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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/12/13)

December 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 12th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 9th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music by Miyabi and Raion Taiko, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of […]

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WSU Children’s Day Festival (4/24/12)

April 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

The WSU Japan Club is sponsoring a Children’s Day Festival to be held in the Student Center basement on April 24th, 2012 from 12:00-3:00pm. This event is open to all, and there will be cultural performances, kite making, and free sushi.

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Hanayui/Raion Taiko Concert (3/10/12)

March 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Events

The Great Lakes Taiko Center will be hosting Hanayui in a joint concert with Raion Taiko, Michigan’s own local taiko group, and the students of the Taiko Center. Hanayui was formed in 1991 by members of the world-famous taiko group, KODO. Their performances focus on voice and dance using taiko and other traditional Japanese instruments as […]

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19th Annual Michigan Japanese Quiz Bowl (3/3/12)

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

Japanese language and quiz bowl competition for K-12 students on  Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at Wells Hall, Michigan State University. (Co-sponsored by the Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan, the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit, and the Japan Business Society of Detroit.) For the most up-to-date information ‘like’ the event on Facebook.

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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/07/12)

December 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 7th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 8th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of the University of Michigan […]

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Raion Taiko Drum Performance (10/29/11)

October 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

Clarkston High School Japanese Club presents the Raion Taiko (Japanese Drum) performance group, led by Brian Sole and company. To be held at Clarkston High School on Saturday, October 29th, 2011 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Raion Taiko is a spectacular group that brings out the true thunderous sound of the traditional instrument. To achieve the […]

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CJS’s Fall 2011 Noon Lectures (10/27-12/08/11)

October 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The Center for Japanese Studies’ (CJS) Fall 2011 Noon Lecture Series will begin on Thursday, October 27th. This semester’s series features ten talks on all aspects of Japanese history, culture, art, thinking, and more. CJS’s Noon Lecture Series takes place at 12:00PM in Room 1636 of the School of Social Work Building. The talks are […]

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U of M CJS Fall Film Series (9/30-11/18/11)

September 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies is hosting a series of free Japanese movie presentations this summer. CJS will be showcasing a total of four Japanese films at Angell Hall (Auditorium A–enter the building through the doors between Mason and Haven Hall off the Diag) each Friday from September 30th to November 18th. […]

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JBSD Japan Festival Novi (10/2/11)

September 10th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Events

The Japan Business Society of Detroit presents the JBSD Japan Festival 2011, to be held on Sunday, October 2nd from 1:00-4:00PM at Novi High School. The program will consist of cultural presentations & Performances: Cultural Workshops: Tea Ceremony (茶道) Origami (折り紙) Calligraphy (書道) Attractions: Traditional Games & Childrens’Attractions (縁日) Japanese Food (日本食) Cultural Presentations & […]

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CJS’s Film Nite: Howl’s Moving Castle (9/30/11)

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies presents a free screen of director Hayao Miyazaki’s award winning Howl’s Moving Castle (2004; 119 min., 35mm), starting at 7:00PM at Auditorium A, Angell Hall (enter the building through the doors off the Diag between Mason and Haven Halls).

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U of M Kite Festival (9/25/11)

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor will be presenting master kite demonstrations, competitions & challenges, and community art tables on Sunday, September 25th, 2011 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM at Nichol’s Arboretum. The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) will take part in the event by presenting taketonbo, koi nobori-making for […]

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U of M CJS Summer Film Series (7/29-8/19/11)

July 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies is hosting a series of free Japanese movie presentations this summer. CJS will be showcasing a total of four Japanese films at Angell Hall (Auditorium A–enter the building through the doors between Mason and Haven Hall off the Diag) each Friday from July 29th to August 19th. […]

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Four Seasons Bonsai Show (6/25-6/26/11)

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

There will be a bonsai exhibition presented by the Four Seasons Bonsai Club at Telly’s Greenhouse in Troy. The show is free, open to the public, and is the Metro Detroit’s premiere annual bonsai event. Classes, demonstrations, and workshops will all be presented. The show runs from 9:00AM to 7:00PM on Saturday the 25th, and […]

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Manga Mania (6/25/11)

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

Take two dimensional art and storytelling to the next dimension… Take a map to explore manga-related activities throughout the room. Occurring during the annual Ann Arbor Book Festival, on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 2:00-3:30PM. This free event will be held at 2543 North Quad–directions here. More information is available at the Ann Arbor Book […]

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Japan Aid Benefit Concert (6/5/11)

May 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

There will be a family-friendly concert featuring guitarist Joe Reilly along with a crafts sale to benefit Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Victims on Sunday, June 5th from 3:30 to 5:00PM at the Ann Arbor Senior Center in Burns Park. Tickets are $7/person or $20/family at the door–additional donations are always welcome of course! All proceeds wil be […]

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