Obon, bon odori, New York Buddhist Church, NYC, Japan, Japanese traditions, Bryant Park, Buddhism, ancestors

70th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺

70th Annual Obon Dance Festival Sunday, July 14 from 12:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Bryant Park – 42nd Street and 6th Avenue Admission: Free The New York Buddhist Church presents the 70th annual Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park. Honor your ancestors through dance with NYBC members and performances by taiko drumming sensation Soh Daiko and the Tachibana Dance Group. In the Buddhist observance of … Continue reading 70th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺
Tanabata, folklore, legends, Japan, NYC, Amateur Astronomers Association of New York, Japanese American Association of New York, Riverside Park, tanzaku, wishes, Princess Orihime, Hikoboshi, stars, astronomy

Amateur Astronomers Association and Japanese American Association’s Tanabata Festival 🗓

Amateur Astronomers Association and Japanese American Association’s Tanabata Festival Saturday, July 13 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Riverside Park – 116th Street Overlook Admission: Free The Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will partner with Japanese and Japanese American groups to hold the fourth annual stargazing Tanabata Festival. AAA members with telescopes will show guests the night sky and tell the folk tale of … Continue reading Amateur Astronomers Association and Japanese American Association’s Tanabata Festival 🗓
Kyo-Shin-An Arts, recital, shakuhachi, James Nyoraku Schlefer, music, Japanese traditional music, honkyoku, Zen monks, komuso, NYC, Japan, Tenri Cultural Institute, Arts at Tenri

NYC Sake Walking Tour 🗓 🗺

NYC Sake Walking Tour Tuesday, June 9 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. SakaMai – 157 Ludlow Street (between Stanton and Rivington Streets) Admission: $160 Join Sake Samurais Chizuko Niikawa-Helton and Timothy Sullivan on a private sake walking tour on the Lower East Side of New York City. Over the course of three hours, two sake samurais, whose passion it is to share sake, will … Continue reading NYC Sake Walking Tour 🗓 🗺
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, Japan, New York, job opening, Grassroots exchange, education, grants, US-Japan relations, arts and cultural exchange

Job Opening at The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, New York

Turn your expertise in Japan into a career. The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, New York has an opening for an Associate Program Officer in Grassroots Exchange & Education and Japanese Studies Programs. The New York office is looking to hire a highly skilled individual with a background in Japan. The Associate Program Officer will be responsible for the management of both institutional and other programs in … Continue reading Job Opening at The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, New York
Okinawa, Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert, Irei no Hi, Okinawa, Japan, NYC, CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing), Sonny Ochiai, sanshin, Rino, Naomi Mizoguchi, TK Nakagaki, peace

Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺

Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert Saturday, June 22 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) – 123 4th Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets), 2nd Floor Admision: $25 in advance/$30 at the door/$20 seniors/$15 students CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) will observe Okinawa Memorial Day, or Irei no Hi (慰霊の日), which means “the day to console the dead.” Okinawa Goodwill … Continue reading Okinawa Memorial Peace Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺