The new team member we’d like to introduce is Tomoko!
Come, relax and watch seven short films from/about Japan! 12/2/2017 at MIT
Kazu Aotani Co-president of JBAB (formally JREX) and Japan Festival Boston, and owner of Snappy Ramen and Snappy Sushi He’s lived in Boston for 30 years, and he has a strong desire to show gratitude to the city of Boston. Q. Why did you come to Boston? A. I heard a story about a person[…]
Estuko Yashiro Co President of Japan Festival Boston; Co President, Tewassa; President, GrayMist Enterprises Inc.; CEO, GrayMist Japan Inc.: CEO Q. What is Boston for you? A. Boston is my city, and it is also my home. I started my career here, and where I raised my children. I came to Boston because my former[…]
Chopsticks NY® is a free monthly magazine introducing and promoting Japanese culture. Chopsticks NY® covers both Japanese culture in New York City and the current atmosphere in Japan and is written entirely in English. You can pick up Chopsticks NY® back numbers at our booth! https://fls.net Our all-natural sugar exfoliator was designed with a focus[…]
Miyo Takahashi Le Miyo is our volunteer coordinator- she connects those of the community that want to volunteer for the festival to us, and she also organizes student volunteers. She has been involved since our first event, and she is a vital part of the festival, connecting the Japan Festival team to the volunteers. […]
Michi Nagai Michi is our stage MC. She was once a TV reporter, radio DJ, narrator, event MC and involved in entertainment in the Kansai area. What is Boston to you? A. Boston is more than just my second home – almost the same as Japan at this point. I’ve always dreamed of traveling outside[…]
Akiko Ono Akiko is on the compliance team and she is also participating in the Mikoshi project. She is a raging ball of of energy – she teaches Phys. Ed. at the Boston Higashi School, a ski/snowboard instructor, she has 3 dan in kendo, is a licensed life guard/swim instructor and yoga instructor. She enjoys being[…]
We’d like to introduce to everyone our sponsor JAPAN AIRLINES! Everyone recognizes when they see “JAL”, and surely many of you have flown from Boston to Japan with their airline.
Miho Owens Admin and everything else Miho is the hub of all communications regarding the event, and has worked as our secretary for the event. She has lived in the US for the last 10 years, and is committed to passing the festival down to the next generation. “I’ve lived in Boston for the[…]