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For $30 per year, monthly “Cultural News” available for enthusiasts of Japanese culture

Japanese culture is a links to connect more than 100,000 people in Southern California such as enthusiasts of Japanese art and culture, seekers for their Japanese heritage, Japan-born people rediscovering their tradition outside of Japan. This website , www.culturalnews.com and email blast Cultural News Email Update are available for the public for free of...
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Torrance Sister City Association seeking applicants for English teacher in Japan: Applications due on April 14

The Torrance Sister City Association is seeking applicants for one experienced English teacher to work at Kashiwa Municipal High School from August 1, 2017. Kashiwa in Chiba Prefecture, is the sister city of Torrance. Applicants must live or work in Torrance, hold a Bachelor’s degree and have a teaching credential/certificate. A minimum one-year contract runs from...
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Japan program for American high school students to visit Tohoku cities affected by the 2011 disaster, and Tokyo, Hiroshima & Kyoto, June 24 – July 9: Applications due on March 27

The Japan America Society of Southern California is accepting applications from high school students to participate in the 6th TOMODACHI MUFG International Exchange Program, a two-week people-to-people exchange and learning program in early summer 2017. Hosted by the U.S.-Japan Council’s TOMODACHI Initiative and sponsored by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), including The Bank of...
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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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Japanese garden in Phoenix: Festival Welcoming Spring, March 26

Japanese Garden Phoenix

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix Haru in the Garden: A Festival Welcoming Spring Saturday, March 25 6:00 – 9:30 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) Advance tickets: $20 member / $25 general Tickets at gate: $25 member / $30 general www.japanesefriendshipgarden.org + Workshop: Creative Ikebana Using Branches by Kika Shibata Sunday, March 26...
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Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden to present Festival of Tea in Pasadena, March 26, 12:00 – 3:00PM

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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Fundraising concert to showcase Yukiko Matsuyama’s koto music at South Pasadena Public Library, April 14 at 8:00PM

‘East-West’ Fundraising Concert will be held on the ‘Carnegie Stage’ of the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room on Friday, April 14 at 8 p.m. The beautiful, historic Community Room is located at 1115 El Centro Street.  Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and seating will be “festival style”—first come, first seated. This concert will present...
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Koto master Yoko Awaya to present 40th anniversary koto concert at Armstrong Theater, April 15, 2:00PM

The Yoko Awaya Koto Music Conservatory (Awaya-kai) will present the 40th Anniversary Awaya-kai Koto Concert on Saturday, April 15 from 2 p.m. at the James Armstrong Theater in Torrance. The concert program is a diverse, international mix of musical genres to be performed by Awaya-kai members and special guest musicians and dancers. Awaya-kai was...
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Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute to host “Vision of the Japanese American Incarceration 1942-2017” exhibition, April 15, 10AM – 4PM

The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute will be having a one day art show called, “Visions of the Japanese American Incarceration 1942-2017.” It will feature a few artifacts created in the camps, a few photos taken at Manzanar by Toyo Miyatake, and art by local artists. It will take place Saturday April 15th from...
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