Ginza Holiday Festival 2018

The 63rd Ginza Holiday Japanese Festival is to be held in Chicago, Illinois this weekend. This traditional Japanese Festival is among the longest running Japanese cultural events in the USA.  This festival includes a wide selection of traditional arts on display, as well as shopping. Some of the displays include but are not limited to…

Finishers’ Celebration: Great Lakes Taiko Center

Join us for the BIG end of summer party!!! We welcome Great Lakes Taiko Center – Raion Taiko.  The library event is partially funded by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Michigan Humanities Council and completely funded by our major sponsor the Adrian and Blissfield Railroad (The Old Road Dinner Train) and dozens of local business donations….

Japanese Summer Festival 2018

  The Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Illinois is hosting their annual Japanese Summer Festival this weekend. On display is a wealth of traditional Japanese culture ranging from ikebana and bonsai, to taiko and calligraphy. These displaces are presented tastefully, and intended to be welcoming to anyone wishing to engage with these arts. Further more,…

g to y Kimono Fashion Show – Chicago

Kujira Japanese Art and Craft Community group exhibition opening reception, g to y will feature gorgeous models in traditional Japanese kimono who will walk on the Obi runway. The obi runway features a floor covered in vintage and antique obi. This is also a collaborate with beautiful photographer 曮 -Enyen- , local Koto musician Tokiko…

Ginkenshibu 50th Anniversary Concert

Ginkenshibu is celebrating their 50th anniversary by hosting a free to the public concert at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Illinois. This event will include taiko drumming, and traditional Japanese dance. In addition there is a special workshop to be hosted on July 28th involving Japanese Fan Dancing, and performing with swords. “Asian…