Gifu, The Heartland of Japan
September 8, 2016 - September 8, 2016
Talk & Tasting past event
TALK & TASTING
Thurs., Sept. 8, 6:30 PM
SOLD OUT. We regret that there will be no wait-list for this event.
|Select speakers introduce the many charms of Gifu Prefecture, including a talk by Graeme Howard and a special presentation on the Japanese diplomat, humanitarian and Gifu native Chiune Sugihara by esteemed scholar Dr. Sylvia W. Smoller. The program will also feature a special demonstration of jikabuki, a regional form of kabuki theater performed in rural parts of Japan, by the Tono Kabuki Nakatsugawa Preservation Society. The talk will be moderated by Susan Miyagi Hamaker. At the tasting reception, sample Gifu delicacies rarely found in the U.S., including premium wagyu Hida beef, which makes its U.S. debut at this event, and a variety of fine sakes brewed with Gifu’s famously pure waters. Followed by a tasting reception.|
This program is co-organized by Gifu Prefectural Government.
Food Talk series is sponsored by Kikkoman Corporation.
- Sep 08, 2016 at 6:30 pm