Events Calendar

2020/4/6
The Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago serves the 10 Midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The Events Calendar shows Japan-related cultural events such as Japanese festivals, art exhibits, special events, etc. happening in the 10 states every month.

NOTICE: Due to concerns over COVID-19, many events are being canceled. Please be sure to check with event coordinators before attending any event to make sure it is still happening. We encourage everyone to exercise caution and keep your health a safety a priority. 

Current Month

Calendar
July 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Virtual Class
July 1: Japan Society “Manga for Beginners” free trial class

Web Seminar
July 1: “Columbia Sportswear and the Global Pandemic: How One Company is Weathering the Pandemic” webinar with Japan-America Society of Dallas-Fort Worth

Language Exchange
July 1: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese

Virtual Meditation
July 1: Virtual Meditation with Japanese Singing Bowls by Japan Foundation Los Angeles

Virtual Class
July 1: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center
2
Web Seminar
July 2: “The House of Suntory: Bridging the East and the West” Mini Masterclass Series Part One from Japan-America Society of Southern California

Virtual Discussion
July 2: Bijutsu Beats Live Art Chat

Language Exchange
July 2: Online Language Exchange with Nijikaiwa

Web Seminar
July 2: Webinar, “Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic: Best Practices of China, Japan, and Korea” with the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat
3
Virtual Social
July 3: Tanabata Social with Japan-America Society of Chicago’s Young Professionals Club

Virtual Dance Class
July 3: “Virtual Summer Dance Season” presented by Ito Yosakoi
4
Virtual Class
July 4: Virtual Six-Foot Staff Training Tutorial & Workout with the Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Class
July 4: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center
5
Language Exchange
July 5: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese

Virtual Class
July 5: Virtual Shodo Class with Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Class
July 5: Virtual Sumi-e Class with Japanese Culture Center
6
Virtual Workshop
July 6: Virtual “Japan In Schools Workshop: Hanako” with the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington

Web Seminar
July 6: Webinar “The Impact of COVID on the China-Japan Détente” with Japan-America Society of Chicago
7
Virtual Event
July 7: NC Japan Center presents “Japan and the US: Beyond the Crisis” discussion event with Ambassador Sugiyama
8
Web Seminar
July 8: Webinar “Japan’s COVID-19 Strategy between Now and the Olympic Games” with Japan-America Society of Dallas-Fort Worth

Virtual Class
July 8: Virtual Bilingual Yoga Class with The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles Language Exchange
July 8: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese

Virtual Class
July 8: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center
9
Web Seminar
July 9: Virtual Sake Tasting and Lecture with the Japan-America Society of Dallas-Forth Worth

Language Exchange
July 9: Online Language Exchange with Nijikaiwa

Virtual Cooking Class
July 9: Virtual Shogayaki Cooking Class with the Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C.

Virtual Class
July 9: Virtual Reiki Practice for Self-Care with Japanese Culture Center
10
Virtual Networking
July 10: Virtual Networking Lunch with the Japan-America Society of Washington, D.C.

Virtual Dance Class
July 10: “Virtual Summer Dance Season” presented by Ito Yosakoi

Virtual Class
July 10: Virtual Origami Class with the Japan-America Society of Hawaii
11
Virtual Event
July 11: Tokyo House Party

Virtual Class
July 11: Virtual Amigurumi (Japanese Crochet) Class by Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Class
July 11: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Workshop
July 11: Virtual July Zen Meditation Workshop with the Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Dance Class
July 11: Virtual Yosakoi Dance Class with Japan-America Society of Indiana: First Lesson, Date One

Virtual Demonstration
July 11: Virtual Sake Tasting and Pairing Demo with Japan-America Society of Georgia
12
Language Exchange
July 12: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese

Virtual Workshop
July 12: Virtual Introduction to Nihon Buyou (Japanese Dance) Workshop by Japanese Culture Center
13 14 15
Language Exchange
July 15: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese

Virtual Meditation
July 15: Virtual Meditation with Japanese Singing Bowls by Japan Foundation Los Angeles

Virtual Class
July 15: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center
16
Language Exchange
July 16: Online Language Exchange with Nijikaiwa

Virtual Class
July 16: Virtual Reiki Practice for Self-Care with Japanese Culture Center
17
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Virtual Dance Class
July 17: “Virtual Summer Dance Season” presented by Ito Yosakoi
18
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Virtual Class
July 18: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Dance Class
July 18: Virtual Yosakoi Dance Class with Japan-America Society of Indiana: First Lesson, Date Two

Livestream Event
July 18: “I Love Yu! Japanese Bath Houses, Hot Springs, and How to Soak Up the Benefits at Home” Livestream with JFCGPNY
19
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Language Exchange
July 19: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese
20
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society
21
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society
22
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Language Exchange
July 22: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese

Virtual Class
July 22: Virtual Bilingual Yoga Class with The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles

Virtual Class
July 22: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center
23
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Language Exchange
July 23: Online Language Exchange with Nijikaiwa

Web Seminar
July 23: “The House of Suntory: Bridging the East and the West” Mini Masterclass Series Part Two from Japan-America Society of Southern California

Virtual Class
July 23: Virtual Reiki Practice for Self-Care with Japanese Culture Center
24
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Virtual Dance Class
July 24: “Virtual Summer Dance Season” presented by Ito Yosakoi
25
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Virtual Event
July 25: Tokyo House Party

Virtual Class
July 25: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center

Virtual Dance Class
July 25: Virtual Yosakoi Dance Class with Japan-America Society of Indiana: Second Lesson, Date One
26
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Language Exchange
July 26: Virtual Japanese Language Exchange with Chicago Speaks Japanese
27
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society
28
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society
29
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Virtual Meditation
July 29: Virtual Meditation with Japanese Singing Bowls by Japan Foundation Los Angeles

Virtual Class
July 29: Virtual Intro to Origami Class with the Japanese Culture Center
30
Virtual Film Festival
July 17-30: “Japan Cuts” Film Festival with Japan Society

Language Exchange
July 30: Online Language Exchange with Nijikaiwa

Virtual Class
July 30: Virtual Reiki Practice for Self-Care with Japanese Culture Center
31

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