Tag: Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC)

It’s Back! Mochi Tsuki – an Island Japanese Festival Like None Other – at Woodward MS this Saturday

It’s Back! Mochi Tsuki – an Island Japanese Festival Like None Other – at Woodward MS this Saturday

As has been their tradition for more than three decades, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) will host Mochi Tsuki, a Japanese festival aimed at ringing in the New Year the Japanese-American way this coming Saturday, January 6,

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge – Empowering and Inspiring Our Creative Community

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge – Empowering and Inspiring Our Creative Community

Since Arts & Humanities Bainbridge’s (AHB) inception more than 30 years ago, they’ve achieved enormous success in promoting the island’s artistic community. The ensuing decades saw the creation of the Public Art program and committee, the installation of the island’s …

Join BI Japanese-American Community March 30th in Commemorating 81st Anniversary of Forced Removal

Join BI Japanese-American Community March 30th in Commemorating 81st Anniversary of Forced Removal

The general public is invited to join the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) as it commemorates the 81st anniversary of the forced removal of Japanese-Americans citizens from Bainbridge Island on March 30, 1942.

This special event, which typically draws …

Traditional Taiko Drumming, Mochi-Making Highlight Bainbridge Japanese Festival

Traditional Taiko Drumming, Mochi-Making Highlight Bainbridge Japanese Festival

Rain, wind and blustery weather couldn’t keep islanders and visitors from attending this past weekend’s Mochi Tsuki – the Japanese New Year’s festival – at Woodward Middle School.

“It’s exciting to have this back after so many years,” said Clarence

Mochi Tsuki is an Island Japanese Festival Like None Other. Check it out on Saturday

Mochi Tsuki is an Island Japanese Festival Like None Other. Check it out on Saturday

For more than three decades, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) has hosted Mochi Tsuki, a Japanese festival aimed at ringing in the New Year in a traditional way. After a two-year hiatus due to the Pandemic, the …

THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PRIMARY EXHIBIT Our Community: Past to Present

THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PRIMARY EXHIBIT Our Community: Past to Present

The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s dynamic new primary exhibit, Our Community: Past to Present, will open to the public on Friday, May 6, 2022. The Museum plans to celebrate this milestone achievement with a day of celebration and community.

Our

Mochi Tsuki 2020 – Celebrating the New Year

Ring in the New Year with the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community 2020 Mochi Tsuki Celebration

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake, made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, which is pounded into a paste and then molded into …

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