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【Japan Fair 201...
07-14-17
【Japan Fair 2017 Survey】 Please take this 3 minute survey to give us feedback on Japan Fair 2017! https://s.surveyplanet.com/ByuocErBW Thank you in advance!...
07-10-17
【Winners】~Raffle~ Did you buy a raffle ticket during Japan Fair? Check to see if you won on our website! Please contact us if you have won...
【Tanabata】
07-07-17
【Tanabata】 Tomorrow is the first day of Japan Fair! The theme for Japan Fair is Tanabata. Today, July 7th, is Tanabata! So what is Tanabata? It's celebrated on July 7th and many festivals happen all a...
【Hokubei Hochi ...
07-06-17
【Hokubei Hochi Foundation】 Before the event actually starts, we want to make sure we appreciate Hokubei Hochi Foundation. Why? Because Japan Fair 2017 is operated under Hokubei Hochi Foundation. Witho...
07-05-17
【3 Days Left】~Countdown~ We only have 3 days left until Japan Fair! Orihime and Hikoboshi are looking forward to seeing each other and coming to Japan Fair. Invite all your friends and family if you h...
07-05-17
【Independence Day】~4th of July~ Happy Birthday America! Hopefully everyone is enjoying their sunny 4th! Are you planning to go see some fireworks?...
07-04-17
【Food】~Food Market~ First off, there is no pre-sale of food this year. All food items can be purchased at the venue when you feel like eating. This year, there will be a Food Market along with the hot...
07-04-17
【Kid's Area】~Activities~ A part of the main exhibit hall will be dedicated to a Kid's Area. There will be many activities for the kids! Near the entrance of the main exhibit hall, the Kid's Area will ...
07-03-17
【Sponsors】~Acknowledgement~ We are very grateful for all of the sponsors who are supporting Japan Fair 2017. Without their help, this event wouldn't be free for all of the visitors. Thank you very muc...
07-02-17
【Community Leaders】 In this post, we want to appreciate all the community leaders who have supported and kept Japan Fair going. Our community leaders include the Consul General of Japan, Yoichiro Yama...
【Seattle GO Cen...
07-01-17
【Seattle GO Center】~Community Friends Booth~ There are two traditional board games in Japan; shogi and igo. While shogi is known as Japanese chess, igo is commonly known as go. Even though go has real...
06-30-17
【Silent Auction】~Festival Silent Auction~ We are excited to announce that we have many items for the silent auction at Japan Fair 2017! Feeling unsettled? Need some inner guidance? Have a one-hour Rei...
【Daisuke Kiba】~...
06-30-17
【Daisuke Kiba】~Performer~ Daisuke Kiba is a kokyū player from Japan. The kokyū is a traditional Japanese string instrument and is played with a bow. Similar to shamisen, the kokyū traditionally has 3 ...
06-30-17
【Main Stage Performances】~Performers~ We have many performances on stage this year! So many you won't be able to get away from the stage. On Saturday, we will kick off the event with CHI-KA singing J-...
【Tomo Angie Hok...
06-29-17
【Tomo Angie Hoku】~Japan Fair 2017 MC~ Japan Fair is proud to announce that Tomo "Angie" Hoku will be returning as our MC for the Main Stage! Tomo (AKA Angie) has been a bilingual emcee for many years ...
06-29-17
【Community Table】 An addition from last year's fair, we are having a Community Table section in the lobby for the advertisement of our community! Across the entrances of the main hall, there will be t...
06-28-17
【10 Days Left】~Countdown~ It's almost here! We have 10 days left until Japan Fair 2017! Japan Fair 2017 will be held at the Meydenbauer Center on Saturday, July 8th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunda...
【KIMONO ART】~Ar...
06-28-17
【KIMONO ART】~Arts and Culture Booth~ Welcome back to Japan Fair, KIMONO ART! KIMONO ART had a booth last year as well and displayed many beautiful kimono to all the visitors. They even had a kimono fa...
【Mini Demo Stag...
06-27-17
【Mini Demo Stage】 Across from the Main Stage this year, there will be two mini stages where several demonstrations will happen, similar to last year. On the first stage, there will be Tea Ceremonies h...
【JCCCW】~Communi...
06-27-17
【JCCCW】~Community Friends Booth~ What does JCCCW stand for? Good question. It stands for Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington! Welcome back to Japan Fair! JCCCW is an organization that...