US Karuta Competition on March 3rd ＠Bethesda Elementary School
US Karuta competition will be held on March 3rd @Bethesda Elementary School.
Genpei-sen for beginners is free of charge. Everybody who can read Hiragana will enjoy the games! If you are interested, please see the brochure.
We will exhibit about 100 precious photos taken by Annette Finestone (102 years old) just after the end of World War II (1946~1947).
Brochures are here (English/ Japanese).
US Karuta competition 2019
Japan After the War 1946~1947 photo exhibition
We will have practice sessions on the following days:
June 3 (Sun) 1-7 PM
June 13 (Wed) 7-9 PM
June 17 (Sun) 1-7 PM
June 20 (Wed) 7-9 PM
June 24 (Sun) 1-7 PM
JUNE practice sign up
Karuta will attend this year again!
If you are planning to visit Sakura Matsuri this year, please buy tickets from the following link. Thank you!
Sakura Matsuri Ticket
We will have practice on February 4, 11 and 18. As for Feb 25, we haven’t decided yet. (TBA)
Sing Up if HERE!
We are planning to have the 2nd US New Year Karuta Comepetition on January 14, 2018 in Betehsda, Maryland.
Gempei devision for beginners—2 people as a team
Kyogi Karuta devision–equivalent levels as F, E, D classes in Japan’s official competition.
More details will be posted in the future.
Photos from the previous competition (January 2017):
November Karuta practice will be held on the following Sundays
from 3 pm to 6 pm in Falls Church. Sorry we don’t have a practice on November 5 as our members will visit Detroit Museum for Kyogi Karuta Demonstration and lectures.
Nov.12 (Sun) 3-6 PM
Nov. 19 (Sun) 3-6 PM
Nov. 26 (Sun) 3-6 PM
To attend the practice, please sign up here: November Practice
Please contact to karutastone@@gmail.com (Please remove one @ ) if you want to know the practive venue’s address or have any questions.