Ennichi 2009!

September 26th, 2009

Time: Sat Oct-03-2009, 11:00 PM
Location: Chapin Lawn, outside of the campus center

Ennichi is the Japanese summer festival. There will be games, activities and food.
Open to to Smith community and general public.

Many thanks to Joey for designing the poster!

Ennichi Poster

Ennichi Poster

Sophian Article on Sushi Workshop

April 20th, 2009

Thanks to Katherine for sharing Saza’s story on Sophian!

JAXPO Raises Awareness of Minority Issues and Martial Arts

Katherine Hanson

Issue date: 4/16/09 Section: Features

From Friday, April 10, to Saturday, April 11, the Smith College Sazanami Club, or Japan enthusiasts’ club, hosted JAXPO, an annual event that involved a series of lectures and demonstrations designed to promote a greater understanding of Japanese culture and society.

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Sazanami Senior Banquet

April 20th, 2009

7.00 PM Friday 17 April 2009 at Unity House

Theme: Host Club (KURABU SAZA) 

Rhythm Nation

April 20th, 2009

Pictures of our performers!

Sushi Workshop Pictures

March 7th, 2009

Here are some pictures from the sushi workshop!

Sophian Article on Sushi Workshop

March 5th, 2009

Katherine has written a wonderful article about our Sushi Workshop!!
This article was pubished on the 2/19/09 issue of Sophian.

Savoring sushi with Sazanami

Upon entering Unity House, one could smell the savory scent of takoyaki being fried over the kitchenette stove, as members of the club were split between the tasks of slicing new sushi ingredients and helping customers make custom sushi at tables arranged in the main room.

go to the article

Sushi Worshop News

February 10th, 2009

Posters created by Mamiko!

Date: Feb 13 (Fri)
Time: 12:00am-3:00pm

Serving: Sushi, Takoyaki , miso soup and green tea
Selling: TAG SALE

$6 for 2 takoyaki balls & 1 roll of sushi & miso soup
$6 for 2 rolls of sushi &miso soup
$3 per roll of sushi
$2 for 3 balls of takoyaki
$2 per bowl of miso soup ($0.50 for seconds)
0.50 for green tea

Upcoming Events (Fri 30 Jan 2009)

February 10th, 2009

1. Sushi Workshop/ Tag Sale– Friday, February 13th 5-7:30pm, Unity House
(this is what we are aiming for.)
a.) Food that will be served: Sushi, takoyaki miso soup (we can make up
to 100 takoyaki :P)

2. Sushi Workshop Practice Session– Thursday, February 12th,
6:00-7:30pm, Unity House
a.) Basically, members of Saza will help one another to learn how to
cook the food that will be sold at the Sushi Workshop the next day. It
will be a great experience to reconnect with friends and a study break!

3. Lunar New Year Celebration– Saturday, February 28th 6:00-8:00pm,
Carroll Room, Campus Center.
a.) Sazanami will participate and use two tables; one to serve sushi
and/or leftovers from the sushi workshop and the other table for a
possible origami workshop?

4. Rhythm Nations– April 6th!! 😛
a.) Fashion Show and then performed our REVISED Super Mario Brothers
skit that we did at Asian Tea House.
Note: We must start collecting Japanese inspired outfits (Lolita,etc.)
that will be used in the fashion-show.
Note: We are thinking about having a visual display as a background as
we walk the runway!


October 22nd, 2008

Ennichi is this coming Saturday from 11:00am-3:00pm at Chapin Lawn.

Thanks to Gladys who designed the following poster and table tent. We are all gearing up to have a busy day, and don’t forget to come to the Asian Tea House @ Sage at 7:30pm to cheer for our dancers.


Color poster for Ennichi

Color poster for Ennichi


Table tent for Ennichi

Table tent for Ennichi

3rd Meeting Agenda (10/21)

October 21st, 2008

From Nao’s email…

Our third GB meeting will be on Tuesday 10/21 at Chase House from 5:30pm.
We are meeting in the language table room.  When you enter the dining room, make an immediate left! You will find a huge room opposite the public bathroom!

We will talk about….
-Time Table Sign up sheet for the different booths for Ennichi
-Cooking (Okonomiyaki) sign up sheet for Saturday morning
-Who will be wearing the yukatas

– sign-up for dance performance @ Asian Tea House


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