Ginza Holiday Festival 2019

Save the date and mark your calendar for the 64th GINZA 2019 Holiday Festival– A 3 day celebration of Japanese Culture at Midwest Buddhist Temple – Chicago! Date: Aug 9th – 11th, 2019Location: Midwest Bhuddist Temple @ 435 W Menomonee St, Chicago, IL 60614 Website: https://ginzaholiday.com/ Ginza Festival Entertainment Lineup: Minyo Japanese Folk Dance – MBT Minyo…

Night Market Cleveland Returns In 2019

” As the sun sets and the lights come on, Cleveland’s Old Chinatown comes to life as a vibrant and bustling Pan-Asian- fusion street market. Join us for one of Cleveland’s most unique experiences and discover what makes Night Market Cleveland and Asiatown one of Cleveland’s must-see destinations! “ One of the larger festivals focused…

Tanabata Festival 七夕祭り

Tanabata Festival 七夕祭り Hosted by Japan-America Society of Central Ohio Celebrate Tanabata – the Star Festival – and the Japan-America relationship in Central Ohio at Coffman Park in Dublin on Sunday, July 7! The traditional Japanese festival Tanabata takes place on the seventh month of the seventh day, believed to be the only day when the…

Classes @ Chicago Japanese Culture Center

The Japanese Culture Center located in Chicago continues to lead the charge in sharing and educating about traditional arts and crafts. If you are in the Chicago area and are looking to take some enriching classes, why not check out the lineup offered? Here is a small list of just some of the recent offerings…

Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style at the Cincinnati Art Museum

CINCINNATI — In Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style, on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum from June 28–September 15, 2019, visitors can experience more than 50 ensembles by Japanese, European and American designers including Coco Chanel, Christian Louboutin, John Galliano, Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Rei Kawakubo, Iris van Herpen and Issey Miyake. Organized by the Kyoto Costume…