JASO Shinnenkai & Tunes of Japan – Jan. 19th

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SHINNENKAI! Join us as we celebrate the Year of the Rooster with Japanese and American friends! JASO is having its annual traditional Japanese New Year’s celebration on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 . This year’s event will feature a delicious Japanese menu provided by Syun Izakaya and Koji Osakaya, beer and sake, traditional music, fukubukuro gift bags, kimono, and more!

TUNES OF JAPAN! JETAA Portland will be combining our annual Tunes of Japan music event with JASO’s 2017 Shinnenkai. Guests can enjoy a shamisen performance by Mitch Imori, a koto performance by Mitsuki Dazai, and a performance by Takohachi Taiko. Don’t miss this special chance to celebrate the new year with music, food, and friends. あけおめ、みんなさん!

When: Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Where: Montgomery Park (2701 NW Vaughn)

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Dress Code: Business and business casual attire


For JET Alumni and Friends of JETAA, JETAA Portland is offering 20 tickets at a special reduced price, $25 per ticket – half the price of a regular ticket! Purchase your ticket through our Paypal link below. Please note that no physical ticket will be provided and you must check-in at the JASO reception desk on the day of the event.


Shinnenkai will sell out, so purchase your tickets today!

Shinnenkai is supported by the Bill Naito Company, JETAA Portland, Culmination Brewing, Sapporo USA, SakeOne, Crater Lake, Fukuju Sake, Yuuyake Shimbun, Portland Kimono Club, Kiriko Made, Wild and Uwajimaya.

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.