Japan Society of Greater Hartford New Year Party 2020

We are happy to announce our annual New Year Party on January 19, 2020. This event is open to members and non-members. Time & Date: 11 am – 4 pm / January 19, 2020 Location: Glastonbury Riverfront Community Center (300 Welles St. Glastonbury, CT) There will be Osechi Lunch Box 🎍 Auction 🎍 Mochi-Tsuki 🎍 Omikuji 🎍 Games and much more! There’s no dress code. Feel free to dress up, but not necessary. How to Order: >>Read More...

September Nihongo Night

“Thinking About Japan through Modern Music” by Scott Aalgaard (Asst. Professor, Wesleyan U, East Asian Study) Music is an important entertainment all of us can enjoy. However, music is also an important means which allows us to think about the society, history, agony, dream, as well as Japan and the world itself. Musical Study is a technique which can clarify criticisms, hopes, accusations, and protests expressed in many different ways from our ordinary life viewpoint. By listening to the modern >>Read More...

2019 Fall Picnic Hosted by JSGH

Please join us for a barbecue lunch, games, music and much more! Location: J.B. Williams Park in Glastonbury CT Address: 705 Neipsic Rd, Glastonbury, CT 06033 Date: Saturday, September 21 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m Fee: Adult & Children 14 and over – Member $10 Non-member $12, Children 13 and under – Free Food: Hamburgers, Hotdogs, BBQ (beef & squid), Sweetcorn, Buta-jiru (pork soup w/ vegi), Potato salad, Coleslaw, Bottled Water, etc. Free Popcorn & >>Read More...

Cosplay Contest at Japan Summer Festival

The Cosplay Contest is coming back to JSGH’s Summer Festival on June 15, 2019! (Blue Back Square, West Hartford, CT) Do you love dressing up as your favorite Japanese anime, manga or video game character? Come join us for the Summer Festival Cosplay contest! Please make sure your costume has a Japanese theme and is appropriate for all ages. Cash prizes for the winners! 3:00-4:00 Cosplay Contest Winners will be announced at 4:10! You can >>Read More...