Okinawa Film Series Continues at Japan Society

Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections Now through Friday, June 3 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Streaming Online Admission: $15 / $10 members (in-person screenings) $10 (online screenings) $24 virtual pass (all three online films) Japan Society marks the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion from American sovereignty back to Japan with Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections. This film series … Continue reading Okinawa Film Series Continues at Japan Society
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Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa at Japan Society This Weekend

Waves Across Time: Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $42 / $32 Japan Society members Marking the 50th anniversary of the return of Okinawa to Japan following the U.S.’s post-WWII occupation, a group of the island chain’s most exquisite dancers will perform … Continue reading Traditional Dance and Music of Okinawa at Japan Society This Weekend

Japan Society/OIST Foundation Webinar to Focus on Marine Life in Okinawa

Climate Change & the Blue Economy: Diving into Okinawa’s Waters Tuesday, February 1 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Online via YouTube Admission: Free Oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and are vital to the world economy. The ocean economy is estimated at $2.5 trillion in goods and services annually—equivalent to five percent of global GDP—and is the seventh largest economy … Continue reading Japan Society/OIST Foundation Webinar to Focus on Marine Life in Okinawa

Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Save Okinawa Concert Series Chapter #2 Virtual Concert: Saturday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. Live Zoom Webinar: Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. Admission: Fre The Save Okinawa Concert Series is a program of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation in collaboration with musicians all around the globe and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Building on the global … Continue reading Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Violinist Eiko Kano to Perform in Save Okinawa Concert Series

Save Okinawa Concert Series: Eiko Kano Presents Bach Chaconne Saturday, May 9 from 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Via YouTube and Zoom Admission: Free The Save Okinawa Concert Series is a program of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation in collaboration with the Hawaii United Okinawa Association, the Okinawan Kenjin Club of Washington State, Okinawa Performing Arts in Washington, DC, Ms. Eiko Kano, … Continue reading Violinist Eiko Kano to Perform in Save Okinawa Concert Series