Heart of America

Japan-America Society
The mission of the Heart of America Japan-America Society is to further understanding 
between the peoples of Japan and the Greater Kansas City area by promoting
social, cultural and educational exchanges.

Message from HAJAS

To Heart of America Japan-America Society Members--

The Virtual 2020 Greater Kansas City Japan Festival website

is live!

Now you can find videos of:

Aikido - Aikijuku Dojo

Kimono Demonstration - Sachie and Miyako

Taiko - Three Trails Taiko

Calligraphy - a viewing of "The Narrow Road to Oku" story scroll (story by Basho, calligraphy by Mrs. Kazuko Ishii)

Iaijutsu - William Perkins

Kamishibai Paper Theater - Danial Roy

Japanese Calligraphy Workshop


Videos and more information are found on:



Thank you to our performers and thanks to our sponsors:

Japan Foundation New York and the Center for Global PartnershipConsulate-General of Japan in Chicago 在シカゴ日本国総領事館and Johnson County Community College


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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 21, 2020 •
Saturday, October 03, 2020 • Johnson County Community College-Overland Park, KS
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:00 PM • TBD
Saturday, November 07, 2020 10:00 AM • 5200 Pennsylvania (Wornall), KCMO 64112 - at south end of Garden Center building
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:00 PM • Loose Park Garden Center, 5200 Wornall, KCMO

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