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June Virtual Meeting

Tweet June 10, 2020. A short performance of rakugo in English by Katsura Sunshine Date: June 10, 2020 Time: 10:00 – 11:00Topic: Rakugo Presenter: Katsura SunshineVenue: Virtual Zoom Meeting – link will be sent to those who sign upFee: Free(Though donations, even very small donations, are always welcome, see the letter that arrived in the mail from the donations team for details)RSVP by noon June 8 in order to receive Zoom meeting link on June 9 Please sign-up today to join us for our upcoming June Monthly General Meeting and hear what committees/members have been up to and plans for the coming months. We are excited to offer us all

May Virtual Meeting and 2020 CWAJ Scholar Presentation

Tweet Date: May 13, 2020 Time: 10:00 The CWAJ Scholarship Committee invites you to join us Wednesday, May 13 at 10:00 for the presentation of CWAJ 2020 scholarship winners! Do not miss this chance to hear from our seven scholars who will introduce themselves at our virtual monthly meeting. This is the most exciting organization-wide gathering of the year and our 2020 scholars are an inspiring and impressive group. Additionally, two of our past scholars, Saule and Ririna, who are both extraordinary women, have agreed to speak to us about their activities. What a wonderful opportunity to see how the work you do for CWAJ has ongoing benefits. Please sign-up

April Luncheon Meeting [CANCELED]

Tweet Date: 8 April 2020Topic: Legacy of the 1964 Tokyo OlympicsSpeaker: Ms. Akiko Kuno Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on Thursday, 2 April 2020 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Countdown for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games has already started to provoke a heated national mood for the Olympics approaching in three months. At significant cost, the new National Stadium has been completed and the Olympic Village on the man-made island of Toyosu will soon be open. Names of Japanese athletes

March Luncheon Meeting [CANCELED]

Tweet Dear Friends of CWAJ, Due to the COVID-19 Virus, CWAJ has canceled our March Luncheon Meeting. Although we are sorry to miss an opportunity to gather and to hear Jenifer Rogers, we want to do our part to stem the spread of this virus. Every effort will be made to find a time to reschedule Ms. Rogers. Anyone who reposted details about the March Luncheon Meeting will automatically be entered into the drawing for a free pass to our April Luncheon Meeting. Please be alert for details about April’s meeting which will be posted soon. Thank you all for your support and friendship during this time. CWAJ is women

February Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 12 February 2020Topic: A Touch of Love from ShakespeareSpeaker: Stuart Varnam-Atkin Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on Thursday, 6 February 2020 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Please join us for this wonderful opportunity to enjoy a presentation from a true Shakespearean expert who is also a media personality and a truly engaging speaker. Given his love of Shakespeare I am sure we will be fascinated by his knowledge and be entertained by his exploration of just some of

January Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 22 January 2020Topic: An Instrumental Concert of Traditional Japanese Music to celebrate the New Year of the RatSpeaker: Mr. Yoshihiro Miyamoto Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on Thursday, 16 January 2020 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Please join us for this wonderful opportunity to enjoy a spectacular traditional Japanese instrumental concert to help us celebrate the Year of the Rat and partake in the Japanese Joy of the New Year. The presenters are members of a world-famous family

December Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 4th December 2019Topic: A choral concert to put us in the mood for Christmas and the New YearSpeaker: Koichi Mikami, STAG Acapella choir, Fujisawa Male Voice Choir Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on November 28, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— STAG is a 12-man Acapella choir, an offshoot of the full 60-man Fujisawa Male Voice Choir, named after its team song ‘Silver Threads Among the Gold’. Christmas concerts are now quite popular in Japan, from annual school

November Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 6th Nobemober 2019Topic: A Personal Reflection – A new aristocrat to suit the contemporary sceneSpeaker: Lord Gregory Mostyn Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on October 31, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— Lord Mostyn is one of the youngest British Peers. He will give a very personal talk consisting of two parts – The first part will be the background of his aristocratic family’s more than 500-year history and the second part will essentially be about his own

October Luncheon Meeting

Tweet Date: 9th October 2019Topic: Art, Networking and Well-being: The powerful and energetic Finnish women artists at the Finnish artists’ coloniesSpeaker: Dr Anna-Maria Wiljanen, Director of The Finnish Institute in Japan Venue: Tokyo American ClubTime: 11:30 Social Gathering   11:50 LuncheonFee: ¥5,000 members   ¥6,000 guestsRSVP by noon on October 3, 2019 <Reservation> CWAJ Members:  If you are a member of CWAJ, please go to the reservation site. Non-members:  If you are not a member of CWAJ, please contact at “membership@cwaj.org.” ————————————————————————————— This presentation aims to focus on the art, lives and networks of the women artists at the Önningeby Artists’ colony and the Tuusulanjärvi Artists’ community, both located in Finland, at the end of the 19th