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Taiko Drummers Beat a Path to the 16th Annual Orlando Japan Festival 2016

One of the largest Japanese festivals in Florida took place on November 13, 2016. Presented by the Japan Association of Orlando, the 16th Annual Orlando Japan Festival at The Village at Hunter’s Creek drew over five thousand festival-goers in celebration of the Japanese culture. Throughout the event, Japanese music, artists, food, and community were showcased. At the start of...

Buy Your Luck?! New Year’s specialty Fukubukuro – Lucky Bags!

Fukubukuro Lucky Bag
One of the special and fun New Year’s activities in Japan is the bargain sale called Hatsuuri or the first sale. The highlight of Hatsuuri is the sale of “Fukubukuro” or lucky bags, which is a very popular custom in Japan. The idea behind Fukubukuro originates from a bag that God carries which is filled with luck. Fukubukuros are...

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – Jan 2017

Zodiac Signs Predictions
Aries (21 March – 19 April) - This  is a month of intuitions.  Artistic projects will bring spirituality and energy. Do enjoy the increased energy and find your spiritual side. Business is great, but you need to expect good work and proper conduct from every one of your employees. Communicate and let them know your expectations. If employed,  your employer...

YESS Center Continues to Strive for Excellence

I still remember the moment two years ago when I found out that a spot was available for us to open a cultural center in Orlando.  For me, it was a dream come true.  However, I didn’t realize that others had this vision as well.  As time progressed, I have been amazed at the number of people who had...

How they build the Asano Taiko?

They are called Taiko which means big drum in Japanese. The time and effort that goes into them is unreal and can take around 5 years. One that they are working on was carved from a tree that was over 700 years old and the completed drum will weigh around 2000 lbs. Pretty awesome!!! How they build their Taikos. It's...

Grab your deluxe Bento, Star Wars fans!

Japanese New Year's food traditions will do two or three tier of generous Bento  "Royal Festival", since cooking is too complicated, the average family will be shopping at a major department store to buy a Bento box. Japan Star Wars Special Edition cost 24,000 yen. Senshukai Co., Ltd. In the Belle Maison monthly Club (Headquarters: Osaka, President Hiroyuki following Senshukai...

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – Dec 2016

Aries (21 March – 19 April) - This period  tends to signal a time of new opportunities, growth, and optimism.  Try not to lose an opportunity to stretch your horizon. Travel and education  are the ways to do it. It is also very rewarding month- any reasonable investments will be successful. Your friends who are above you in the work...

Annual Orlando Japan Festival 2016 is coming up on November 13!

Sunday, 11am – 5pm At The Village at Hunter’s Creek, 13574 Village Park Drive Orlando, FL 32837 (John Young Parkway and The Greenway (Rt. 417) The festival has started as a small school festival for the Japanese Language School of Orlando. Over the past fifteen years, it has grown into one of the most popular Japanese cultural festivals in Central Florida....

Manish’s Zodiac Signs Predictions – Nov 2016

Aries (21 March – 19 April) - This is a great month to embark on a new venture as you definitely won’t run out of energy.  Just take the time to choose your path before rushing in. This period signifies the winds of change.  You are destined for greatness and success.  You need to fully own what is possible and...

Bharatanatyam: Classical Dance Styles of India!

Sweta and Divya Srinivasan - Twin daughters of Kannan Srinivasan and Dr. Anita Ekambaram had their arangetram (Indian Classical Dance Debut) with live Orchestra from India on Aug 14th, 2016 at Lyman High School Auditorium.  Bharatanatyam is an ancient classical dance that originated in Southern India, over two thousand years ago and is a dance that combines aesthetics and...
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