Author: Mariya

20th annual Japanese New Year Celebration on January 19

The Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida will usher in the “Year of the Snake” with its 20th annual Japanese New Year Celebration on Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the Bayview Community Center in Pensacola. Festivities will take place from 12 noon until 4 p.m. and will include performances by the popular Matsuriza taiko drummers, martial…

Report on the 9th Annual Florida-Japan Summit

The 9th Annual Florida-Japan Summit was held in Pensacola, Florida, on June 14 and 15, 2012. It was funded by a grant from the Center for Global Partnership of the Japan Foundation. A welcoming reception was held at the Japan House and International Center of the University of West Florida. The master of ceremonies was Jim…

Pensacola hosts Florida-Japan Summit

The 9th Annual Florida-Japan Summit is coming to the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front on June 15. The Summit aims to foster business and cultural ties between Florida and Japan through presentations and networking opportunities. Past programs have been held in Tallahassee, Delray Beach, Miami, Orlando and Jacksonville. Admission to this year’s Summit is free, but…

NAJAS chair to speak at UWF Japan House

Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida presents From Black Ships to a Black President: Images and Reality in US-Japan Relations By Dr. William R. Farrell, Chairman of the National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) Friday, October 28, 2011 5:30 p.m. University of West Florida International Center (Bldg. 71, Room 136) From the arrival of Commodore Matthew…