Consulate Celebrates Independence Day
July 2 - Consul General Greenberg welcomed nearly 500 important friends and contacts, including special guests Mozu-yan and Big Lincoln, to Universal Studios Japan to join in the celebration of America's 239th birthday.
Ambassador Kennedy Visits Kyotango City
June 25 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited the U.S. Army Kyogamisaki Communication Site, toured the beautiful Kotobiki-hama "singing sands" beach, and met with local community leaders in Kyotango to thank them for their important support for the U.S.-Japan Alliance.
Ambassador Kennedy at Hiroshima University
April 17 - On her recent visit to Hiroshima, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy stopped at Hiroshima University for a roundtable discussion with students about study abroad and efforts to ensure lasting peace in the world.
First Lady Experiences Japanese Culture in Kyoto
March 20 – First Lady Michelle Obama visited Kiyomizu Temple and Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, where she watched a Noh performance by students from Kyoto City University of the Arts, took part in an Urasenke tea ceremony, and joined a performance by Akutagawa High School’s Taiko Club.
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April 24 - The State Department supports Brand USA, a public-private partnership with the mission of promoting travel to the U.S. More »
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In Case of Emergency
- TOMODACHI is a public-private partnership that supports Japan's recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake, and invests in the next generation of Japanese and Americans. [More]