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The Nippon Club of the Triangle hosts annual events and supports several groups to foster deeper cultural understandings between Japanese and Americans. Membership in the club is free and most of our events are also open to non-members. Completing a membership form will give you access to our mailing list which offers news about the club's events and other Japanese cultural events in the Triangle area.

Our affiliated clubs currently include Triangle Taiko (Japanese drumming), Triangle Chanoyu (traditional tea ceremony), Mochitsuki Club (mochi pounding), and Bon Odori Club (Japanese folk dance).

Upcoming Club Events

December 17: Year End Mochitsuki (Mochi pounding, もちつき)

Nippon Club of the Triangle will host our annual Year End Mochitsuki Festival. Please join us along with your family and friends and enjoy Mochi with various toppings. Taiko image
Mochi tsuki image Date: Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time: 1pm - 3pm (rain or shine)
Location: NCSU Japan Center at 705 Barbour Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
Free event. Suggested donation of $3 per adult.
Children are free.
To volunteer, contact us at Triangle_Nippon_Club@yahoo.com


The Triangle Area Shinnenkai (New Year Celebration) is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017. The event will take place at the Sarah P Duke Gardens (420 Anderson St, Durham, NC). More details to come.

Nippon Club Photos

Photos from the 2016 Summer Festival and other events are now available on Flickr.
Share your photos with us by emailing triangle_nippon_club@yahoo.com!

Shop at AmazonSmile to Support the Nippon Club

The Nippon Club of the Triangle is registered with AmazonSmile. When you designate the Nippon Club as your favorite organization and make a purchase through AmazonSmile, then 0.5% of the purchase will be donated to the club. There is no additional cost to you.

Nippon Club

2015 Financial Report

The 2015 financial report has been added to the Club Reports page.

Monthly Directors Meeting (the first Wednesday)

Observers are welcome. For the location and time, please contact us at triangle_nippon_club@yahoo.com.

Last updated on 11/5/2016