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May 2021
GRAMMY Nominated Aizuri Quartet LIVE on Facebook, May 21st at 5PM EDT 
The GRAMMY nominated Aizuri Quartet is coming to Friday Night Live! Tune into our Facebook page at 5PM EDT on May 21st for a special evening of LIVE repertoire staples and modern pieces. Don't miss what The New York Times applauded as, "a quartet of expert collaborators." Click below to RSVP! 
Official Website: www.AizuriQuartet.com
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NYC Fans Celebrate Japanese Culture, Hope It Spurs Unity—NY1 Has the Full Story
Unity & Pop-Culture—for decades, manga, anime and cosplay has brought Japan and the U.S. together. NY1 reached out to NYC fans & Ambassador Yamanouchi to find out how celebrating Japanese culture fosters cross-cultural understanding and curbs hate. Click below for the full story! 
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Did You Miss Japan Day? Don't Fret,
Check Out the Video Archive!
Did you miss the Japan Day 2021 live stream? The digital event is now archived on YouTube for your viewing pleasure! This year's event was a half-hour long love letter from Japan Day to New York City—dubbed the Thank You Project. 
Tune into the video to catch special performances by Sumie Kaneko, Ka-Na, Soh Daiko, and many more!
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Ambassador Yamanouchi Addresses
Anti-Asian Hate 
The month of May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To mark the occasion, the Consul General Ambassador YAMANOUCHI Kanji issued a statement on the rise of anti-Asian violence. We remain resolute in our support to the members of our community who have been affected or targeted.
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