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July 2007
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A Day in The Park
On June 3rd, Japan Day @Central Park was held featuring the 4-Mile "Japan Run" and the "Japan Day Festival" on Rumsey Playfield. This one day event was for Japanese and Japanese-Americans to introduce Japanese culture to New Yorkers...
Leaders Hold Talks at G8 Summit
From June 6 to 8, Prime Minister Abe attended his first Group of Eight (G8) Summit in Heiligendamm, Germany. On June 6, the Prime Minister took part in a bilateral meeting with President Bush.

Honors for Achievements Building Japan-US Ties
The following people and organizations received awards between April and June of this year to recognize their outstanding achievements and contributions to the Japan - US relationship.

Visit Japan
Journey to the Heart of Japan: Yamagata
Yamagata, translated into English, means "Mountain Shape," and as might be expected, there are many beautiful, and revered mountains, including Mt. Chokai, located in the middle of the prefecture... The prefecture is well known for its fruit, earning it the nickname the "Orchard Kingdom".
Culture Connection
Early Works of Japanese Film and Animation Reborn
Thanks to Digital Meme Co., Ltd., film buffs outside of Japan can now explore a treasure trove of classics from Japanese film and animation.The company recently made avaliable a comprehensive, four DVD collection of 55 Japanese anime classics...
Ambassador Desk
Thank you for subscribing to the commemorative first issue of Japan Info e-Newsletter. Beginning with this issue, we decided to create an e-newsletter so that we could send the report to you monthly instead of quarterly. By doing this, we can update and deliver more timely information on Japan...
Event Calendar
July19-21 Noh & Kyogen in the Park
Dag Hammarskjold Park
(across the street from Japan Society)
July 13th to 19th US-Japan Collaboration on a Japanese Anime Film: TEKKONKINKREET
Quad Cinema 34 West 13th Street
Performing Arts & Films
"Heisei Nakamura-za" by Nakamura Kanzaburo XVIII Avery Fisher Hall Lincoln Center
30th Asian American International Film Festival
Asia Society and Museum, Auditorium
Film Screening: "Three for the Road (Yajikita Dochu Teresuko)"
**Although this event was posted in our newsletter, it is "invitation only". We apologize for the inconvenience.**
  Exhibitions &Cultural Events
Film Screening: "Gojira (Godzilla) (1954)"
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2, T2 Museum of Modern Art
7/5 -8/25
"Art Students' Exhibition in NY" Ise Cultural Foundation Gallery
"Henry Sugimoto"
The Nippon Gallery
Through 8/25
"Miwa Yanagi: Deutsche Bank Collection"
Chelsea Art Museum
Through 10/30 "Japanese Literati Culture in the Edo Period"
Philadelphia Museum of Art
7/31, 3-5pm
"Managing Japan-US-China Relations:
A Japanese Perspective"

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

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