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2017/Aurora Challenge Grant for Japan projects: Applications due on March 31

2016 Aurora Challenge Grant

  Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation (aka Aurora Foundation) is accepting application of 2017 Aurora Challenge Grant for Japan projects. The grant will be awarded to a citizen of the USA who resides in California and has a unique dream, in any field of endeavor, which is related to Japanese culture and which would never...
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2017 / Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden to present Festival of Tea in Pasadena, March 26

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden will launch the first ever Pasadena Festival of Tea on Sunday March 26, from 12noon to 3pm, as part of the garden’s regular Last Sunday Open Day program series. The festival, which will be held in the traditional Japanese strolling garden on Arlington Drive, will delight tea lovers and...
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2017 / Glendale tea house “Shoseian” invites the public to tea workshop at Brand Library Park, March 19

Forwarded for the Friends of Shoseian Shoseian “Whispering Pine” Tea House Brand Library Park 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201 You are invited to an Introduction to Tea Workshop Sunday, March 19th, 2017 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Ever wondered what it would be like to make a cup of tea the traditional...
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2017 / Sedona Taiko workshop and concert, Jan. 28

Hiro Yayashida

Rhythm of the Earth – Workshop/Concert Series Saturday, January 28 1-3 p.m. Workshop 7-9 p.m.  Concert Sedona Posse Grounds Hub 525 B Posse Ground Road, Sedona, AZ 86336 Pone: 928-282-1660 “Rhythm of the Earth” concert- produced and performed by Ken Koshio and Hiro Hayashida – echoes with a sound that could only come from soulful...
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2016 / Free workshop “Learn Natural Japanese through Acting” at Japan Foundation, Dec. 10

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Forwarded for the Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Workshop Learn Natural Japanese through Acting Saturday, December 10, 1:00 – 2:30 pm The Japan Foundation Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. 18 years old and up Fee: free Register Now http://www.jflalc.org/acting.html By playing a role, using gestures and facial expressions,...
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2016 / Monthly “Cultural News” newspaper Oct-Nov issue: Descanso Garden exhibition, LACMA exhibitions, Scrippis College exhibition

Cultural News 2016 October November

From Editor’s Desk: Dear paid subscribers of monthly “Cultural News” newspaper. Thank you for you patience. The latest issue, October / November issue is just published. The subscribers will be received the new issue in a few days by U.S. postal mail. To those who are not yet paid subscribers, it costs only $30...
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2016 / Japan Foundation’s new course: Introduction to Polite Japanese, 3 meetings from Oct. 22 – Nov. 5

Forwarded for Japan Foundation Los Angeles JF Nihongo Course Introduction to Polite Japanese October 22 – November 5, 2016, Three Meetings Politeness in Japanese is essential for smooth communication in social settings. In this course, you will be familiarized with the system of honorifics (“keigo” in Japanese). You will learn how to use basic...
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2016 / Japan’s famous taiko artist and dancer to provide workshops in Arizona, Sept. 28, Oct. 3, 4

Sedona Chieko Kojima Taiko

  Email from Ken Koshio of Wakonkan Dojo, Phoenix, Arizona, on September 21, 2016 Dear my people, I am so excited to invite you to participate and learn from the amazing Chieko Kojima, marvelous dancer and Taikoist from Kodo. She will be in Phoenix the week of Sept 27- October 5 and will be...
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2016 / Japan Foundation invites Japanese language learners to chat meeting, Oct. 4

Forwarded for the Japan Foundation Los Angeles Let’s Chat in Japanese The Casual Conversation Cafe From Beginners to Experienced JF Nihongo Tea Time Tuesday, October 4, 6:30pm-8pm Location: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Come join our casual conversation café. Stop by anytime. You’ll enjoy chatting...
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