Day of Service (taking part in University Of Minnesota event)
The Japan-Minnesota Association is delighted to announce that we will take part in the University of Minnesota Day of Service, like we did last year.
Our service is to pick up garbage in the area around Shinjuku station, for the purpose of clean-ups of Tokyo.
The details are as follows;
DATE: September 30th, Sunday, from 6:50am to 8:15 am, Japan time. (September 29th, in Minnesota)
MEETING LOCATION: Shinjuku Station East Door Police Box
WHAT TO BRING: Plastic bags for garbage and rubber or plastic gloves (a backpack recommend as a belonging.)
Let’s have a breakfast together after clean-ups if you are available.
R.S.V.P. by September 25th, Tuesday.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
learn "how to polish a Japanese sword"
Japan Minnesota Association will be hosting the following event on September 22, Saturday.
『 How to Polish a Japanese Sword』
demonstrated by Mr. Fujishiro, a nihontou-polisher
Date: September 22 (Saturday)
Time: 15:00 -17:00, demonstration and 17:30? 19:30, dinner with Mr. Fujishiro
Venue: a workplace of Mr. Fujishiro,
6-1, Kudan-minami 4-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Meeting Place: The Exit of Ichigaya Station, at 15:00, and go to the workplace together.
(There is only one exit for the outside at Ichigaya station of JR line. Harumi Iwanami will stand with a Minnesota flag at the station.)
Please send email to the following address for reservation by August 31.
With place size limited to 10 participants, we recommend early booking we will close accepting reservations when the workplace reaches its maximum occupation.
We have a dinner with Mr. Fujishiro (and his son, a successor) after the demonstration at Allegria. The restaurant, Allegria, near to the workplace, accepts us to open from 17:30 on Saturday! It is a good Italian restaurant.
This is a great and unique opportunity to know Japanese Sword (nihonto or katana).
Big ten golf tournament ＆ JMA golf tounament
We will have two social gathering golf events in October.
1. 12th Big ten Golf tournament
Oc.4(Thu) Suikaido Golf club
Pre-application by Aug.2 (Final deadline Aug.24)
2. Japan Minnesota golf tournament
Oct.20(Sat) Nikko country club
application by Aug.31
For the information or application, please mail to;
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１．第１２回 BIG TEN 懇親ゴルフ大会
2018 Summer party
The Japan-Minnesota Association had a summer party on Sunday, June 24, 2018
at Mitsui Club, Shinjuku. In this party we
had a special event. That is the seminar of Dr. Takatoshi Ito, Professor of Colombia University in New York. He talked about the best introduction of Japanese economy. More than 60
people gathered and had a
wonderful time with nice drink and food.
* This special event's poster is available by clicking the download icon below.
2018 Ohanami Party
Everyone who are interested in, please join this party!
Profile of Takatosi Ito : Ph.D from
Harvard University 1979. He served as associate professor of economics at University of Minnesota. Several years ago, although he was not finally nominated, he was short-listed
for the position of Governor of the Bank of Japan. His view was published in many books and influential media such as The