Japan Society of Fairfield County Presents
Japanese Fall Festival with

2018 Bon Odori Girl

Saturday, September 8, 2018
2:00 to 4:00 PM 
(Rain Date: September 9) 

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

- Japanese Bon Odori Dances
- Drum performance by NY Taiko Aikokai
- Origami
- Water Yo-Yo
- Japanese language table

Japanese Food/Drink Available 
At Matsu Sushi (across Jesup Green)

If you have a yukata or kimono, please come in one! 

Takarabune logo

Special Bon-Odori Version of AWA ODORI
Choreography and Original Music by Takarabune


New York Taiko Aikokai Drum Performance

NYTAK - Washington DC Sakura Matsuri 2018

NYTAK Hiryu Sandan Gaeshi at ECTC 2018

Bon Odori Dances Are Easy
Check Out These Videos and Join In the Fun!

Special Bon-Odori Version of AWA ODORI - Choreography and Original Music by Takarabune



...And check out these additional Bon Odori dances we will also perform this year!

Tanko Bushi /San Francisco 2016 Bon Odori

Hanagasa-Ondo /Tokyo 2014

Japan: Current Events and Trends
Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT
2nd Floor Meeting Room

Investment in Japan and the Japanese Economy
Saturday October 20 at 2:00 pm
Keiji Sugimoto, Director JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), will focus on the recent progress of the Japanese economy.

Challenging Times for the US and Japan
Saturday November 17 at 2:00 pm
Dr. William Farrell, National Association of Japan-America Societies will discuss geopolitical security concerns vis a vis North Korea and other regional actors, using historical images to place today's
events in perspective.

These events are open to all at no charge and are made possible through the support of the Board of Trustees of Greenwich Library and generous donors.

For more information contact Dianne Niklaus of the Japan Society of Fairfield County at or call (203) 249-5386.

Fairfield University Art Museum Exhibit
Mizusashi: Japanese Water Jars
Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection

Water Jar Exhibit Fairfield Art Museum

June 5, 2018 through December 14, 2018

Fairfield University Art Museum
The Bellarmine Gallery
200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT, 06824

For more information visit the Fairfield University Art Museum website.

Heavy Flooding Hits Areas Across Japan
Disaster Fundraising Events Are Planned

Visit this CNN article 'Training thunderstorms' made Japan's floods even deadlier to see the devastating impact of recent storms on Japan. The below fundraising efforts are taking place to assist in relieving those impacted by this disaster.

Japan Flood Relief JACC

Japan Society of Fairfield County
2018 Membership
follow the below link for our

yukata dance