Tags : Sakura Science
JSPS Washington Office held an exhibit at the largest one-day Japanese cultural event in the US “Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival” on April 16. Participants learned about mice cellular imagery and cellular organization by playing with a puzzle game “Chu-Chu da Mouse Ninja” to identify specific cells of tissues and organs. We also advertised JSPS and its funding programs by giving some (un)attractive promotional goods which quickly ran out. The Governor of Tokyo, Yoichi Masuzoe, made some remarks and inspected the festival during his official visit to New York and Washington, D.C. The event is held on the final day of the National Cherry Blossom Festival which takes place …
We participated in the SAKURA MATSURI (Japanese Street Festival), the largest one-day exhibition of Japanese culture in the U.S., and jointly ran a booth named “SAKURA SCIENCE” with other organizations in DC as exhibitors. Over 3000 participants visited us and enjoyed “catching a rainbow,” looking at the color spectrums corresponding to different types of lights with a rainbow box of their own making.