🌸Virtual Ohanami Social Event 🌸

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🌸Please Join us for our 4th Virtual Ohanami Social Event!🌸Tuesday, April 13 from 7PM to 8:30PM Eastern Time. Join us for a virtual "Ohanami," or cherry blossom viewing party! We will virtually celebrate the traditional custom of viewing cherry blossoms, so be sure to bring your favorite snacks and beverages! Click here to register for the event Here's what we have planned: We will first introduce ohanami and the cultural importance of cherry blossoms in Japan. For our main event, we will have a second appearance of Rakugo performer Mr. Ken Saito to tell a story. After the performance, we welcome attendees to engage with Mr. Saito through conversation and interacting with one another! We will have a breakout session after the performance for guests to learn more about Rakugo, Cool…
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Nippon Club Social Hour Nov 11th

Nippon Club Social Hour Nov 11th

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The Nippon Club has been a little quiet since we've been unable togather face to face. Let's change all of that with some online fun! Join us for a Virtual Zoom Social Hour This Wednesday, November 11th from 7PM to 8:15PM Eastern Time. Pour your favorite cocktail, soda or tea and jump on a casual Zoom video with others like yourself who are interested in Japanese music, arts, food, and culture. Anyone can join. Here's what we have planned:We'll start with a quick update on Nippon Club activities in a typical year, and in 2020 (we miss getting together and hosting events!)Then we'll start our social hour in smaller groups using the Zoom Breakout Rooms feature. Just introduce yourself and give a few more fun facts (we'll give you ideas!),…
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The 15th Annual NC Japan Summer Festival 2020 has been cancelled.

The 15th Annual NC Japan Summer Festival 2020 has been cancelled.

Event, Natsu Matsuri
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 can celebrate in comfort and enjoy delicious authentic Japanese food, unique crafts and goods, traditional cultural displays and activities, and lots of exciting music, dancing and other Japanese entertainment. Event Details Date/Time: July 18th, 2020, 1 PM - 6 PM (Doors will open for Advanced Ticket Purchasers at 11:00 AM) Place: NC State Fairgrounds, Exposition Center Admission: Tickets available online at the Festival Website on April 1st; Kids 12 and under are FREE Full details and program may be found by visiting www.ncjapanfest.org.
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Children’s Day has been cancelled

Children’s Day has been cancelled

Event, Kodomo No Hi
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 growth and happiness of children, traditionally on the fifth day of the fifth month of the year. This year's event will be celebrated by the Nippon Club on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 and will feature games, music, and demos by our affiliated culture clubs! Event Details Time/Date: May 2, 2020, 2 PM - 4 PM Place: NC Japan Center (705 Barbour Drive, Raleigh) Admission: Free and Open to the Public (Suggested Donation of $5/Adult) Event Activities (All activities are free) Mochitsuki Demonstration and Tasting Taiko/Kendo Mini-Lesson Music Performances by Triangle Choir Club Origami Kabuto (Samurai Helmet) Children's…
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International Festival is cancelled

International Festival is cancelled

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International Focus board has voted to postpone the International Festival and next festival will be from February 26 through 28, 2021. Message from International Focus our highest priority is the safety of our attendees and participants. https://internationalfocus.org/festival/ and cancellation letter
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