The National Park Service invited the Idaho Japanese Association for the opening of a new visitor center at the Minidoka National Historic site near Jerome, Idaho. The opening, on February 22, included Governor Brad Little and survivors of the Minidoka Internment Camp. Over 200 people were there for the opening. The Minidoka Internment Camp was […]
Cerebrating Reiwa Era: Japan’s New Century! Mr. Takashi Teraoka, the Consul General of Japan in Portland, invited the Idaho Japanese Association to celebrate the beginning of Japan’s newest era, Reiwa. Japan marks a new era each time a leader ascends the throne in Japan. The Reiwa Era began May 1, 2019 when Emperor […]
The board president of Idaho Japanese Association was invited to participate the Day of Remembrance at the Statehouse. Governor Brad Little and JACL president Maki Jackson also serves IJA secretary spoke during this event. This year marks the 78th anniversary of Executive Order 9066. The first DOR in Idaho was held in 2002 and is […]
Consular Office of Japan in Portland will host a Japanese language evening. Japanese language students, families, teachers and members of the public are all welcome. Please join us! When: Friday February 21st, 2020. 4:00pm to 5:30 pm Where: Room 202 in the Interactive Learning Center, 2120 W University Dr, Boise, ID 83725 (map) FREE This […]
IJA hosted our annual New Year’s Potluck on January 4th. We are so thankful that so many people were able to attend. We enjoyed delicious food, performances from the Idaho Japanese Language School and events such as Bozu Mekuri and Mochi Tsuki!