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November 2019

“Empowering Empathy and Grace in Leadership” Lecture @ Stony Brook University

November 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794 United States
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Fumiko Hayashi, the first female Mayor of Yokohama and celebrated businesswoman, will give a lecture at Stony Brook University during a trip to the United States in November. As the first woman to be elected as mayor in Japan’s second largest city, Mayor Hayashi has implemented extensive initiatives to promote economic growth, tourism and the arts, sustainable development, as well as women’s empowerment. Prior to taking public office, Mayor Hayashi served as President of BMW Tokyo, Chairperson and CEO of…

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January 2020

Japan Society | Get to Know Kanagawa: Hot Springs, Zen & the Great Wave

January 23 @ 6:30 pm
JAPAN SOCIETY, 333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017 United States
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$21
Japan Society Kanagawa Yokohama

This event is hosted by the Japan Society, and co-hosted by the Kanagawa Prefectural Government. Yokohama City is located within Kanagawa prefecture. TALK & TASTING Image: © Bokksu Thursday, January 23, 6:30 PMEnriched in history, festivals and breathtaking sights, Kanagawa is an ideal destination for any traveler. With so much to see and do, Kanagawa is not just a side trip from Tokyo, but a unique region waiting to be explored. Home to history-rich Kamakura, which once served as the…

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New York Times Travel Show 2020

January 24 @ 9:00 am - January 26 @ 5:00 pm
JACOB K. JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER OF NEW YORK, 655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Yokohama City will be exhibiting at the NYT Travel Show 2020 through the Japan Booth (Level 3, Booth #135).

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Japan Society | Japanese Self-Care: Me-byo

January 27 @ 5:00 pm
JAPAN SOCIETY, 333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017 United States
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$15

This event is hosted by the Japan Society, and co-hosted by the Kanagawa Prefectural Government. Yokohama City is located within Kanagawa prefecture. TALK Monday, January 27, 5:00 PMSelf-care is so important to mental and physical wellness, no matter where you live. The Japanese concept of me-byo, or preventive care, embraces this philosophy through practices that offer the body restoration and support. Activities like meditating, soaking in hot springs and eating nutritious foods fortify our bodies and may fend off ailments before…

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Japan Society | Kamakura Zen: A Samurai Legacy

January 27 @ 6:30 pm
JAPAN SOCIETY, 333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017 United States
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$15

This event is hosted by the Japan Society, and co-hosted by the Kanagawa Prefectural Government. Yokohama City is located within Kanagawa prefecture. TALK Monday, January 27, 6:30 PMHome to over 60 Buddhist temples, as well as the towering Great Buddha statue, Kamakura is the heart of Zen in Japan. Practiced by samurai and statesmen in Japan's feudal era, Zen Buddhism is still widely practiced today, and can focus the mind and calm the body. At this program, head priest of…

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