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Under the Cherry Blossoms: Cultural and Spiritual Meaning of Sakura

March 22, 2022

“If there were no more cherry blossoms in the world, the spirit of spring would be more peaceful.” This poem by the Heian-period poet Narihira..

Celebrating the Japanese Tradition of Setsubun

February 2, 2021

Oni wa Soto! Fuku wa Uchi! Literally translated: Out with the devil and in with good luck! This is the rallying cry for families around the country..

Choosing an International School - A Parent’s Perspective

January 13, 2021

Choosing an international school for your children is one of the most important decisions you make as a family. With so many options and numerous..