2021 JSGH Membership and Sponsorship Information

We have updated our membership and corporate sponsorship information for 2021. Please download the form from the membership pages, and stay connected. While many of our normal activities have been shifted to online, we are staying very active. We are kicking off 2021 with Rakugo Hour by a professional Rakugo-ka, Yanagiya Tozaburo. We appreciate for your support!   >>Read More...

New Year Rakugo Hour with Tozabro Yanagiya III – 新年落語会

Japan Society of Greater Hartford would like to invite you to this special occasion to listen to Japanese professional Rakugo-ka, Tozaburo Yanagiya’s live online Zoom presentation. Space is limited. Reserve your virtual seat today! (We will provide the login info a week before the event.) Date: January 9, 2021 from 4 pm to 5 pm ET Contents: (in English) Understanding Rakugo’s movements using the fan and hand towel What’s left/right? Rakugo Performance Questions from the audience >>Read More...

JSGH Fall Hiking at Gillette Castle State Park

Hello!  The Japan Society of Greater Hartford is organizing a group hike, and you’re invited to join.  Let’s enjoy the fall colors and the great outdoors before it gets cold! Who You and JSGH! What A hike around the Gillette Castle Estate.  See attached for a Map. When  October 25th 2020, 2pm to about 3pm Where Gillette Castle State Park  67 River Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423 Let’s meet in the main parking area near the castle >>Read More...

Cherry Trees Planting at Gillette Castle State Park

On October 3, 2020, with many volunteers help, we were able to plan several cherry trees at the Gillette Castle State Park. In Japan, people visit the beautiful Cherry blossoms during the spring season, at parks, old castles, schools, or along the riverbanks. For them, it is the time to share the joy of living. In Connecticut, however, we only occasionally see these gorgeous Cherry blossoms on private properties, there is nowhere for the public >>Read More...