IMPORTANT NOTICE:
We Have Rescheduled Our Bon Odori Celebration!



Bon Odori Fall Casual Kimono
FREE PUBLIC EVENT
Co-Sponsored by the Japan Society of Fairfield County and the Consulate General of Japan in New York

JAPANESE FALL FESTIVAL
B O N   O D O R I


Saturday, September 24, 2016
2:00 to 4:30 PM

Jesup Green, Westport, CT
(next to Westport Library at 20 Jesup Rd)

FEATURING

  • Drum performance by NY Taiko Aikokai
  • Okinawan Folk Songs with Sanshin by Junko Fisher
  • Karate Demonstration by Connecticut Seido Karate
  • Japanese Food/Drink Available at Matsu Sushi (across Jesup Green)

Bon Odori is a centuries old tradition where families reunite to honor their ancestors. Ancestral spirits are welcomed through the festivals elegant folk dances.  Dances are unique to each region of Japan as they have evolved through the ages.

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JAPAN x3
THREE MUSEUMS, THREE EXHIBITIONS 

HANGANOW
Contemporary Japanese Printmakers
September 23 through December 18, 2016
ART MUSEUM University of Saint Joseph
OPENING RECEPTION
Thursday, September 22  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
West Hartford, CT
860.231.5399 | www.usj.edu/artgallery
*****
CRAFTING THE ELEMENTS:
Ceramic Art of Modern Japan
from the Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz

September 29 — December 16, 2016
Fairfield University Art Museum
OPENING RECEPTION
September 28, 2016, 6:00 — 7:30PM
Fairfield University Art Museum • fairfield.edu/museum
IMAGE: Suzuki Goro, Box #3, Yachishida, 2009, Oribe ware. Photo by Ben Bocko.
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AN EYE TO THE EAST:
The Inspiration of Japan

October 12, 2016 — February 26, 2017
Bush-Holley Historic Site
Greenwich Historical Society
greenwichhistory.org
IMAGE: Illustration by Gaingero Yeto for Tora’s Happy Day by Florence Peltier Perry, First edition, New York: The Alliance Publishing Co., 1899. William E. Finch, Jr. Archives, Holley-MacRae family papers.