Taiko drums, Japanese traditional and festive dance, traditional musical instruments, the beauty of the Chanoyu ceremony, Japanese martial arts, and Okinawan traditional dance -- all this will bring the esthetic gifts of Japanese culture to Austin and Central Texas during the 2015 AkiMatsuri, Japan Fall Festival.
Visitors will enjoy a range of Japanese food and sweets, drink sampler, arts and Japanese goods, Yukata booth, calligraphy, origami hands-on, Japanese games and entertainment. In addition, there will be a Raffle and Silent Auction for items such as restaurants massage/spa gift certificates, Japanese art collections, Anime & Festive goods, games, film screening passes, Kimono, Obi, Kimono accessories, door prize, and more! Those who wear Yukata, Kimono, MatsuriHappi coats, cosplayed and Lorita, Harajuku, Tokyo street fashion participants are always welcome and Win the fashion contest!
Saturday, October 17, 2015 Click on image to download the Flyer
We invite you to participate in the 4th US-Japan Friendship Golf Tournament as a sponsor or player on Sunday, August 16, 2015. Join us for a summer day of golf and networking for building relationship between Japanese and Americans in Austin and Central Texas.
This tournament will provide a chance to meet golfers and their colleagues or friends in Austin and Central Texas communities. All skill levels are welcomed!
When: Sunday, August 16, 2015 8:00am Shotgun Start (Reception starts@7:00am) 12:45 - 2:00pm (Lunch & Prizes) Where: Avery Ranch Golf Club 10500 Avery Club Drive Austin, TX 78717 [map] Tournament Format: 4-player Best Ball
invites you to join us for the JASGA'sfirst Award Dinner. This international event brings together the Japanese and American communities to recognize leaders in the field of U.S.-Japan friendship relations. The gala will take place in the early evening on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at the Vintage Villas Hotel & Events.
Please join us with our Honorary Director, NozomuTakaoka, Consul-General of Japan in Houston, and our special sponsor of the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, as we pay tribute to our first distinguished recipient.
Dr. WilliamTsutsui, who will receive the Bridges to Friendship Award and will be our keynote speaker. Mr. KeijiAsakura, landscape architect, planner, and urban designer will be our opening speaker. Ms. SumieKaneko will perform Japanese traditional shamisen and vocal music.