Archive for March, 2013

Washington, DC: A City in Bloom with Cherry Blossoms!

March 27, 2013 – 

US-Capitol-Dome-Dogwood-Blossoms-300x200City in Bloom starts tonight! Visit these locations throughout Washington, DC  March 27 through March 31 at 8pm each evening to see their displays!  See the locations on this map.    What’s your favorite location for viewing blossoms?… » READ MORE

U.S.-Japan Friendship Continues to Blossom

March 26, 2013 – 

Here’s a blog from the U.S. Department of State, our partners on the Friendship Blossoms Initiative.

http://blogs.state.gov/index.php/site/entry/japan_friendship_blossom» READ MORE

Did You Know?

March 13, 2013 – 

Did you know that the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation shares an office and ideas with two other Japanese-related organizations? Click here  to see our collaborative model with CULCON and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission in Washington, DC.   This interface spreads our budget … » READ MORE

We remember and honor Japan’s Tohoku region

March 11, 2013 – 

Two years ago, on March 11, 2011, Japan’s Tohoku coastal region was devastated by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami. The two years following these disasters have brought to the forefront incredible stories of resilience and generosity as Japan continues … » READ MORE

A Student’s Experience In Japan Riding the Trains and Other Adventures

March 6, 2013 – 

Neil, a computer engineering major at the University of Nebraska, recently returned from a semester at Senshu University in Japan.  Check out his photos and musings on his blog.  He says, “…the 3 months I spent in Japan studying … » READ MORE