2018 Activities

Weekday Speakers/Performers

Oct. 1st (Mon)
N201 Hands-on Workshop,1:30pm-2:20pm
D106 Lecture, 2:30pm-3:20pm
Oct. 3rd (Wed)
D106 Lecture,1:30pm-2:20pm
D106 Lecture, 2:30pm-3:20pm
Oct. 4th (Thurs)
D106 Lecture, 1:30pm-2:20pm
Martial Arts: Modern Ninjutsu – Armed and Unarmed Fighting Strategies Using Deception and Body Dynamics
D106 Lecture/Demonstration, 2:30pm-3:20pm
Oct. 5th (Fri)
D106 Lecture,10:30am-11:20am
D106 Lecture/Performance,1:30pm-2:20pm
D106 Lecture, 3:00pm-4:00pm

Saturday Activities 

Check out our Program for Japan Week 2018!

Demonstrations at the Exhibitor’s Booth:

書道
明石USA書道教室
              Bldg. C Cafeteria Hallway, 10:00am-5:00pm
谷本子供書道教室
              Bldg. C, Café Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm
囲碁
Bldg. C, Café Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm
俳句
Bldg. C Cafeteria, 10:00am-5:00pm
和服展示
Bldg. L, Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm
折り紙
Bldg. C, Café Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm
バーチャルリアリティ体験
Bldg. C Cafeteria Hallway, 10:00am-5:00pm
和紙人形などの展示
Bldg. C Cafeteria, 10:00am-5:00pm
 
Japanese Movies (with English subtitles):
『テルマエ・ロマエ』                                                                        
Bldg. B104, 11:45am-1:35pm

The movie is provided by the Japan Foundation through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle. Copyright credit: (c) 2012 “THERMAE ROMAE” Film Partners.

  

Light Up Nippon
『日本を照らした奇跡の花火』
Bldg. B104, 1) 10:30am-11:00am, 2) 2:30pm-3:00pm

The movie is provided by the Japan Foundation through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle.
Life Goes On  
『一陽来復(いちようらいふく』
Bldg. B104, 3:30pm-5:00pm

The movie is provided by the Seattle to Fukushima Group

Karaoke:

2万曲以上のカラオケ
16,000 English songs + 12,000 Japanese songs 
Bldg. E126 (near Carlson Theater), 10:00am-5:00pm
English Songs by Artist
English Songs by Title
Japanese Songs by Artist
Japanese Songs by Title

Kid’s Program:

Catch Rubber Duckies (in lieu of Kingyo Sukui)
アヒルちゃんすくい
Bldg. C Water Fountain 10:00am-5:00pm, while supplies last
紙芝居
Bldg. D103, 10:30am-11:15am, 11:45am-12:30pm, 1:00pm-1:45pm
Puppet Shows
人形劇
In Japanese 耳文庫– Bldg. C164, 2:30pm-3:00pm and 4:00pm-4:30pm
In English 民話指人形 – Bldg. C140, 3:15pm-3:45pm and 4:30pm-5:00pm
Traditional Japanese Kid’s Toys and Games (Ayatori, Origami, paper balloon, otedama, ohajiki, kendama, daruma otoshi)
伝統的な日本の遊び(あやとり、折り紙、紙風船、お手玉、おはじき、けん玉、だるま落とし)
Bldg. C Cafeteria, Room 103 10:00am-5:00pm
迷い 子防止プログラム 証明書発行
Bldg. C Cafeteria, 10:00am-5:00pm, while supplies last

Lectures/Workshops/Demonstrations:

50分で2千年の日本史を紹介
Bldg. C164, 11:30am-12:30pm, 12:45pm-1:45pm
Bldg. D103, 2:15pm-3:15pm
Fabulous Furoshiki (limited to 20 participants) 
風呂敷の包み方講座 (参加者20名)
Bldg. B102, 12:30pm-1:30pm
初めての日本旅行
Bldg. C164, 10:30am-11:15am,
Bldg. B102, 2:00pm-3:00pm
原発事故勉強会
Bldg. D102, 12:30pm-1:30pm
生け花展示・実演
Display: Bldg. D106,10:00am-5:00pm
Demonstration: Bldg. D106, 3:00pm-3:45pm
日本とアメリカのインテリアデザイン/住宅の違い
Bldg. D102, 1:45pm-2:45pm
Japanese Dango (Sweets) Cooking Workshop                                
団子作りと日本茶紹介
Bldg. C165, 10:30am-11:30am, 12:30pm-1:30pm, 2:30pm-3:30pm, 4:00pm-5:00pm
江戸から現代の美術史における日本の妖怪歴史
Bldg. B102, 10:15am-11:15am,
Bldg. C140, 12:30pm-1:30pm
JETプログラムで日本で働こう
Bldg. D102, 3:15pm-4:15pm
国費留学生として日本に留学しよう
Bldg. D102, 11:15am-12:15pm
表千家茶道実演
Bldg. D106, 11:00am-11:40am, 12:15pm-12:55pm, 1:30pm-2:10pm
鎧兜(よろい、かぶと)の講義と着付け
Bldg. B102, 3:30pm-4:30pm
武士道
Bldg. C140, 2:00pm-3:00pm

Markets (Flea Markets, Japan Market):

Flea Market & Japan Market, T-shirt Sales
蚤の市、ジャパンマーケット、Tシャツ販売
Japan Market by the Japanese Culture Exchange Club [more expensive, selected items]
Bldg. L- Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm
Flea Market  and T-shirt Sales by the Japanese Culture Exchange Club
Bldg. L- Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm

蚤の市 日本商工会(春秋会
Bldg. C Cafeteria 120AB, 10:00am-5:00pm

Martial Arts:

武道の実演     
Carlson Theater, 10:30am-3:00pm
柔道
Carlson Theater, 10:30am-11:00am
Shinto Ryu Iai-Battojutsu (Iaido/Tameshigiri)
居合道/試し切り
Carlson Theater, 11:00am-11:30am
長刀
Carlson Theater, 11:30am-12:00pm
剣道
Carlson Theater, 12:00pm-12:30pm
Naginata vs. Kendo (Naginata Koryu/Naginata vs. Kendo)
薙刀 対 剣道
Carlson Theater, 12:30pm-1:00pm
Musokai Iaido (Iaido)
居合道
Carlson Theater, 1:00pm-1:30pm
Hoshu Dojo (Jodo)
杖道
Carlson Theater, 1:30pm-2:00pm
Seattle Bujinkan (Ninjutsu)
忍術 
Carlson Theater, 2:00pm-2:30pm
Toda ha Buko Ryu (Naginata Koryu)
古流薙刀
Carlson Theater, 2:30pm-3:00pm

Performances (Cafeteria stage and Courtyards):

Breakdancing to Miura Daichi’s songs 
三浦大知メドレーダンス
Carlson Theater Courtyard, 11:00am-11:15am
太鼓の学校 演奏
Bldg. C Courtyard, 11:15am-11:45am
めぐみ保育園・園児たちの歌
Bldg. C Cafeteria stage, 12:00pm-12:20pm
沖縄民謡+沖縄舞踊
Bldg. C Cafeteria stage, 12:30pm-1:00pm
Okinawa Kenjin Kai Chijinshuu: Okinawan Taiko Eisaa + Lion Dance
沖縄エイサー太鼓+獅子舞
Bldg. L Courtyard, 1:00pm-1:20pm
歌舞伎アカデミー   日本舞踊、三味線
Bldg. C Cafeteria stage, 1:30pm-2:00pm
尺八の演奏
Bldg. C Cafeteria stage, 2:15pm-2:30pm
でこぼこ太鼓 演奏
Bldg. C Courtyard, 2:30pm-2:45pm
EGC: 男声合唱版 花にまつわるヒット曲メドレー
Songs of Hope: ジブリ映画音楽
Bldg. C Cafeteria stage, 2:30pm-3:15pm
コスプレ大会
Bldg. C Cafeteria stage, 4:15pm-5:00pm

Photo Booths:

Dress up as a Samurai 
鎧兜を着た侍写真ブース
Bldg. L Lobby, 10:00am-4:00pm
Dress up in a Yukata 
浴衣写真ブース
Bldg. L Lobby, 10:00am-5:00pm

Get involved today by signing up to be a volunteer or becoming an exhibitor. We are recruiting 200 volunteers for this year’s event while exhibitor space is limited. Please follow the link to the Get Involved page and read each portion thoroughly.