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Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration

October 15th 2018

  Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration (Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Oct. 15, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Created in 1915 by Cranbrook founder George Booth and his father, Henry Wood Booth, Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden is among the oldest in North America. Although the garden today remains a place of inspiration and […]

Birmingham Seeks Host Families for Japanese Sister City Visit

March 24th 2016

Birmingham Seeks Host Families for Japanese Sister City Visit (City of Birmingham Press Release, March 24, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The City of Birmingham is seeking host families for a unique cultural experience as part of its sister city relationship with the City of Ritto in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture. Since 1976, the City of Birmingham […]

Orion Twp. Library Fundraiser Focuses on Japanese Culture April 30

February 25th 2016

Orion Twp. Library Fundraiser Focuses on Japanese Culture April 30 (EVENT page) Visit Japan at the Orion Township Public Library Lake Orion, MI – The Friends of the Orion Township Public Library will hold their fourth annual cultural fundraiser on Saturday, April 30, from 7:00p to 10:00p at the library. This year’s event is Passport […]