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Virtual Bunka no Hi (Week 2)

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

Bunka no Hi is going virtual this year! Bunka no Hi, or Japanese Culture Festival, is a free cultural festival dedicated to celebrating, commemorating, and educating the public about Japanese and Japanese American Culture in the Seattle area. We hope you can join us from the safety of your home at our “Virtual Bunka no […]

Free

Virtual Bunka no Hi (Week 3)

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

Bunka no Hi is going virtual this year! Bunka no Hi, or Japanese Culture Festival, is a free cultural festival dedicated to celebrating, commemorating, and educating the public about Japanese and Japanese American Culture in the Seattle area. We hope you can join us from the safety of your home at our “Virtual Bunka no […]

Free

Virtual Bunka no Hi (Week 4)

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

Bunka no Hi is going virtual this year! Bunka no Hi, or Japanese Culture Festival, is a free cultural festival dedicated to celebrating, commemorating, and educating the public about Japanese and Japanese American Culture in the Seattle area. We hope you can join us from the safety of your home at our “Virtual Bunka no […]

Free

Virtual Bunka no Hi (Week 5)

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

Bunka no Hi is going virtual this year! Bunka no Hi, or Japanese Culture Festival, is a free cultural festival dedicated to celebrating, commemorating, and educating the public about Japanese and Japanese American Culture in the Seattle area. We hope you can join us from the safety of your home at our “Virtual Bunka no […]

Free

Executive Order 9066 | Speaker Series

Virtual N/A

February 18, 2022 at 7 pm - 8 pm (PT) via Zoom (sign-in required) We will be hosting a panel with community members 𝗔𝘁𝘀 𝗞𝗶𝘂𝗰𝗵𝗶, member of Omoide writing group, 𝗘𝗶𝗹𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗬𝗮𝗺𝗮𝗱𝗮 𝗟𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲, President of Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League (JACL),and 𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻 𝗬𝗼𝘀𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗼𝗺𝗶, Executive Director of the JCCCW, in honor of Day of Remembrance […]

日系文庫古本市 | Nikkei Bunko Book Sale

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

この冬、読書の楽しさを味わいませんか?ワシントン州日本文化会館・館内の日本語図書館「日系文庫」(2005年〜)で、初となる古本市を開催します。小説、実用書、文学、辞書、料理本、雑誌、DVD、CDなどを25セントからお買い求めいただけます。取り扱いの殆どは日本語の本で、英語の本は一部となります。また売上金は全てJCCCWにおける日系人社会の歴史保存と共有の為の活動に用いられます。 入場無料、予約不要ですが、マスク着用をお願いいたします。また入場の際は、ワクチン接種証明または72時間以内に実施した検査の陰性証明の提示をお願いいたします。 詳細・最新情報は下記公式ウェブサイトで、ご確認ください。 https://www.jcccw.org/nikkei-bunko-book-sale ------------ How about enjoying reading this Winter? Nikkei Bunko Library, our Japanese language library on the JCCCW campus, will host a first book sale-- one day only! The sale will include fiction, non-fiction, literature, dictionaries, cookbooks, magazines, DVDs, CDs and more. A majority of the books will be in Japanese, but […]

Free

Frank Matsura: The Japanese Man Behind the Camera | Speaker Series

Virtual N/A

April 15, 2022 at 7 pm - 8 pm (PT) via Zoom (sign-in required) Join documentary filmmaker Beth Harrington and University of California Irvine Professor Glen Mimura, as they bring to life the secrets of Japanese photographer Frank Matsura who came to the U.S. in 1901 when he was 27 years old. Known for his […]

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日系二世に聞いてみよう〜ミニドカ強制収容所の元・被収容者・時田章吉さん| Speaker Series

Virtual N/A

5月20日(金)午後 7 時 - 午後8時 (PT, 太平洋時間) (JST, 日本時間)] via Zoom (Zoomアカウントへのサインインが必要です) 日系の歴史を学ぶ「スピーカーシリーズ」5月は日本語で開催!日系二世・時田章吉(トキタ・ショウキチ)さんに聞いてみたい質問を、皆様から受け付けます。司会はワシントン州日本文化会館スタッフの中村有理沙が務めます。時田さんは幼少時代をシアトル日本町、およびアイダホ州南部ハントにあるミニドカ(またはミネドカ)強制収容所で戦時中を過ごし、収容所閉鎖後は再びシアトルに戻られました。戦後は家族とともに生活を立て直し、今もシアトルにお住まいです。 戦前・戦中・戦後の日系社会の動向について日系二世の方にお話を伺える貴重な機会。ご質問はオンラインで5月7日(土)まで、参加登録は5月19日まで受付中。5月20日のオンラインイベントで集まった質問にお答えいただきます。またイベント終盤には、参加者が直接質問できる時間も設けます。 ✅ 参加登録・質問入力は下記ウェブサイトから! https://www.jcccw.org/speaker-series ------- 日系の歴史を学ぶオンライン講座「スピーカーシリーズ」(主催:西北日系博物館)を毎月第三金曜に開催中! ------- May 20th at 7 pm - 8 pm (PT) via Zoom (sign-in required) For the month of May we return again with another Speaker Series event in Japanese with community member Shokichi “Shox” Tokita and […]

Free

Virtual Tomodachi Gala

Virtual N/A

Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 7:00 pm (PT) Online via “JCCCW ワ州日本文化会館 Youtube Channel” for free (https://www.youtube.com/c/JCCCWA) HIGHLIGHT: Join us for our third Virtual Tomodachi Gala! During this year’s event, Jake Shimabukuro will receive the 2022 Tomodachi Award from the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (JCCCW). The award recognizes his many years of […]

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Celebrate 120 Years of History of the Seattle Japanese Language School! | Speaker Series

In July of 2022, the Speaker Series will be spotlighting the Seattle Japanese Language School (SJLS) as it celebrates its 120th anniversary! Formerly known as Kokugo Gakkō, the school was originally founded as a way for Nisei children of Issei immigrants to learn about Japanese language and culture. At this event, we’ll explore the storied […]

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“We The Ancestors” — JCCCW Welcomes Mural Project with a Community Celebration

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

The JCCCW (or the ‘J’) is honored to work with artists Kenji Hamai Stoll and Erin Shigaki on the upcoming installation of the “We The Ancestors” mural — a public art piece that celebrates the historic legacy and the rich culture of the “J” community in the Pacific Northwest. Funded in part by the National […]

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Seattle Nikkei History: 120 Years of the North American Post | Speaker Series

Virtual N/A

𝗦𝗲𝗽𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟭𝟲, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 𝗮𝘁 𝟳 𝗽𝗺 - 𝟴 𝗽𝗺 (𝗣𝗧) 𝘃𝗶𝗮 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺 (𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻-𝗶𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱) 𝗶𝗻 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵 For 120 years, The North American Post (NAP) has been providing Seattle’s Japanese American community with local updates and news straight from the heart of Nihonmachi or Seattle’s Japantown. Join us on September 16th, as Misa Murohashi (former NAP […]

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Diary by Issei ‘1945 April 11th, Wednesday’ | Speaker Series

𝗢𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟮𝟭, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 𝗮𝘁 𝟳 𝗽𝗺 - 𝟴 𝗽𝗺 (𝗣𝗧) 𝘃𝗶𝗮 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺 (𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻-𝗶𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱) 𝗶𝗻 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵 Join the Northwest Nikkei Museum in our discussion with musician and artist Jason Okamoto from Portland, Oregon regarding his process of creating his short film released in June of 2022. The film, ‘1945 April 11th, Wednesday’, commemorates the diary […]

Free

Bunka no Hi | 文化の日

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) 1414 S Weller St, Seattle, WA

Bunka no Hi (Japanese Culture Day) is a holiday in Japan celebrating Japanese culture. Bunka no Hi at the JCCCW, or Japanese Culture Day, is a free cultural festival dedicated to celebrating, commemorating, and educating the public about Japanese and Japanese American culture in the Seattle area. Children, families, and the general public are encouraged […]

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