Celebrate Tanabata at Carl Schurz Park

6th Annual Tanabata Festival Saturday, July 9 from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carl Schurz Park Esplanade – East River Promenade (enter at E. 86th Street and East End Avenue) Admission: Free The Japanese American Association of New York and the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York, together with support from the Consulate General of Japan in New York, will hold the sixth annual stargazing … Continue reading Celebrate Tanabata at Carl Schurz Park
3.11 Japanese Food Drive

3.11 Japanese Food Drive

The Consulate General of Japan in New York and The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. welcome support from the community for their Japanese food drive for Food Bank for NYC. With the eleventh anniversary of the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Tohoku approaching, the organizations hope to commemorate the tragedy of March 11 by collecting donations of non-perishable Japanese food and giving them to New … Continue reading 3.11 Japanese Food Drive

Japanese Consulate to Host Jazz Tribute to 9/11

Friday Night Live Friday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. EDT Facebook Live Admission: Free This year marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. In remembrance of the lives lost, Friday Night Live has assembled a jazz tribute to spur the feeling of unity we shared then and continue to share now. Join the Japanese Consulate’s Facebook live stream tonight to experience a star-studded … Continue reading Japanese Consulate to Host Jazz Tribute to 9/11

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

Junko Ichikawa to Perform at Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live: Junko Ichikawa Friday, July 16 at 6:00 p.m. EDT Online with Facebook Live Admission: Free Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi will host another installment of Friday Night Live at his residence this Friday. This time, the concert will have a classical feel. Join the live stream for a performance by renowned pianist Junko Ichikawa with special guest Liang Wang on the oboe. About Junko … Continue reading Junko Ichikawa to Perform at Friday Night Live