Leaders of Nonprofits to Discuss Roles, Experiences During COVID-19 Era

Promoting Our Mission in the Age of COVID-19 Tuesday, April 21 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Live Webinar Admission: Free In the age of COVID-19 and restricted international travel and exchanges, U.S. non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting and strengthening U.S. relations with the rest of the world have an ever more important role to play. These organizations must overcome current challenges as well. Join … Continue reading Leaders of Nonprofits to Discuss Roles, Experiences During COVID-19 Era

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike Cancels Asia Society Talk

Asia Society has canceled the event Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike: Beyond 2020 — A Vision for Tokyo and Japan, which was to take place on Monday, February 3 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. H.E. Yuriko Koike was to share her perspectives on the need for more women’s empowerment and greater diversity as Tokyo prepares to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. She … Continue reading Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike Cancels Asia Society Talk

Pico Iyer to Speak at Asia Society

Pico Iyer—A Beginner’s Guide to Japan Monday, October 14 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue (at E. 70th Street) Admission: $20/$17 seniors and students/$15 members The quintessential global wanderer, Pico Iyer has published two books on Japan this year: Autumn Light and A Beginner’s Guide to Japan. After thirty-plus years in Japan, Iyer can use everything from anime to Oscar Wilde to show how … Continue reading Pico Iyer to Speak at Asia Society
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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
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Hands-On Wagashi Workshop at Asia Society

Wagashi Master’s Workshop Friday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $600/$500 members Asia Society is hosting a special day of wagashi, or traditional Japanese sweets featuring Junichi Mitsubori, a third-generation wagashi artisan from Yokosuka City, Kanagawa. For the first time in the United States, Mitsubori will be teaching a hands-on wagashi workshop where … Continue reading Hands-On Wagashi Workshop at Asia Society