World Village Japan Showcase Hyde Park Street Fair

Idaho Japanese Association was at the Hyde Park Street Fair on September 14th (Sat) and 15th (Sun) to celebrate Japanese culture in Boise. We participate in the event as a part of  local NPO Global Village. Many visotors enjoyed  Japanese Drums, Aikido and Judo demonstrations, flower arrangements, Japanese Harp, Japanese Calligraphy, Origami, along with shopping […]

Boise 150th Sesqui-Party

IJA participated Boise 150th Sesqui-Party with Global Lounge. We enjoyed variety of performance from all over the world including Japanese koto and Kamishibai (Japanese picture story telling). We also celebrated Tanabata star festival by hanging our wishes to the bamboo tree. Idaho Statesman Photos

Light Up Nippon

On March 11th, exactly after two years after 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, IJA held a FREE movie event “Light up Nippon.”  Nearly  100 people came to this event. Download Flyer http://lightupnippon.jp/en/  

IJA New Year’s Party

Idaho Japanese Association’s Annual New Year’s Party was January 5th. Everyone enjoyed traditional Japanese omochi making.

BAM’s Family Story Night

Idaho Japanese Association brought tea ceremony experience to BAM’s Family Story Night. It was a success with approximately 60 visitors to the Museum. Through stories, calligraphy and tea ceremony demonstrations, families were able to interact with the exhibitions Eastern Traditions / Western Expressions and White Elephants.