MFWI Japanese Cultural Center

MFWI Japanese Cultural Center The Japanese Cultural Center at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute serves as a program source, museum, and resource center with information on Japanese culture to promote global friendship and peace.

07/08/2019
06/14/2019
Spokane Taiko
06/10/2019

Spokane Taiko

Our summer is heating up with lots of performances including the Spokane City Library tour where YOU get to PLAY the DRUMS.

05/09/2019
Spokane Taiko
05/02/2019

Spokane Taiko

We are so excited to be part of the percussion video being shown at the Spokane Symphony's "M Show" on 5/23 & 5/24 at the Washington Cracker Company Building, 304 W. Pacific in Downtown Spokane.

Embassy of Japan in the USA
05/02/2019

Embassy of Japan in the USA

It is now May 1st in Japan, so the Reiwa Era has officially begun, following His Majesty the Emperor’s abdication of the throne. "Reiwa" means "Beautiful Harmony" and we look forward to continuing to build understanding with our American counterparts in this new Era as well.

03/29/2019
08/18/2018

Unity in the Community today! Come say hi to us in the Cultural Village from 10am - 4pm. Hope to see you there!

http://www.nwunity.org/

02/04/2018
San Jose Taiko

San Jose Taiko

Taiko, big band, swing dancing. 3 elements of a good time. Here is one of the pieces from our immersive show last year, Swingposium, that we produced with Epic Immersive and the Wesley Jazz Ensemble. If you missed that show and want to see more of this, stay tuned because we're going to be announcing more information soon about our upcoming Japantown Immersive event which will feature elements of Swingposium. Let us know if you have ideas for other swing standards we should combine with taiko!!

12/06/2017

JCC Closed 12/6 & 12/7

Photos from MFWI Japanese Cultural Center's post
11/29/2017

Photos from MFWI Japanese Cultural Center's post

Official JET Program USA
11/03/2017

Official JET Program USA

There's just one week left until the online application submission deadline! Our staff are already hard at work processing applications, so be sure to click submit before 11:59 PM on November 9, 2017 and get your application mailed in so that we can start on yours as well!

10/27/2017
Samurai

Samurai

"To learn Kendo, is to learn how to be a good person. To learn how to handle yourself, and handle the sword much better."

Fall Folk Festival - Spokane
10/17/2017

Fall Folk Festival - Spokane

Mark your calendars for the Spokane Folklore Society Fall Folk Festival on Nov 10 and 11th - The schedule is on the website with over 100 performances - but also leave time to enjoy the wonderful jamming that takes place in the main lobby -
Please join us at Spokane Community College - More info
www.spokanefolkfestival.org

09/29/2017
NOP final revised 8-21-17.pdf

Information regarding the future of Tule Lake Segregation/Concentration Camp. In summary the location of the camp will be fenced off for the municipal airport. The link below takes you to the notice.

09/29/2017
08/12/2017

JCC is closed from August 14th to August 18th. However, please come check out our table at the Cultural Village at Unity in the Community on August 19th from 10am to 4pm!

7 Japanese Dishes You Should Definitely Try in the Summer!
07/20/2017
7 Japanese Dishes You Should Definitely Try in the Summer!

7 Japanese Dishes You Should Definitely Try in the Summer!

There are many summer dishes that have been well-loved in Japan since the olden days, from fresh foods to revitalizing beverages. Here are some dishes unique to the humid summer time in Japan!

So this article caught my attention. Please do check out Katy Perry's video in it too. Thoughts? Opinions on cultural ap...
07/18/2017
Paris Jackson Doesn't Get Why Everyone's Making Such a Big Deal About Cultural Appropriation

So this article caught my attention. Please do check out Katy Perry's video in it too. Thoughts? Opinions on cultural appropriation/misappropriation.

Also, to note from a conversation the other day I heard that someone was sued over this issue and lost. I couldn't find any specific articles on it so, if article is true and found, please send me a link.

Apparently she thinks it's just fine.

06/23/2017

Still many items up for grabs! Stop by between 1-5pm today! Free, but donations welcome.

Timeline Photos
06/20/2017

Timeline Photos

Timeline Photos
06/15/2017

Timeline Photos

Readings and Storytelling by Diana Morita Cole, Sideways, Memoir of a Misfit 4/21 9:30am @ SFCC4/22 3pm @ MFWI
04/20/2017

Readings and Storytelling by Diana Morita Cole, Sideways, Memoir of a Misfit
4/21 9:30am @ SFCC
4/22 3pm @ MFWI

Deadline: May 31st - GO!
04/19/2017

Deadline: May 31st - GO!

Japanese Government Scholarship Applications for 2018 are now open! We are accepting applications for Research, Undergraduate, and Specialized Training College Scholarships. The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

For application documents, guidelines, or for more information, please visit our website: http://www.seattle.us.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/scholarship.html.

Please come visit the Nishinomiya Shrine here at JCC.
04/13/2017

Please come visit the Nishinomiya Shrine here at JCC.

Display at JCC by Ellen Krehbiel
03/28/2017

Display at JCC by Ellen Krehbiel

Go Tokyo
03/22/2017

Go Tokyo

Today the 21th of March, The Japan Meteorological Agency has announced the start of cherry blossom season in Tokyo! Despite the rain, on the Sakura tree that is kept under close observation in the Chiyoda-ku, 5 blossoms have come out! This is the first Somei yoshino cherry tree (the one kept under consideration when talking about the start of the cherry blossom season) blooming this year in Japan!

03/16/2017
Great Big Story

Great Big Story

Wagashi are traditional Japanese sweets, elaborately and carefully designed to reflect nature. We got a first-hand look at the craftsmanship that goes into creating wagashi from the Fukushima family, who have been making the treats for over *400 years.*

Happy Hina Matsuri from JCC
03/03/2017

Happy Hina Matsuri from JCC

Just spectacular.
02/28/2017
All About Japan

Just spectacular.

Filmmaker Osamu Hasegawa takes us on a stunning journey through spring and fall in Kyoto, making majestic use of drones, glidecams and time-lapse photography. Even if you've visited the city a dozen times, you're sure to find something here that will make you want to go back!

#AllAboutJapan #Kyoto

Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle
02/14/2017

Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle

Today’s word is tezukurichoko!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know that in Japan only women give chocolate on Valentine’s Day? There is a separate holiday for men to give back to women in March. Many women in Japan, particularly high school girls, use Valentine’s Day as a chance to express their love to their crush with homemade chocolate (tezukurichoko). Will you give anyone chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

バレンタインデーに手作りチョコを好きな人にプレゼントします。

#ManabuMonday #Japanese #日本語

02/08/2017
Tech in Asia

Thoughts?

The universal translator is closer to reality.

Today they set up a fire today in the fireplace!
12/20/2016

Today they set up a fire today in the fireplace!

Today we had ~30 kids come through and they were able to make nengajou for their family! Here's some samples for you!
12/15/2016

Today we had ~30 kids come through and they were able to make nengajou for their family! Here's some samples for you!

Amazing Japanese Gold Leaf Decoration Technique
12/14/2016
Amazing Japanese Gold Leaf Decoration Technique

Amazing Japanese Gold Leaf Decoration Technique

The city of Kanazawa produces about 99% of Japan's gold leaves and the traditional methods are still widely used there. People beat gold into extremely thin sheets, so thin that it will disappear if you rub it with your fingers. The thinned gold leaves are then used for handicrafts, such as vessels…

Thank you notes from some elementary students from Bunka no Hi last month! Thank you!
12/05/2016

Thank you notes from some elementary students from Bunka no Hi last month! Thank you!

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