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    • Fundamentals of Kanji: Part 1 & 2
      ONLINE WORKSHOPS

      Fundamentals of Kanji: Part 1 & 2

      Friday, April 23, 6:30 PM
      Friday, April 30, 6:30 PM

      In these workshops, you will be guided through the fundamental concepts of Kanji structure, bushu (radicals), on & kun readings, and more.
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    • Japan x Taiwan: Choreographers Respond to COVID-19
      ONLINE PANEL DISCUSSION

      Japan x Taiwan: Choreographers Respond to COVID-19

      Wednesday, April 28, 8 PM

      In cooperation with Taipei Cultural Center in New York, the Society presents an online roundtable discussion between rising Japanese butoh artists Kentaro Kujirai and Barabbas Okuyama and Taiwanese contemporary dance choreographers Cheng Hao and Wei-Chia Su as the culmination of a seven-month virtual artist exchange.
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    • Setting Up a Japanese Chisel
      ONLINE WORKSHOP

      Setting Up a Japanese Chisel

      Thursday, April 29, 6 PM

       Join carpenter (daiku) Jeff Bearce in this interactive online workshop dedicated to traditional Japanese chisel set-up and strategies for tool use.
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    • <em>Shomyo</em>: Buddhist Ritual Chant - <em>Moonlight Mantra</em>
      ONLINE TRADITIONAL MUSIC

      Shomyo: Buddhist Ritual Chant - Moonlight Mantra

      Saturday, May 1, 8 PM

      Hailing from two of Japan's major Buddhist sects, the critically-acclaimed group Shomyo no Kai—Voices of a Thousand Years will showcase their mastery of a millennium-old chanting ritual with a performance that transcends sectarian boundaries.
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    • Children’s Day from Home: Health, Happiness and Sports!
      FAMILY

      Children’s Day from Home: Health, Happiness and Sports!

      Sunday, May 2, 1 PM

      Families are invited to participate in full-body workshops highlighting popular sports from Japan including karate, aikido, and Tate sword-fighting. 
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    • Mindfulness through <i>Ikebana</i>: Spring Creations
      ONLINE COURSE

      Mindfulness through Ikebana: Spring Creations

      Tuesday, May 4 — Tuesday, May 25

      In this four-session course, you'll learn the fundamentals of Sogetsu-style ikebana, including how to select plant materials, basic techniques to create beautiful arrangements, and the philosophy behind the practice.
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    • 基本的な英語 ワークショップ / Basic English Workshop
      ONLINE WORKSHOP

      基本的な英語 ワークショップ / Basic English Workshop

      Tuesday, May 4, 2 PM

      このワークショップでは、英語と日本語の基本的な違いを学びながら「英語の基礎」を習得します。基本的構文、数えられる名詞と数えられない名詞の違い、aとtheの使い分けなども含まれています。Structured for Japanese speakers, the Basic English Workshop covers the fundamental differences between Japanese and English. Primary topics include sentence structure, count and noncount nouns, and those pesky articles, a and the.
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    • 英会話体験講座 / English Trial Lesson
      LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT

      英会話体験講座 / English Trial Lesson

      Wednesday, May 5, 8 PM

      この英会話体験講座では、初級クラス、中・上級クラスいずれの内容も扱います。質問タイムも設けています。日頃の生活、勉強の中で英語に関する質問がある方は、当日ぜひ講師に質問してください。日本語で質問して頂いて大丈夫です。体験講座を通して当センターでの英会話教室に興味を持って頂いた方は、翌週から始まる2021年夏の英会話教室にお申し込み頂けます。体験講座の参加費は無料ですが、事前のお申し込みが必要です。 ”RSVP”をクリックしてお申し込みください。
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    • Learn to Read Hiragana & Katakana
      ONLINE WORKSHOPS

      Learn to Read Hiragana & Katakana

      Friday, May 7, 6:30 PM
      Thursday, May 13, 6:30 PM

      These mini-workshops offer the beginning student of Japanese the opportunity to quickly and efficiently master the reading of the two Japanese syllabaries, hiragana and katakana.
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    • Japanese Onomatopoeia
      ONLINE WORKSHOP

      Japanese Onomatopoeia

      Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 PM

      In this workshop, students learn different groups of onomatopoeia such as giongo and gitaigo, covering many topics including animal sounds, weather, health, action, and of course, food!
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