2013

UNESCO announced the addition of Traditional Japanese Cuisine (washoku) to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Dec. 19, 2013

On Dec. 4, 2013, UNESCO announced the addition of Traditional Japanese Cuisine (washoku) to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Intangible Cultural Heritage assets are communal cultural expressions that have been passed from one generation to another, and foster a sense of group identity and continuity. UESCO’s mission is to preserve these traditions for the future. Kodansha shares ...

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Take a much-needed break from holiday chores to join Dr. David Hall, author of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS

Nov. 26, 2013

Take a much-needed break from holiday chores to join Dr. David Hall, author of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS, for a fascinating and enlightening event at the Japan Society in NYC. On December 14, Dr. Hall will talk about samurai training methods and the martial arts schools which have kept these practices alive through the years; then ...

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The Japan Society in New York City will honor the late Donald Richie (1924-2013) with a special series of film screenings.

Oct. 4, 2013

The Japan Society in New York City will honor the late Donald Richie (1924-2013) with a special series of film screenings.  “Richie’s Fantastic Five: Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, Ozu, Yanagimachi & Kore-eda” will begin on October 18 with Kurosawa’s High and Low, followed by one film a month from November through February.

Donald Richie is the author of Kodansha ...

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Join the author of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS for a special event in San Francisco!

June 24, 2013

Join the author of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS for a special event in San Francisco!

If you’re going to be in San Franciso on August 6, join David A. Hall, author of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPANESE MARTIAL ARTS, for a fascinating and lively discussion at the Japan Society of Northern California (500 Washington St., 3 ...

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