Gifu, The Heartland of Japan

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Community Event

Sep 20168
6:30p.m.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, New York, 10017
United States


TALK & TASTING
Thurs., Sept. 8, 6:30 PM

Select speakers introduce the many charms of Gifu prefecture, including a special presentation on humanitarian and Gifu native Chiune Sugihara by esteemed scholar Dr. Sylvia W. Smoller. The program will also feature a special demonstration of jikabuki, a regional form of kabuki theater performed in rural parts of Japan. At the tasting reception, sample Gifu delicacies rarely found in the U.S., including premium wagyu Hida beef, which makes its U.S. debut at this event, and a variety of fine sakes brewed with Gifu’s famously pure waters.Followed by a tasting reception.
 

Part of Get to Know Japan Series: Gifu Prefecture.

TICKETS
: $19/$15 Japan Society members, seniors and students

 

japansociety . Last modified Aug 03 2016 10:53 a.m.


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