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Corporate Roundtable with Kenzo Sawai on Thursday, 10月 3

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in イベント | 0 comments

Corporate Roundtable with Kenzo Sawai on Thursday, October 3

Corporate Roundtable Speaker: Kenzo Sawai, Chairman of the Board of Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC. We are organizing a Corporate Roundtable with Kenzo Sawai, Chairman of the Board at Upsher-Smith. In 2017, Sawai Pharmaceuticals acquired US-based Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC and they have had a successful relationship since. The topic for this event is the history of Upsher-Smith/Sawai Pharmaceuticals relationship and the impact of the acquisition on business processes. Founded in 1929, Sawai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has grown into one of the leading generics companies in Japan. Guided by its corporate philosophy, “Always Putting Patients First,” Sawai markets...

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JASM Golf Tournament, September 5th

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in イベント, 注目情報 | 0 comments

JASM Golf Tournament, September 5th

JASM Golf Tournament at the Monticello Country Club in Monticello, MN. This tournament will follow a scramble format, where the best ball per foursome is the one that counts. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. For your benefit, the registration will be capped at 72 players (18 foursomes, one per hole) to ensure the complete the golf round is completed in four hours or less. We will have complimentary polo golf shirt features the JASM logo, 100% UV, wick-away polypropylene (Retail value: $45). You can arrange your own foursome, or we’ll get one for you. For further questions, contact Tom Haeg (612-940-3351 or tomhaeg@msn.com) or Marc...

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Como Park Obon Festival: Sunday, 8月 18, 2019

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in イベント, 注目情報 | 0 comments

Como Park Obon Festival: Sunday, August 18, 2019

The Obon Festival, 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 families for three days. Many people will return home to pay their respects at grave-sites, このイベントは、. ミネソタ州独自の文化と, or folk...

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Bon Odori Workshop July 15, 2019

Posted by on Jul 2, 2019 in イベント | 0 comments

Bon Odori Workshop July 15, 2019

The Japan America Society of is hosting a Bon Odori workshop on Monday July 15, 2019. The Bon Odori is a traditional dance performed during Obon Festivals throughout Japan. Before the Obon Festival at Como Park in August, local dancers, Sansei Yonsei Kai, will be teaching us the Bon Odori. There will be live music from Mumin and Susie Kuniyoshi and Friends. If you would like to learn the Bon Odori, please come join us at the rehearsal. It is a free event and all are welcome! We recommend that participants wear comfortable clothing and shoes, or yukata. Unfortunately we do not have a changing space, so if you would like to wear yukata, please come dressed in one...

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Japanese Obon Festival 2019: Volunteers Wanted

Posted by on Jun 11, 2019 in イベント | 0 comments

Japanese Obon Festival 2019: Volunteers Wanted

Edit: as of 8/8/19 we are no longer looking for volunteers. Thank you to everyone who has registered. JASM is searching for volunteers for the year’s annual Obon Festival on Sunday, August 18th! These volunteers help with a variety of tasks, from assisting in the festival set-up process to manning our various booths (specifics can be found below). Please stay tuned for more details! Volunteers receive complimentary admission to this event, and gain a great opportunity to meet new people while helping the community.   Volunteers will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis, and JASM members are a priority. If you would like to become a JASM member, please...

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Harukaze 2019: Momokusu Iwata, Shamisen Tokyo

Posted by on May 12, 2019 in イベント | 0 comments

Harukaze 2019: Momokusu Iwata, Shamisen Tokyo

The Japan America Society of Minnesota presents in memory of Mr. Takuzo Ishida Shamisen Tokyo. Tradition meets Modernity. Award-winning Momokusu Iwata brings the ancient shamisen into modern times with songs infused with rock, jazz, and other contemporary elements. Please join JASM Harukaze, Spring Wind, concert for this exciting performance of true musical cross culture event.     About Momokusu Iwata “Tsugaru Shamisen can create 7 kinds of timbres.” That’s what Momokusu Iwata took home from his master’s first lesson. Since then, he has explored and polished the timbres. He won the Tsugaru shamisen world competition in 2017; however, he was...

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