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Dear reader
Announcing the launch of “Japan Connection ” monthly English magazine which introduces Japanese cultures. After receiving the honor of Mount Fuji added to the World Heritage List as a Cultural Site, Tokyo officially being selected to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and Japanese cuisine added to UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Intangible Cultural Heritage list; Japan is receiving the biggest attention.

We decided to launch the English monthly magazine “Japan Connection” starting April 2014, here in USA. We will provide to latest informations about Japan in this magazine and web site(www.japanconnction.us). We hope this publication will be read all Japanese fun in the United States. Please introduce this magazine “Japan Connection ” to his/her friends. Please experience Japan in LA and go to Japan soon.

Sincerely yours,
Publisher: Toshimasa Tomiyama

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Event Calendar

6/11 - 12/18
Art
Japanese Paintings: From the Zen Mind  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
9/25 - 1/8/2017
Art
Kay Sekimachi: Simple Complexity | Works from the Forrest L. Merrill Collection  Craft & Folk Art Museum  5814 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles
9/27 - 1/8/2017
Others
Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II &mnsp;Japanese American National Museum  100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles
10/16 - 1/29/2017
Culture
“Sharing Culture | Creating Community” Public Opening and Exhibition  Descanso Gardens
11/1 - 1/29/2017
Culture
Time After Time Capsule Exhibit  Japanese American National Museum
11/6 - 12/11
Art
Japan: A Reverence for Beauty by Gil Garcetti  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center  Doizaki Gallery  244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles
12/3
Culture
Art & Study of Taiko  Torrance Cultural Arts Center  3330 Civic Center Dr. Torrance
12/3 & 4
Culture
6th Annual LA International Tea Festival  Japanese American National Museum  Tateuchi Democracy Forum  100 N. Central Ave. Los Angeles
12/4
Art
The paper offering ceremony for the Nehan-zu project of Wakana Kimura  Zenshuji Soto Mission  See p7
12/4
Others
A Special Workshop of Kaidan Project  SuiHoEn: The Japanese Garden  6100 Woodley Ave. Van Nuys
12/10 & 11
Culture
Two-Day Craft Workshop—Indigo Vat Making and Shibori Technique  Japanese American National Museum
12/17
Culture
Edible Adventures: Little Tokyo Sushi Graze  Japanese American National Museum
12/18
Culture
Annual Holiday Tea & Japan Culture Day  Shoseian "Whispering Pine" Japanese Tea House  Brand Park  1601 West Mountain St. Glendale
12/26 - 31
Viewing Stones Show  The Huntington Library, Arts Collections, and Botanical Gardens  1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino
12/28
Culture
Children's Oshogatsu Workshop  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center