May 30

Japan America Society Roundup 5.30.10

Current Hiroshima-ken JET Gail Cetnar Meadows, Editor of Hiroshima JET webzine the Wide Island View, shines a light on some of the upcoming events of Japan America Societies…

JS of Northern California

  • Piano concert performances — JSNC members are invited to attend the Kurosawa Piano Music Foundation’s two upcoming concert performances. The foundation has organized a piano ensemble festival designed to promote U.S.-Japan cultural exchange through music. The festival’s mission is to provide a “trading post” where musicians exchange music from both countries and promote friendship and mutual understanding through musical performances.
    • Date: Monday and Tuesday, June 21 and 22
    • Time: For a complete listing of performances, see the KPMF website.
    • Place: Tateuchi Hall at Finn Center
Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA),
230 San Antonio Circle,
Mountain View, California
    • For more information, click here.

JAS of Greater Philadelphia

  • Technology Showcase of Hiroshima University and Western Japan’s Innovative Academia — JETRO New York invites Japan Society members to this free half-day event featuring a selection of biomedical technologies with commercial potential developed by scientists at Hiroshima University and other innovative academic institutions in Western Japan. This will be the first time these institutions come to the U.S. to present innovative technologies originating in their laboratories. The universities will explain these new technologies through presentations and poster sessions. Following the event, there will be an opportunity to network with the representatives from these universities.
    • Date: Friday, June 11
    • Time: Program 1:30 to 5 p.m. Reception 5 to 6 p.m.
    • Place: The Nippon Club 145 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
    • For more information, click here.

JAS of San Antonio

  • Texas Folklife Festival 2010 — JASSA is participating in this cultural festival with more than 40 different cultural groups represented at the event. This three-day event showcases Texas’s diversity and heritage with a wide variety of ethnic food, music, dance, arts and crafts. Volunteers are needed!
    • Date: Friday to Sunday, June 11 to 13
    • Time: June 11 — 5 to 11 p.m. June 12 — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 13 — 12 to 7 p.m.
    • Place: Institute of Texan Cultures on the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus
    • For more information, click here.

Does your Japan America Society have an upcoming event that you’d like to share with JetWit readers? Email Gail Cetnar Meadows the info.

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