Welcome


The Nippon Club of the Triangle is a nonprofit organization run by all volunteers and committed to providing intercultural programs and activities in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) of North Carolina.

The Club’s major goal is to foster deeper cultural understandings between Japanese and Americans. To achieve this goal, the Club promotes US-Japan cultural exchange and conducts local service activities. The Nippon Club warmly welcomes everyone, Japanese and non-Japanese, who support its goal.

There is no cost to join the club and most of our events are also open to non-members. Completing a form to join us will give you information about the club’s events and other Japanese cultural events in the Triangle area by e-mail. You can also become a member of one or more of the member culture clubs by contacting the group directly.

Nippon Club of the Triangle

Culture Clubs

Triangle Taiko
There are nearly 200 taiko ensembles in North America, and Triangle Taiko is one of only a handful o...
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Japanese Tea Club
Triangle Chanoyu Club (traditional Japanese Tea Club) Let's forget about daily life, make a bowl of...
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Mochi-tsuki
Mochi is the Japanese rice-cake and Mochi-tsuki is the Japanese term for Mochi pounding. The club ha...
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Triangle Choir Club
Triangle Choir Club We gather and sing to enjoy the harmony that momentarily lets us escape to our ...
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Kendo Dōshi Club
Kendo Dōshi is a collective group of kendo practitioners from the Triangle area who come together to
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Bon Odori Club
Bon-Odori is a local Bon Festival dance to share the respect and the gratefulness to ancestors. Memb...
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News & Updates

The 14th Annual NC Japan Summer Festival
The 14th Annual NC Japan Summer Festival
March 29, 2019
The NC Japan Summer Festival organized by the Nippon Club of the Triangle will be held again at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. A spacious, air-conditioned, indoor venue where everyone...
Anime Film Night Series
Anime Film Night Series
March 29, 2019
Presented by Raleigh Sister Cities, and coinciding with the evening of the Nippon Club's celebration of Children's Day, the Anime Film Series will explore Japanese anime from various genres ...
2019 Children’s Day Announcement
2019 Children’s Day Announcement
March 25, 2019
The Nippon Club of the Triangle is very excited to announce a fun event for the whole family! "Kodomo no Hi," or "Children's Day," is a national holiday in Japan celebrating the healthy grow...

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