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Jul 12

JETAA Happy Hour at Seattle Bon Odori

Come and join JETAA & friends for an informal happy hour at the Seattle Bon Odori Festival! We will be gathered in the beer garden, which is located behind the Seattle Buddhist Temple. Please note that ID will be required to enter! Who: PNW JETAA & Friends What: Beer, friends, and all the Bon Odori …

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Mar 28

New day! – Hanami will be on Sunday 4/2! @ UW Quad 1-3 PM

Hardcore Hanami Time! Sunday, April 2nd , 1-3 PM                       Rain or Shine – There is no Plan B! Bundle up & bring snacks to share & warm drinks!  We’ll try to figure out the best place to hang out in the quad if it rains. See you Sunday! UPDATE: All buildings will be closed on …

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Feb 14

Asia Business Forum: 2017 Outlook for Asia’s Economic Powerhouses under Trump’s Trade Policy

This first Asia Business Forum of the year will assess the economic prospects for China, India and Japan in 2017 and the impact of President Trump’s new trade policies and campaign promises. Join ABF’s panel of experts for a lively discussion of the issues making an impact in the region and across the Pacific. As …

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Jan 14

PNW JETAA Outing: Ramen + Tampopo at SIFF

Join us for a showing of Tampopo at SIFF Cinema Uptown on Friday! An unbelievably charming ramen western (yep, that’s what it is), “Tampopo” is being shown in a beautiful 4k restoration on the big screen! To sweeten the deal, Samurai Noodle Truck will be serving ramen from 5pm in front of Uptown Cinema (show …

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Sep 25

Washi and Washoku 2016

It’s here again! What you’ve been waiting all year! Come join us and make Japanese paper the traditional way and eat yummy snacks while you do it. All details are here: Washi Washoku Event page When: October 22nd, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Where: The Dojo at JCCCW Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets

Sep 14

Aritsugu – A cut above the rest! (Kinokuniya Event)

“Reflections on Japanese Cooking” Saturday, Sept. 17 @ 12:30 pm Beginning with 16th century sword making traditions for the Imperial House of Japan to arguably some of the finest cutlery produced today, Fujiwara Aritsugu and his name are still synonymous with fine blades. Celebrating a new book simply titled, “Aritsugu“, Kinokuniya Bookstore in Seattle is hosting a special presentation this …

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Aug 29

Japan Fair – Bellevue’s newest Japan-Related Event Debuts This Labor Day Weekend!

Check out the newest Japan-related event to debut on the “Eastside” this weekend in Bellevue!  Carrying on the legacy set by “Aki Matsuri”, Japan Fair 2016 promises to showcase traditional and new Japanese arts and culture.  Explore the “Market Place” and information booths to learn about the newest products and technology from Japan. Pre-order the great …

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