 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Sunday, August 8 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Facebook Live and YouTube Live Admission: Free (Donations accepted) Founders of The Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation will hold their 28th Hiroshima/Nagasaki Interfaith Memorial events to commemorate the atomic bombings of the two Japanese cities during World War II. For the … Continue reading The Heiwa Peace and Reconciliation Foundation to Commemorate Hiroshima and Nagasaki Anniversaries

Enjoy Sunday Jazz at RE:OPEN JAM at Japan Village

RE:OPEN JAM at Japan Village—Chika and the Starry Night Sunday, July 18 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Japan Village Courtyard – 934 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn Admission: Free Enjoy great music in the Japan Village Courtyard this weekend! Originally a month-long initiative from the Consulate General of Japan in New York, the concert series has expanded into mid-August. Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi’s band @k4 performed at … Continue reading Enjoy Sunday Jazz at RE:OPEN JAM at Japan Village