US-Japan Friendship Coming of Age Celebration

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Jan 202216

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United States

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The 3rd annual SEIJIN-shiki USA, the US-Japan Coming of Age Celebration

Date: Sunday, January 16, 2022, 1-3pm (PST)

JIA Foundation and Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle will host the 3rd annual SEIJIN-shiki USA, the US-Japan Friendship Coming of Age Celebration, on January 16, 2022. The ceremony is held in English and welcomes any US residents who were born between between January 2000 and March 2002.

 Participants can choose to attend virtually from anywhere in the USA or in person at Bellevue College, WA. Special ZOOM access is given to registered new SEIJINs for fun virtual social time with fellow new SEIJINs.

Please regster to attend now!

★Inspiring speeches★
★Kimono Talk★
★Special Kendama x Taiko Collaboration Performance ★
★interactive game time and prizes★

Register now to save your spot!
★Online or in-person, the first 150 who submit profile photos will be recognized as "SEIJIN 2022" at the celebration.

★The first 200 registrants for online attendance will receive original SEIJIN certificates and mementos in the mail.

★The in-person attendance is limited to the first 100 registrants*
*requirements to attend in-person*
・submit a copy of COVID-19 vaccination card at registration
・wear a mask during the celebration
・Maintain social distance

General Audience
If you are not new SEIJIN, you can still experience the celebration on YouTube livestream on January 16, 2022

Planning is underway and updates will be made on our 2022 website and on our social media @SeijinUSA

For more information, please contact

Previous celebrations:

About JIA Foundation
The JIA Foundation was founded in 2014 to meet the needs of the current wave of Japanese immigrants and expats who greatly benefit from Japanese language-specific services. "JIA'' is an acronym that stands for Japanese in America. We define "JIA'' as those of any race and nationality who appreciate Japanese culture and values. Community, education, and identity are the key components of JIA programs. JIA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) NPO and operated solely by volunteers.


megumihaskin . Atualizado em Dez 23, 2021 4:46 p.m.

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