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【Tomo Angie Hok...
06-29-17
【Tomo Angie Hoku】~Japan Fair 2017 MC~ Japan Fair is proud to announce that Tomo "Angie" Hoku will be returning as our MC for the Main Stage! Tomo (AKA Angie) has been a bilingual emcee for many years ...
06-29-17
【Community Table】 An addition from last year's fair, we are having a Community Table section in the lobby for the advertisement of our community! Across the entrances of the main hall, there will be t...
06-28-17
【10 Days Left】~Countdown~ It's almost here! We have 10 days left until Japan Fair 2017! Japan Fair 2017 will be held at the Meydenbauer Center on Saturday, July 8th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunda...
【KIMONO ART】~Ar...
06-28-17
【KIMONO ART】~Arts and Culture Booth~ Welcome back to Japan Fair, KIMONO ART! KIMONO ART had a booth last year as well and displayed many beautiful kimono to all the visitors. They even had a kimono fa...
【Mini Demo Stag...
06-27-17
【Mini Demo Stage】 Across from the Main Stage this year, there will be two mini stages where several demonstrations will happen, similar to last year. On the first stage, there will be Tea Ceremonies h...
【JCCCW】~Communi...
06-27-17
【JCCCW】~Community Friends Booth~ What does JCCCW stand for? Good question. It stands for Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington! Welcome back to Japan Fair! JCCCW is an organization that...
【Ornament】~Japa...
06-26-17
【Ornament】~Japan Fair Merchandise~ At Japan Fair 2017, there will be Japan Fair limited merchandise! The ornament will be sold at the information booth near the entrances in the main exhibit hall. Eac...
06-26-17
【Raffle】~Raffle Prizes~ There are many prizes in our Festival Raffle and Airline Raffle this year. We are very thankful for all of the companies and organizations who have donated to support Japan Fai...
【Pepper the Rob...
06-24-17
【Pepper the Robot】 Do you know Pepper? No, not salt and pepper! Pepper the robot! He’s a human-shaped robot that can talk, react, and interact with humans! He’s not an ordinary robot either. Pepper is...
【Sake One & Hak...
06-24-17
【Sake One & Hakutsuru】~Market Place Booth~ Did you see the Benefit Dinner post earlier? At the dinner, there will be complimentary Hakutsuru Sake offered by Saké One. We are very grateful for both of ...
06-23-17
【Dinner Auction】~Friends of Japan Benefit Dinner~ Come join us for a night of drinks, dinner, and auction with live entertainment featuring renowned kokyu player Daisuke Kiba from Japan. At the dinner...
【Uwajimaya】~Mar...
06-22-17
【Uwajimaya】~Market Place Booth~ Welcome back, Uwajimaya! We're happy to have you again at Japan Fair! Uwajimaya has been very supportive of Japan Fair for two years straight as one of our loyal sponso...
【IACE Travel】~M...
06-21-17
【IACE】~Market Place Booth~ Guess what day it is today... It's National Selfie Day! Can't get a good selfie while at work or at home? Then take a trip with IACE Travel! It's also summer! Have you plann...
【Kizuki Ramen】~...
06-20-17
【Kizuki Ramen】~Raffle Sponsor~ Today's the first day of summer! But look at this cold weather in Seattle and Bellevue. It's barely even 60 degrees out, and not to mention it's raining... So why not go...
【Media Monday】~...
06-19-17
【Media Monday】~PSPinc~ For our last Media Monday this year, we would like to give a big thanks to PSPinc. Without them, we would not have this platform for the blog or website. They have been supporti...
【Father's Day】
06-18-17
【Father's Day】 Happy Father's Day to all the fathers out there! We know Father's Day is often forgotten or at least overshadowed by Mother's Day but we haven't forgotten. I've heard that 94% of people...
【Ro Higashi】~Ma...
06-17-17
【Ro Higashi】~Market Place Booth~ We are happy to welcome back Ro Higashi to Japan Fair! The custom drawings Ro Higashi drew for the visitors of her booth last year were very popular! A lot of people s...
【Music of Remem...
06-16-17
【Music of Remembrance】~Community Friends Booth~ Founded in 1998, Music of Remembrance (MOR) fills a unique cultural role in Seattle and throughout the world by remembering the Holocaust through music ...
06-15-17
【Throwback Thursday】~Raffle~ Last year's raffle drawings were very exciting as the visitors won many gift certificates and goods. There were even a pair of domestic plane tickets from Delta and a pair...
【Pinpoint Marke...
06-14-17
【Pinpoint Marketing Japan】~Market Place Booth~ Pinpoint what you want by looking at the unique products Pinpoint Marketing Japan will bring to Japan Fair! Try to pinpoint what the bottom left product ...