wjz-13 1057-the-fan all-news-99-1-wnew 1300logo2_67x35

Japanese

port of baltimore

Japanese Firm Fined $67.7M In Shipping Conspiracy At Port Of Baltimore

A Japanese company is paying a $67.7 million criminal fine to the United States for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipping services at the Port of Baltimore and other locations.

09/26/2014

0812.049_300x250_CBSArticle

Kuromori Kagura: Japanese Folklore And Dance From Iwate Prefecture

Kagura refers to a type of Japanese folk music and dance in tribute to the gods of Shintoism. In 2006, the Japanese government designated Kuromori Kagura an intangible Cultural Folk Asset.

09/27/2012

WJZ Logo

National Gallery Extends Hours To See Japanese Art

A rarely seen 30-scroll set of nature paintings from 18th century Japan is drawing huge crowds to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, and the museum is extending its hours to accommodate more people.

04/20/2012

“The timing was perfect for the peak blooming of the Yoshino Cherry Trees in Washington on Tuesday March 29, 2011.  According to the National Park Service and also my accounts from my trip show peak bloom was officially reached midday on March 29th, 2011.”--Photos by James Schuyler

Japanese Student Drummers In Frederick

A team of Japanese student drummers headlines a cherry blossom event in Frederick’s Baker Park.

04/16/2012

Photo credit:OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images

Japanese LHP Wada Makes Excellent 1st Impression

Japanese left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada staged a near-flawless performance Thursday during his introduction as the newest member of the Baltimore Orioles starting rotation.

12/15/2011

cherry blossom festival, cherry blossom

Cherry Blossom Events Begin With Solemn D.C. Tribute

The flowering trees that symbolize friendship between the United States and Japan are blooming for the 99th time in Washington in the wake of one of the world’s worst natural disasters.

03/24/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,228 other followers