Gifu Sake Week Kicks Off February 5

The Gifu Prefectural government will hold Gifu Sake Week in NYC at three restaurants from Monday, February 5 through Sunday, February 11. The weeklong showcase is presented in conjunction with their “Crafted in Gifu, Japan” fair at NY NOW, a trade show for home and lifestyle products where businesses can discover exclusive designs and trends. Participating restaurants are SakaMai, Sakagura, and Hi-Collar, and they will … Continue reading Gifu Sake Week Kicks Off February 5
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New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

Inaugural NYC Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, January 30 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Iris and Gerald B. Cantor Film Center at NYU – 36 E. 8th Street Admission: Free New York City will celebrate its inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Tuesday, January 30, which is the civil rights activist’s birthday. … Continue reading New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society Thursday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $40/$35 Japan Society members, seniors, and students 2018 is the Year of the Dog — get your New Year started out on the right “paw” at this ema making workshop. Ema, or votive wooden plaques, are offered at shrines in Japan to express one’s prayers or gratitude. Originally depicting … Continue reading Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
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The 2017 JapanCulture•NYC Holiday Gift Guide!

At JapanCulture•NYC we know that New Yorkers are very busy and that you probably might not have all your holiday shopping done yet. But don’t worry, this year for our 2017 gift guide, we are trying to make it easy for you by introducing you to three local Japanese shops that will carry items for anyone on your list from children through grandparents or an … Continue reading The 2017 JapanCulture•NYC Holiday Gift Guide!