“Philadelphia and Meiji Japan” at Shofuso

“Philadelphia and Meiji Japan” is a free symposium presented in collaboration between the Penn Forum on Japan, the Meiji Jingu Intercultural Research Institute(Tokyo), the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia to commemorate the deep ties between Philadelphia and 19th century Japan. The larger project coincides with the 150th anniversary of the advent of Meiji Japan (1868-1912) and with Philadelphia’s recent designation as America’s first UNESCO World Heritage City.

Join us on Saturday, September 22 from 4 – 6:30 PM for two performances and a closing reception for “Philadelphia and Meiji Japan.” Schedule of events:

4:00 – 4:30 pm: Japanese Court Music Viewing featuring Meiji Jingu Gagaku Ensemble:  Moriyasu ItoAtsuki KatayamaTakanaga Tsutsumi

4:30 – 5:30 pm: Kendo Viewing featuring Alex Bennett, 7-dan and Hiroshi Tomita, 7-dan

5:30 – 6:30 pm: Final Reception

Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131

  • September 22, 2018
  • 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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