Tenri Cultural Institute, Japan, NYC, Japanese instruments, shakuhachi, hichiriki, koto, kuga, concert, peace

BREATHING PEACE: Music for a More Peaceful World at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺

BREATHING PEACE: Music for a More Peaceful World Sunday, August 4 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: Free On Sunday, August 4 sixteen musicians will gather at Tenri Cultural Institute and offer solo and duo performances of classical, jazz, and world music, creating an atmosphere for reflection on peace, tolerance, and … Continue reading BREATHING PEACE: Music for a More Peaceful World at Tenri Cultural Institute 🗓 🗺
Asian American International Film Festival, AAIFF, film, Japanese cinema, Community Partner, Asia Society, Demolition Girl, Asian identity, Master Yoshi's Terrible Day, Fly to the Dream, PERIOD GIRL, Jeff Adachi

JapanCulture•NYC Named Community Partner of 42nd Asian American International Film Festival

JapanCulture•NYC is proud to announce that we’re a Community Partner with the 42nd Asian American International Film Festival! Presented by Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society, is the first and longest running Asian American film festival in the U.S. During the last 42 years, AAIFF has screened films from more than 20 countries, including the U.S. premieres for directors such as Wayne Wang and … Continue reading JapanCulture•NYC Named Community Partner of 42nd Asian American International Film Festival
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 🗓 🗺