Sakura Fundraising Campaign

JSGH has kicked off the fundraising campaign for the cherry tree planting at the Gillette Castle State Park. Please see the campaign page at GoFundMe site for the details. Please share the campaign and donate what you can. Hope you support us! >>Read More...

Nihongo Night March 2020 – Novel Coronavirus Disease

This event is now available online! Saturday, March 21, 2020 (4 pm – 7 pm) COVID-19: Novel Coronavirus Disease By Dr. Kazuya Machida Pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019. The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020. On February 11, WHO announced a name for the new coronavirus disease: COVID-19. On February >>Read More...

Hiroshima Memory in Imagination – CCSU

3/12: Update – This event has been postponed to a future date. ———————————————————————- We received event information from CCSU. Please see below. Hiroshima Memory in Imagination Art Exhibition of Atomic Bomb drawings March 30, 2020 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. March 31, 2020 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Talk and Panel March 31, 2020 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. At CCSU Student Center Bellin Gallery Open to public The >>Read More...

JSGH To Receive Japanese Foreign Ministry’s Commendation

    Last July, the Japan Society of Greater Hartford was awarded the Commendation from the Japanese Foreign Ministry. Last week, we received the certificate of commendation from the Japanese Ambassador to the US at the reception held by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. Everyone at JSGH is honored and happy to be acknowledged our activities in this way. The certificate roughly translates as: Certificate of Commendation Japan Society of Greater Hartford Your association >>Read More...

Nihongo Night Feb 2020 – The Era of Showa Part 1

Our next Nihongo Night is scheduled on February 22, 2020 from 5 pm to 7 pm ET. The topic is “The Era of Showa – Part 1”. Mr. Mas Hongoh of JSGH will talk about Japan in the Meiji, Taisho eras to the beginning of the Showa era. “As a child growing in Japan, I used to hear “Meiji Era is long gone…” That was after the Pacific War ended. Now Japan is living in >>Read More...