Japan Week in New York
Japan Week is a wonderful time indulge your senses with Japanese Culture, Art and Home Decor. JapIt is a public-private partnership organized by the Japan Tourism Agency and Japan National Tourism Organization, supported by the General Consulate of Japan in New York, a public-private partnership organized by the Japan Tourism Agency and Japan National Tourism Organization, supported by the General Consulate of Japan in New York.
The films were meant to invoke time travel to Japan 100 years ago. Transit to Freedom is a short documentary about how Jews were saved by Japanese transport. Another film gave a tour of Emperor Nintoku’s Tomb. These were just a few of the films one could take in. In the display area called Tokyo, Fuji television introduced “Time Trip View,” which offers a new service that caters to customers’ curiosities about Japanese history by utilizing Tablet and Smart Phones. “GLITTER” is a spectacular LED window light show at Fuji TV headquarters building. What was interesting is that not only does it use over 700 LED lights to create various images, it also contains sound effects.
Another area was called JR East. East Japan Railway Company (JR East) is the major passenger railway company serving Japan’s Kanto Region (Greater Tokyo) and Tohoku Region (Northeast Honshu). JR East operates many Shinkansen high-speed rail lines north of Tokyo.They were happy to showcase the high-speed rail lines. These lines will connect to the historic city of Kanazawa in the Hokuriku Region on the west coast of Japan, as well as to the scenic northern island of Hokkaido. They even had 3-D video about the Shinkansen bullet trains.
Candy Artist Sadaharu Ishiwari displayed Candy Craft. Almost all Candy Artists in Japan are Ishiwari’s apprentices. Incredibly elegant! TAKUMI JAPAN is a project aiming to introduce the thriving Japanese small business community to new markets.
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