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2013 / Biden to meet Abe in Tokyo, Dec. 3

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 THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2013   VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN TRAVELS TO JAPAN, CHINA AND THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA  The Vice President has departed for Tokyo, the first stop on a six-day trip to Japan, China and the Republic of Korea. In each country, the Vice...
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2013 / North Dakota / Hina Doll on display at a Fargo shopping center in October

Fargo, North Dakota – 9 members of the Japan- America Cultural Exchange Society of Okayama and three members of the Okayama television and radio recently visited Fargo, North Dakota. The friendship doll exchange of 1927 brought the Miss Okayama Doll from Okayama to North Dakota and the doll has been exhibited in the North...
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2013 / Thru August 25 / Japanese American National Museum exhibits “Visible & Invisible: A Hapa Japanese American History”

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  The Japanese American National Museum, in collaboration with the USC Hapa Japan Database Project, exhibits Visible & Invisible: A Hapa Japanese American History, from April 7 through August 25, 2013. Through photos, historical artifacts, multimedia images, and interactive components, Visible & Invisible explores the diverse and complex history of the mixed-roots and mixed-race...
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2013 / Japan’s major bank provides two-week Japan tour to 26 students in Southern Calif

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  Called TOMODACHI MUFG International Exchange Program, the two-week program in Japan for American high school students started on June 29 when 26 students and four chaperones gathered for bon voyage party and dinner at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Torrance.  Hosted by major international liaison the U.S.-Japan Council and sponsored by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial...
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2013 / 14 educators from U.S. to gather in Los Angeles June 29 for departing Japan tour

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From June 30 to July 10, 2013, 14 educators from the United States, selected for their prominent leadership, will travel to Japan with the Invitational Group Tour Program operated by the Japan Foundation.      The 14 administrators participating in this program has been selected from all over the United States. They are gathering in...
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2013 / Aurora Foundation to provide grant to a creative individual for visiting Japan

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Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation (dba Aurora Foundation) is currently accepting applications for the year 2013 Aurora Challenge Grant.    You can download the application form online at www.jlsf-aurora.org The deadline is now extended again to May 15, 2013, and qualification information is as follows. 【AURORA CHALLENGE GRANT】 Applications are now being accepted for the...
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2013 / Author talks about “Family’s Five Generations as Outsiders in Japan” April 19

The Japan America Society of Southern California presents a discussion and book signing with Leslie Helm, author of “Yokohama Yankee” on Friday, April 19, from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the Japan Foundation Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Admission free. RSVP required by April 17 at www.jas-socal.org...
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2012 Tokyo musicians’ concert for cherry blossom centennial, Nov 2

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  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1nFcBuanf4&feature=share&list=ULg1nFcBuanf4   The planting of 24 cherry trees at the Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles on Nov. 2 will honor the 2012 Japan-U.S. Cherry Blossom Centennial. In commemoration, the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County / the Grand Park, and the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles will host...
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UCLA to invite Senator Inouye and UN Ambassador Nishida for its annual forum, June 1

As a 20th anniversary event, UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies presents “New Visions of Japan Annual Forum” on Friday, June 1.   New Visions of Japan Annual Forum UCLA Anderson Korn Convention Hall (located within the UCLA Anderson School of Management Complex) Friday, June 1, 4:00 – 6:00 pm RSVP:  http://ucla.in/K4ZUlw   Featured...
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