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  • Wildly Eclectic Exclusive Spotify Playlist Celebrates Seven Years of Japan Society’s Original Music Programming: Press: About: Japan Society
    produced more than 600 showings of Japan s finest performing arts to an extensive American audience in and out of New York City Program topics range from the traditional to the avant garde Japan Society commissions new works administrates national tours organizes residency programs for American and Japanese artists and develops and distributes educational programs The Society is responsible for hosting more than 100 events each year An American nonprofit nonpolitical organization the Society s overarching goal is to cultivate a constructive resonant and dynamic relationship between the people of the U S and Japan Japan Society s 2012 2013 Performing Arts Season Music Highlights KINYA SOGAWA Shakuhachi Exploration Sunday September 23 at 5 00pm File Under Japan Traditional Instrumental Experimental Tickets 15 10 Japan Society Roulette members students seniors OFF SITE Roulette is located at 509 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn NY Tickets can be purchased at Roulette org or by calling 917 267 0363 Japan s shakuhachi virtuoso Kinya Sogawa makes his much anticipated full length U S performance debut at Roulette in a concert co presented by Japan Society and Roulette and featuring special guests Elizabeth Brown Ned Rothenberg Ralph Samuelson and Laurie Sogawa Both a brilliant performer and acclaimed instrument maker unique in the shakuhachi world Sogawa is active in diverse genres of traditional and contemporary music including popular enka songs and video game scores and sound effects Exploring the multifaceted beauty power and versatility of the shakuhachi a traditional Japanese bamboo flute Sogawa performs a wide range of music from meditative solo pieces passed down by the komuso wandering monks of the 17 th century to new 21 st century works by composers Ned Rothenberg and Elizabeth Brown that expand the sonic language of that tradition creating new possibilities for the instrument Related Workshops In the week prior to this U S debut concert Kinya Sogawa leads a series of workshops at Japan Society for performers composers and instrument makers giving participants a deeper look into this versatile shakuhachi For more information please visit www japansociety org KUROMORI KAGURA Folk Music Dance from Tohoku Saturday October 27 at 7 30pm and Sunday October 28 at 5 30pm File Under Dance Japan Traditional Tickets 32 25 Japan Society members Tickets can be purchased at www japansociety org or by calling 212 715 1258 Experience a centuries old folk music and dance tradition from the Tohoku region northeastern Japan performed by artists hailing from towns devastated by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11 2011 Originating in an area often referred to as a treasure chest of Japan s folk performing arts the practice of Kuromori Kagura which represents a demonstration of appreciation to the gods of Shintoism can be traced back to the 17th century honoring the divine spirit of the Kuromori Shrine in Miyako City Iwate Prefecture Designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Folk Asset by the Japanese government the group will perform a selection of dances from its vast repertoire which includes furious jumps brisk turns and whimsical moves accompanied by percussion and fue Japanese flute and performed wearing elaborate masks and colorful costumes revealing a whole new dimension of Japan s traditional performing arts Kuromori Kagura arrives in New York as part of a four city tour produced and organized by Japan Society followed by stops in Middletown CT Wesleyan University Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Museum of Art and Baltimore MD Towson University Running time 90 minutes Pre performance Lectures One hour before all show times and FREE to ticket holders Related Family Event Kuromori Kagura Traditional Music Dance on Sunday October 28 at 11 00am A special event for families with children of all ages invited to enjoy Kuromori Kagura s ritual dances This event offers the opportunity to try basic kagura dance moves participate in craft making and receive good luck from the lion shaped Gon gen sculpture Part of Japan Society s Japan s Annual Festivities series Tickets are 12 5 for Japan Society Members Children 2 or under are free Members may purchase tickets for family at the discounted price OORUTAICHI Cosmic Coco Friday November 16 Cash Bar Opens at 6 30 Show Begins at 7 30pm File Under Electronic Pop Japan Multi Media Tickets 23 18 Japan Society members Tickets can be purchased at www japansociety org or by calling 212 715 1258 C oncertgoers attending dressed in space costumes will receive a complimentary drink Japan s unparalleled vocalist and multi track sound mixmaster Oorutaichi propels audiences into orbit as his colorful yet experimental pop music brings crowds to their feet Time Out Tokyo praises Oorutaichi s live performance as A chain of amusement Amazingly great Dubbed imaginary electronic folklore by Oorutaichi his music weaves fanciful language into never heard before beats and loops Titled after Oorutaichi s latest album Cosmic Coco this exhilarating event features a celestial inspired multi media projection installation by Oorutaichi and his creative team transforming Japan Society s foyer into a revolving nightclub Local sensation DJ Aki opens and concludes the night with contemporary Japanese and American rock pop and hip hop Scheduled Running time 3 Hours BANG ON A CAN ALL STARS Rimpa Reimagined Saturday December 8 at 7 30pm followed by a MetLife Meet the Artists Reception Featuring World Premieres of Japan Society Commissions by VIJAY IYER and MAMORU FUJIEDA and the music of SOMEI SATOH with new video projection by NOBUYUKI HANABUSA File Under Classical Experimental Instrumental Japan Multi media Tickets 28 23 Japan Society members Tickets can be purchased at www japansociety org or by calling 212 715 1258 New York s fiery music group Bang on a Can All Stars which combin es the power and punch of a rock band with the precision and clarity of a chamber ensemble The New York Times unveils new Japan Society commissioned works drawing inspiration from Rimpa a school of Japanese painting that spanned the 17 19 th centuries The program features two pieces one by red hot New York based composer Vijay Iyer

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  • President Truman’s Grandson Meets with Japan’s Atomic Bombing Survivors and New York-area High School Students + Live Webcast: Press: About: Japan Society
    and Nagasaki According to a lengthy interview by the Japan Times Daniel was inspired to attend this year s memorial after after his son read the story Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes at age nine Addressing controversy surrounding the bombings Associated Press quoted Daniel with saying There are other opinions there are other points of view and I don t think we ever finish talking about that The important thing is to keep talking to talk about all of it As a 13 year old schoolgirl Setsuko Thurlow found herself in close proximity to the hypocentre of the atomic blast that rocked Hiroshima A survivor of one of the most pivotal events in modern history she displayed great courage and leadership sharing her experiences in order to sensitize us to the consequences of armed conflict on civilian populations and to promote lasting peace After relocating to Toronto she joined forces with the mayors of Toronto Hiroshima and Nagasaki to establish the Peace Garden in Nathan Phillips Square Over the years she has served with a number of organizations including Voices of Women Canadian Pugwash Group and Toronto Hiroshima Day Coalition continuing her journey from victim to activist On October 26 2007 she received the Order of Canada Citation in Toronto Ontario When the atom bomb fell on Nagasaki August 9 1945 Yasuaki Yamashita was 6 years old An artist and ceramicist he moved to Mexico in 1968 where he has accepted many invitations to speak about his experience These have included schools universities cultural centers a committee of the Mexican Senate and the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts In 2010 he gave his testimony at a memorial ceremony organized by the Mexico City Government on the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings He feels that it is important to keep alive the memory of the suffering devastation and death that nuclear weapons can cause in the hope that no one will ever use them again but is concerned because each year there are fewer and fewer people still alive who can speak about this memory from personal experience Akira Kawasaki is an Executive Committee member of the Tokyo based NGO Peace Boat As a Vice Chair of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons ICAN and a Coordinating Committee member of Abolition 2000 he advocates for and frequently writes in Japanese newspapers and journals on nuclear disarmament Since 2008 Kawasaki coordinates Global Voyage for a Nuclear Free World Peace Boat Hibakusha Project that the atomic bomb survivors travel around the world to raise public awareness on nuclear danger In 2009 2010 he served as an NGO Advisor to Co Chairs of the International Commission on Nuclear Non Proliferation and Disarmament ICNND After the March 11 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster he initiated Peace Boat s activities to help children of Fukushima and organized Global Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World in January 2012 as the Conference Director Hibakusha Stories an initiative of Youth

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/page/about/press/president-trumans-grandson-meets-with-japans-atomic-bombing-survivors-and-new-york-area-high-school-students-live-webcast (2016-02-14)
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  • Japanese Government Commission Chairman Delivers Study Findings on Safety and Prevention after the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant: Press: About: Japan Society
    212 715 1208 Kiyoshi Kurokawa MD is Professor National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Chairman Health and Global Policy Institute and Chair and Co Founder of IMPACT Japan A graduate of University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine he was professor of medicine departments of medicine of UCLA School of Medicine 1979 84 of University of Tokyo 1989 96 Dean of the Medical School at Tokai University 1996 2002 President of Science Council of Japan 2003 06 and Science Advisor to the Prime Minister 2006 08 He served as an executive member of many national and international professional societies of his disciplines including Commissioner of WHO 2005 09 board members of A STAR Singapore Khalifa University Abu Dhabi Advisory Board to the Prime Minister of Malaysia and is an elected member of various scientific societies including Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences of USA Master of American College of Physicians and Founding Governor of ACP Japan Chapter 2003 2011 He has served and serves in many committees of the government of Japan Daniel Bases is a veteran print and broadcast correspondent who has covered financial foreign policy and general news for 20 years In 2012 he was the Reuters fencing correspondent at the London Olympic Games leveraging his 30 years of involvement in the sport He has worked for Reuters for the past 15 years on assignments in Latin America Asia Europe the U S and the United Nations He was a finalist for the New York Asia Society s Osborne Elliott Prize for a series of stories written with colleagues on the accounting abuses of Chinese companies with U S stock market listings He has interviewed presidents prime ministers finance and economy ministers from G7 and emerging market nations for both print and television Founded in 1907

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  • 2015 Events: Past Events: Business & Policy: Programs: Japan Society
    Estate Owner Kenzo Tsujimoto s Latest Venture Tuesday October 6 6 30 PM Business Policy One World Leadership and Culture when Building a Global Company Monday September 28 6 PM Business Policy Moving Forward Japan s Economy under Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing Wednesday August 26 6 30 PM Japan Society China Institute Joint Program Demystifying the AIIB Implications for China Japan the U S Tuesday June 16 6 PM Corporate Program East Asia Opportunities and Challenges for U S Alliances Tuesday May 19 6 PM Corporate Program Changes in Japanese Management Style An Insider s Look Wednesday May 6 12 PM Corporate Program Japan s New Role in the 21st Century Tuesday May 5 6 PM Corporate Program U S Japan Ties Image and Reality Tuesday April 21 9 AM Corporate Program The Importance of History Yukio Okamoto on Addressing Japan s Past Monday April 6 6 PM Corporate Program The Sun Also Rises Japan s Potential in The Post Crisis Global Economy Thursday April 2 6 PM Corporate Program The Trans Pacific Partnership TPP and the Future of U S Japan Trade Relations Monday March 30 6 PM Corporate Program Abenomics in the New Stage Tuesday March 24 8 AM Corporate Program Transformation of Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman on Creating a More Balanced Business Model Thursday March 12 12 PM Corporate Program The Second Chapter of Japan s Revitalization The Current State of Japanese Economy the Abe Administration s Next Challenge Monday March 2 12 PM Corporate Program Changing Memories of World War II 70 Years after 1945 Thursday February 26 6 PM Corporate Program The Path to Sustainable Development Opportunities for Global Businesses Tuesday February 24 6 PM Corporate Program Activism Independence Stewardship Current Trends in U S and Japanese Corporate Governance Wednesday February 18 8

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  • 2014 Events: Past Events: Business & Policy: Programs: Japan Society
    the Brink What Japan Must Do to Assure Regional Stability Wednesday October 8 2014 Corporate Program Abenomics Impacts on Asia and the U S Monday October 6 2014 Corporate Program The Central Banks of the U S Europe and Japan and the Impact on Each Economy Wednesday September 10 2014 Corporate Program Lawson s Takeshi Niinami on the Next Step for Japan s Growth Strategy Wednesday July 23 2014 Corporate Program Spreading Japanese Fast Fashion to the World UNIQLO s International Growth Strategy Tuesday June 17 2014 Corporate Program Managing Employment Related Exposures Risks for the Multinational Corporation Tuesday June 10 2014 Corporate Program Managing Tension and Preventing Conflict in Northeast Asia Thursday May 22 2014 Corporate Program Private Equity s Next Opportunity Seeing Japan through the Eyes of Richard Folsom Wednesday May 14 2014 Corporate Program Revolutionizing Japan s Information Communications Security Environment Friday May 2 2014 Corporate Program Hitting the Mark The Third Arrow in Sharper Focus Wednesday April 30 2014 Corporate Program Coach s Next Chapter Transforming into a Global Luxury Lifestyle Brand Wednesday April 23 2014 Corporate Program Tapping Potential Encouraging Women s Empowerment in the U S Japan Wednesday April 2 2014 Corporate Program Japan s New National Security Strategy Its Impacts on Regional Stability Thursday March 27 2014 Corporate Program Recent Developments in Japan s Economy Monetary Policy Wednesday March 19 2014 Corporate Program Bending Adversity Japan the Art of Survival Monday March 17 2014 Corporate Program Harvard Professor Joseph Nye on America s Rebalance Towards Japan China Wednesday March 12 2014 Corporate Program Where is the Global Market Heading to Now Nouriel Roubini on the Japanese U S World Economies Tuesday February 25 2014 Corporate Program Toray s Strategy for Expanding in the Composite Materials Industry Tuesday February 11 2014 Corporate Program The

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  • 2013 Events: Past Events: Business & Policy: Programs: Japan Society
    俺の経営哲学 常識を覆す70歳からの創業 Saturday September 28 2013 Corporate Program Achieving Regional Stability in East Asia The U S Japan Alliance s Latest Test Tuesday September 10 2013 Corporate Program Where does the Future of Investments Lie Ray Dalio on the Japanese World Economies Friday September 6 2013 This event is SOLD OUT Corporate Program The Growth Strategy of Abenomics An Inside View of the Third Arrow Friday June 28 2013 Sold Out Corporate Program Japan the United Nations in a Turbulent World Wednesday May 29 2013 Corporate Program Flying Into The Future With Made In Japan Thursday May 23 2013 Corporate Program Japan s Sustainable Growth Strategy Wednesday May 22 2013 Corporate Program Lessons at the Zero Bound Tuesday May 21 2013 Corporate Program Challenges to Building Stability on the Korean Peninsula A Talk with Ambassador Glyn Davies Thursday May 9 2013 Corporate Program Investing in Japan Promoting Innovation and Facilitating Changes Wednesday May 1 2013 Corporate Program Global Prospects and Policy Challenges Thursday April 25 2013 Corporate Program Abenomics Could This Time Be Different Tuesday April 23 2013 Corporate Program Tokyo s Place in the World Through the Eyes of Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose Monday April 15 2013 Corporate Program Nuclear Energy Power Other Applications Future Prospects Wednesday April 10 2013 Corporate Program America s Pivot to the Asia Pacific What Will Obama s Second Term Mean to Global Investments Tuesday March 19 2013 Corporate Program Cross Border M A Overcoming Post Acquisition Hurdles to Achieve Growth Thursday March 14 2013 Corporate Program 3 11 Disaster and Change in Japan Tuesday March 12 2013 Corporate Program The Rewards of Taking Risks in the Age of Innovation Friday March 8 2013 The AIG Story Corporate Program An Evening with Maurice Greenberg The AIG Story Monday February 25 2013 Corporate Program Every

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  • 2012 Events: Past Events: Business & Policy: Programs: Japan Society
    Fukushima Lessons Learned Next Steps Forward Wednesday October 17 2012 Corporate Program Revitalizing Corporate Japan A Prescription for Growth Embracing Change in Corporate Japan Thursday October 11 2012 Corporate Program Reviving Wendy s Ernest Higa on Entrepreneurship in Japan Wednesday October 3 2012 米大統領選挙後の世界と日米 Corporate Program U S Japan Relations the World after the 2012 U S Presidential Election 米大統領選挙後の世界と日米 Tuesday September 18 2012 Corporate Program Japan s Blueprint for Tohoku s Reconstruction Wednesday July 18 2012 This event has been cancelled Corporate Program Japan Business Forum New Initiatives for Sustainable Growth Tuesday July 17 2012 Corporate Program A Roadmap for Japan s Steady Sustainable Pathway Forward Monday June 18 2012 Corporate Program Monetary Policy Japan s Economic Recovery Wednesday June 13 2012 Corporate Program Trans Pacific Partnership Pros Cons Thursday May 17 2012 Corporate Program Japan the United Nations Wednesday May 16 2012 Corporate Program Kurt M Campbell on the Future of the U S Japan Relationship Friday May 11 2012 Corporate Program Challenges Opportunities for Credit Rating Agencies Tuesday May 1 2012 Corporate Program Navigating the American Legal System Wednesday April 18 2012 Corporate Program U S Perspectives on the Trans Pacific Partnership Japan Tuesday April 17 2012 Corporate Program Japan s Energy Policy for 2012 and Beyond Wednesday March 28 2012 Corporate Program Korea Japan Relations Thursday March 22 2012 Corporate Program The Yen s Impact on the Recovery of Japan and the World Economy Tuesday March 20 2012 Corporate Program One Year Later Recovery and Resilience in Japan Tuesday March 6 2012 Corporate Program CEO Attitudes on Japan and the Global Economy Wednesday February 15 2012 Corporate Program U S Presidential Preview American Foreign Policy after the 2012 Election Thursday February 9 2012 Corporate Program The 2012 Outlook After a Turbulent 2011 What Lies Ahead for

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  • Japan’s Foreign Policy through a Panoramic Perspective of the World Map
    overview of Japan s foreign policy which aims to contribute more proactively to the peace and stability of the region and the international community amid an increasingly severe security environment in the Asia Pacific region Speaker Shinsuke Sugiyama Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Presider Bret Stephens Deputy Editor Editorial Page The Wall Street Journal Agenda 12 12 30 pm Registration reception 12 30 1 Luncheon 1 2 Lecture and Q A Admission Non members 65 lunch lecture 15 lecture only Japan Society Corporate Members Free up to designated number of tickets additional tickets 45 lunch lecture 10 lecture only Japan Society Individual Members at Patron Circle level and above 45 lunch lecture 10 lecture only Academic and government 30 lunch lecture 10 lecture only Seating is available on a first come first served basis Prepayment must be made with a credit card All registrations and cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event Substitutions are welcome For further information or assistance please contact Business Policy at 212 715 1208 or email register japansociety org Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed

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