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Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu

Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu Sunday, January 27 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Tickets: $18/$10 Japan Society individual and corporate members/Free children ages 2 and under and Cool Culture members Continue to celebrate the New Year Japanese-style with Japan Society’s Oshogatsu event. It’ll be an afternoon filled with the traditional activities for … Continue reading Japan Society’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu

Dannie's Top 5 'Last Minute' Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas is only a week away – have you gotten a gift for that special someone yet? Does that special someone happen to be an avid admirer of Japanese culture, art, food and more? Why not make a quick stop to these recommended shops specializing in Japanese goods to meet those last minute demands? Continue reading Dannie's Top 5 'Last Minute' Holiday Gift Guide

The JC•NYC Japanese-Flavored Holiday Gift Guide!

Are you concerned because you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet?  Don’t worry; JapanCulture•NYC has you covered with our last-minute Holiday 2014 Gift Guide! We have broken it down to 5 different groups: The Traditionalist, The Foodie, The Fasshonisuta, The Otaku & The Japanophile. Check out our curated suggestions below from local establishments or artists and start checking things off your list! THE TRADIONALIST: If … Continue reading The JC•NYC Japanese-Flavored Holiday Gift Guide!