On April 15 (Mon), the Portland Japanese Garden and the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) will host an cultural bridge-building event at FCCJ’s Tokyo location.

The event will include key address Steve Bloom, the Portland Japanese Garden’s Chief Executive Officer. ¬†After the key address, Mr. Bloom will be joined in a panel discussion by Kengo Kuma, world-renowned architect and designer of the 2020 Summer Olympic stadium, and Teruyo Yanai, Philanthropist and Community Advocate. ¬†Much of the discussion will focus on the role that gardens (particularly Japanese gardens) can play to help people find peace within themselves as well as with each other.

Kengo Kuma

Hokusei North America is proud to be a partner/supplier with an organization as dedicated to building cultural bridges as the Portland Japanese Garden.