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The Teaching of “Jōmon:” Human Beings with Great Passion

New York, N.Y.  I will continue to write about “Jōmon Dou.” Jōmon Dojo is a word created by my acquaintance, Mr. Haruichi Kato. He posits there are hints to solve various problems of our present age in the way of life and way of thinking of the people of the Jōmon period. It is said that research in the Jōmon […]

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The Teaching of “Jōmon:” Our Ancient Japanese DNA Inherited

New York, N.Y. The other day I went to Tokyo and attended an interesting gathering. There, we explored the idea that Jōmon period culture forms the foundation of ‘Japaneseness.’ Further, that we can understand our present period through this understanding, finding hints for solving the problems of Japan today. Kato Haruichi, who has started his own foundeation called Jomon-do, presented. And I […]

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Despite Risks, Tokyo Takes Summer Olympics 2020

Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Tokyo will host the Summer Olympics in 2020, after beating Istanbul and Madrid in the final push for the coveted honor. The Japanese capital last hosted the Games in 1964. Madrid was eliminated Saturday in the first round of voting by the International Olympics Committee after final presentations in Argentina’s capital, Buenos […]

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Roosevelt Island Prepares for Third Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

New York, N.Y.  Warm weather is upon us at last, and with it comes the Third Annual Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Festival. Located under the 59th Street Bridge, across from the United Nations, Roosevelt Island has 600 incredible cherry trees. With the opening of FDR Four Freedom Park, a $50 million improvement to the island […]

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Susan Wadsworth: Almost 50 Years of Young Concert Artists Series

New York, N.Y.  Not many people can fulfill their passion – and build an institution – for fifty years. Susan Wadsworth can. The founder of the Young Concert Artists Series (YCA) in New York City is an international legend. Susan and I shared lunch recently at her regular spot, Brasserie Cognac – with the meal prepared […]

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