Application Deadline: March 16, 2018 (Deadline extended!) Be a leader. Be a world traveler. Be a Young Ambassador. A life-changing international experience. This week-long exchange program immerses high-school students in another culture. Students travel to Sendai, Japan, staying with a host family and engaging in leadership, service, and cultural activities.
Centennial Hall Stage, Fair Park Dallas 1001 Washington St. Dallas,
Visionary, environmentalist, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Yoshioka Tatsuya founded Japan's sailing university, Peace Boat, in 1983. Since then, more than 60,000 passengers have traveled the globe on the boat learning about diplomacy, humanitarianism, and ecological issues. Tatsuya's current endeavor is Ecoship, the world's "greenest" cruise ship, set to sail in 2020. Mr. Tatsuyu will also speak at the Oceans Conference from 10:50-11:50am at the Briscoe Carpenter Center.
Niwa Japanese BBQ (patio) 2939 Main Street Dallas,
Come celebrate spring at a fun food festival highlighting some of Japan's signature dishes, including yakitori, ramen and sushi. Enjoy a taiko drum performance by Dallas Kiyari Daiko. 5pm to 9pm at Niwa Japanese BBQ (patio) Free admission. Food items range from $3-$7 at each food station. Advance tickets are encouraged and available in increments of $20 and available for pick-up at the check-in table. 1 ticket = $1. Guests who purchase advance tickets will automatically be…
Interabang Books 10720 Preston Rd. Dallas,
Masatugo Ono, winner of Japan's most prestigious literacy award, the Akutagawa Prize (2014), is professor of modern Francophone literature at Rikkyo University in Tokyo. Lions Cross Point is his first full-length novel published in English.
Kawai Piano Gallery 601 W. Plano Pkwy Plano,
May 31, 2018
Join us to celebrate an outstanding year! Participate in the election of JASDFW Officers and Directors. Mix and mingle with JASDFW members and as you enjoy sushi rolls and other traditional Japanese fare in the elegant setting of Kawai Piano Gallery.
Jackson Walker LLP 2323 Ross Ave., Suite 600 Dallas,
June 13, 2018
A rare opportunity for everyone from beginners to seasoned sommeliers. Taste a variety of premium sake from Japanese breweries, and enjoy Japanese appetizers. Co-hosted by Japan Sake Export Association, UT Dallas Asia Center, and Japan Society in New York.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum Center for Education and Tolerance 211 N. Record Street Dallas,
In 1942, Sam Mihara and his family were removed from their home in San Francisco and sent to Heart Mountain Internment Camp in northern Wyoming. Come hear Sam tell his family's story and share his dedication to preventing civil rights violations like these from every happening again.
Yama Izakaya & Sushi 2625 Old Denton Rd., Ste. 920 Carrollton,
Friday, June 29 | 6:30 PM Saturday, June 30 | 6:00PM General Tickets: $20 | Advance Tickets: $15 (RSVP by June 25) Akira Esashika delights audiences with his renowned shamisen skills. Your ticket price includes one drink and hors d'oeuvres. For more information, call 469-986-4905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Presented by Yama Izakaya & Sushi.
Monday, July 2 | 8:00 am - Tuesday, July 10 | 5:00 pm
On July 2, six Dallas-area high school students will depart for Sendai to learn first-hand about Japanese culture through the Young Ambassadors exchange program. While in Japan, the students will experience a homestay and visit schools and other landmarks in Sendai, Dallas' friendship city. The program is designed to cultivate a new generation of leaders interested in U.S. - Japan relation. The Dallas-Sendai Young Ambassadors is part of the TOMODACHI NAJAS Exchange Program funded by the TOMODACHI Fund for Exchanges…