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Video “Pursuing a Forward-Looking Relationship between Japan and the Republic of Korea”

Video “Japan-China Relations: Towards a Mutually Beneficial Relationship Based on Common Strategic Interest”

Video “Communication and Reconciliation in the Post War Era” 

Video “Proactive Contribution to Peace: Helping Resolve Global Issues”new window

Stacy Middle School (Milford, MA) --International Festival (April 29)

Professor Michael Robin Reich is Decorated by Japanese Government

Flash Bento Bash (March 13)

Tamagawa Daigaku Taiko and Dance Group (April 5)

Abenomics is Progressing!

Japanese Cherry Blossom Friendship Festival in Fairhaven, MA (May 3)

Event: "Updates from Tohoku & A Night of Remembrance –A Journey to New Life" (March 31)

5th Boston Charity Concert Series (March 22)

Tohoku Tomo Week at the Five Colleges (March 9-12)

Cranes on the Square @Copley Square (March 8)

Videos on Japan's Foreign Policy

Consulate's Fourth Annual Japanese Language Contest Guidelines and entryform are now available

The Consulate will be closed on Monday, February 9th. For updates, check

New Statement by Prime Minister of Japan regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria (Sunday February 1, 2015)

Japanese Rakugo Storytelling with English subtitles--Free Performance at Boston University (Friday, Feb. 27)

The Consulate will be closed on Tuesday, January 27th. For updates, check

Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria (January 25)

Second New England Nengajo Contest held by Consulate General of Japan

Message from Japan regarding the incident warning of Japanese nationals' execution (Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet)

Message from Japan regarding the incident warning of Japanese nationals' execution (MOFA)

Event: Yukio Okamoto: Japan and its Neighbors: Is Reconciliation Possible? (January 15)

Event: Lunch Talk by YUKIO OKAMOTO (January 16th)

2015 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship Application Now Available (deadline: March 6)

Dr. Ronald Provost Decorated by Japanese Government

Prof. Andrew Gordon Decorated by the Japanese Government

Prof. Joseph Nye Decorated by Japanese Government

Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship

Presentation Ceremony for the Minister of Foreign Affairs Commendation to the Japan America Society of New Hampshire Held

2015 Japanese American Leadership Delegation (JALD) Program Application Now Available DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 26

JET Program Pre-Departure Event Held

Greetings from New Consul General Tsutomu Himeno

Red Sox US-Japan Youth Baseball Exchange Takes Place at Fenway Park

31st Black Ships Festival Celebrated in Newport

Japan America Society of New Hampshire Commended by Japanese Government

Japanese Government Commends Berklee College of Music Professor

Sumie Kaneko J-Trad & More

Application Procedure for Multiple Entry Visa for Indian Nationals

Invitation Program for Japanese American Students

Comparison of the air dose rate data between cities in Japan and the world's major cities and Information on the Final Report on the IAEA Review Mission on Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1–4 (issued on Feb 13, 2014)

Lecture/Presentation by Margaret Yamamoto: Born Nisei: A Japanese American Story (March 14)

MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship for University Students Applpication is Now Available (deadline: March 7, 2014)

New England JET Alumni Association Hosts JETAA Regional Conference

Duo YUMENO to Perform at Tufts University on February 1

The Fourth Annual Consulate General of Japan in Boston Japanese Language Contest for University Students is Now Open (deadline: March 7, 2014)

3rd Annual Boston Charity Concert, Saturday, December 21, 2013 2pm

"Contemporary Kogei Styles in Japan" Exhibition at Morikami Museum, Delray, FL

Senator Scott Brown to Visit Japan October 12-21

Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Mr. Nishimura's talk on Abenomics at Harvard Kennedy School (November 2)

Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) for high school students is now accepting applications (DEADLINE: October 18)

Lecture by Consul General Muto at Northeastern University on October 3: Japan in Asia Pacific--Its Role and Responsibilities in the Changing Strategic Environment

Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble: Wednesday, October 16 at UMASS Amherst's Bowker Auditorium

Kitanodai Gagaku Ensemble: Tuesday, October 15 at Berklee Performance Center

Japan-Boston Joint Entrepreneurship Forum on September 16 (rsvp by September 9)

Boston Conservatory Student Wins Grand Prize at Piano Teachers National Association Competition in Japan

Seventh International MANGA Award (entries, jury members)

Application for 2014 Japanese American Leadership Delegation to Japan

Exemption of Visas for Nationals of Malaysia

Exemption of Visas for Nationals of the Kingdom of Thailand

Prime Minister Abe's Article in the Wall Street Journal: "Japan's Commitment to Africa's Development"

Consul General and Mrs. Muto Visit Smith College Museum of Art on May 23

Prof. Merry White, to receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Ms. Sue C. Root to Receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays

Ms. Yori Oda Receives Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays

Second Annual Japan Festival Boston a Fun-Filled Success

JAPAN FESTIVAL BOSTON at City Hall Plaza on Sunday, May 19

Japan Foundation Exhibit at Northeastern University: "How Did Architects Respond Immediately After 3/11?" through June 12

Sakura Matsuri: Japanese Festival "Genki Style" on Saturday, May 11

"An Introduction to Yuzen (Japanese Kimono)" organized by JREX on May 23

Messages of Condolence from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Consul General Akira Muto on the Explosions at the Boston Marathon

Call for Entries: The Seventh International MANGA Award DEADLINE: May 31, 2013

Exhibit: Samurai! at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (through August 4, 2013)

Exhibit: Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College (through June 2, 2013)

Exhibit: Lethal Beauty: Samurai Weapons and Armor at the Currier Museum in Manchester, NH (through May 5, 2013)

Japan Roundtable 2013 (April 11)

Invitation Program for Japanese-American Students (June/July 2013) DEADLINE: April 23

23rd Japan - America Grassroots Summit 2013 to be held in Shimane July 1st-8th

Call for 2013 Japanese Language Contest entries

“Japan-China Relations at a Crossroads,” by Koichiro Gemba, Foreign Minister of Japan

Northeast Japan: Open for Travel (linked article)

Amherst College Professor Emeritus Ray A. Moore to Receive Imperial Decoration

Press Conference by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda on Takeshima (August 24, 2012)

Fact Sheet: Position of Japan on Takeshima

New Residency Management System for mid-to-long-term residents in Japan begins on Monday, July 9th, 2012




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Sakura Festival


The Greater Boston-Japan Sakura Festival--2012

Click here to view the map of Cherry Trees which were planted