Posts made in July, 2015

灯籠祭り; Volunteer Information

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in イベント, General | 0 comments

Lantern Lighting Festival; Volunteer Information

Volunteering Opportunities We are looking for volunteers and would really appreciate your help in making this year’s Lantern Lighting Festival a success. By volunteering, you will receive complimentary admission to the event. ミネソタ州最大の, 日本イベントである, takes place in Como Park every August. Modeled after summer festivals held across Japan, にコモパークで開催されます。, ステージでのパフォーマンス・, 日本文化の体験・ゲーム, などが催され、, 日本の夏祭りのように屋台で, Japanese food. The event is reminiscent of Japan’s annual Obon holiday, an important cultural and family event. During this holiday it is said that ancestral spirits revisit their...

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2015 Fundraising Campaign

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in イベント, Fundraising | 0 comments

2015 Fundraising Campaign

  “I am forever grateful…and hope to return to give back as much as (JASM) has given me.” — Samantha Vang “Of all the opportunities I have been lucky enough to stumble upon, the trip I took to Washington DC. with JASM has been one of the most rewarding…I am incredibly grateful for JASM for giving students like me an opportunity like this.” — Benjamin Allard   It has been a very exciting year for the Japan America Society of Minnesota. The organization has been doing its best to provide opportunities to Minnesota to connect with Japan for the past 40 years. This year, 2015, there are some exciting things underway. It is great to have had...

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JASM Professional Group; 8月 5, 2015

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in イベント, General | 0 comments

JASM Professional Group; August 5, 2015

The JASM Professionals Group — put on by JASM’s Young Professionals Group Committee — provides networking opportunities primarily for business professionals at social events. Here, fellow professionals can tell stories about their experiences in Japan as well as share interests in the culture and society both from a personal and professional perspective. Meetings are currently scheduled to take place every other month at a Japanese restaurant. This also provides an opportunity to try different Japanese restaurants in the Twin Cities area and for interested members to find out more about the JASM mission and activities in the community. Date: Wednesday, August 5th...

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The 4th Annual Sake Series: Sake 101; July 28th

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in イベント, General | 0 comments

The 4th Annual Sake Series: Sake 101; July 28th

The 4th Annual Sake Series Sake 101 Sake 101; Tuesday July 28th, 2015 If you have ever wondered how to read sake labels or how to select one to your liking, this is your opportunity to learn all about sake from an expert. Eric Swanson has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the world of sake in Japan, the United States, and internationally, and he is happy to share a bit of what he knows! Come and learn how sake is made, what type of rice is used, and how to select sake. Not only can you have all of your questions about sake answered, but after the special presentation “Sake 101” you can also taste a variety of sake carefully selected and presented by...

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