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Samurai in New York

In celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first Japanese diplomatic mission to the United States, many events will be held in New York to commemorate the historic birth of ties between the people of Japan and the Big Apple. The events include exhibitions and a concert at the Museum of the City of New York.


Date Events Venue
6/25 Do Enka Again! Samurai Concert Museum of the City of New York Museum of the City of New York
6/25-10/11 "Samurai in New York: The First Japanese Delegation, 1860" Museum of the City of New York
12/4-12/14 Ambassador Oguri Exhibition (* Contact) Takasaki City Hall (Takasaki City, Japan)


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