Japanese

Black Equinox

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Please come and join thre of Hammerhold as st time in Japan....... The Shire of Hammerhold presents: Black Equinox: Return of the Longest Running Japanese Event

September 22-24, 2006
Sleepy Bend Campsite, Sardis Lake, Sardis, MS

FIGHTING? Of course, how could we be Hammerhold without it?

  • 1st List: Katana (bastard sword) limited to single weapons (less than 48")
  • 2nd List: Mountain Warrior Li Wu Jin Memorial List - 7.5 foot glaive. Location:
    Shire of Hammerhold (Sardis, Mississippi)

Black Sea Trading Company Combines SCA with Modern Life

Tina Forde, Business Editor for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, California, takes a look at a local dance studio which combines modern life interests with the SCA through dance and the martial arts.

Gwyntarian - First Contact

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The Marche of Gwyntarian cordially invites you to attend "Gwyntarian - First Contact" on July 1, 2006. The event is themed on the first interactions between Portuguese traders and the inhabitants of Japan. We have planned many exciting activities to divert and entertain you, including classes taught by folks from Alderford, Cleftlands & Gwyntarian; special fighting and fencing tourneys (can you say, "War Fans?" I knew Location:
Marche of Gwyntarian (Akron, Ohio)

Today in the Middle Ages: May 16, 1620

William Adams, the first Englishman to reach Japan, died on May 16, 1620.

Eskalyan Cherry Blossom

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The Temperatures are rising and the birds are singing.....The sweet smell of the cherry Blossoms are here.... Come out and enjoy the Company of friends at the Eskalyan Cherry Blossom viewing.

Sunday April 9, 2006 at the IBEW building , in Anchorage.... 3333 Denali Street (Catty corner from the Century 21 theater parking)

Site opens : 11am
closes:7pm

Fight in a Tourney, make your best guess at what the fighters are Location:
Eskalyan (Anchorage, Alaska)

Clancy Day

Visit 16th Century Japan in all its glory with the Shire of Starleaf Gate!

Japanese Nationial from the Barony of the Far West to Attend Estrella War

Baron Sir Guy of the Kingdom of the West has announced that Lord Vail, a Japanese national from the Barony of the Far West (Japan), will be attending the Estrella War. Lord Vail will be the first Japanese national to attend Estrella.

Teahouse of the Winter Moon: a Report

Saionji no Hanae (Lisa Joseph) of the West Kingdom reports of the recent Teahouse of the Winter Moon event which took place in the Kingdom of the Outlands January 7, 2006.

Treachery on the Tokaido

Did you make Japanese garb for last Twelfth Night? Are you wondering when you will ever get to wear it again? The Barony of Bright Hills invites you to dust off your kimono and katana as we join the conflict between the Europeans and Japanese for control of the Japanese trade.

Cellphone Tower Damages Japanese Burial Site

The construction of a cellphone tower near Osaka, Japan has seriously damaged a previsouly undisturbed sixth century tomb.

WW to Feature Japanese Battle

Warriors and Warlords, Northshield's signature event, will feature a Japanese battle, conducted in the style of classical Samurai warriors.

Three new exhibits open at the Smithsonian's Freer & Sackler Galleries

On March 19, three new exhibits on Japanese and Near Eastern artwork opened at the Sackler & Freer Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.

Cherry Blossom Festival

The sun is shinning the birds are singing…come out and celebrate Eskalya's Annual Cherry Blossom Viewing……

Japan to permit female succession

Lacking a male heir, the Japanese government is creating a new law to allow a woman to succeed to the Imperial throne for the first time in two centuries.

Wodeford Hall

Lady Jehanne de Wodeford's home page contains information on European and Japanese clothing and fans, plus original songs and poetry by Jehanne herself and by "Lady Makiwara" (an alternate persona). The poetry includes both haiku and an older form known as waka (or tanka, or uta).

German 'Samurai' on the Loose in Woods Near Berlin

A man wearing camouflage attacked hikers with a Samurai sword in the woods west of Berlin, Germany last week.