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The Nippon Club of the Triangle hosts annual events and supports several groups to foster deeper cultural understandings between Japanese and Americans. Membership in the club is free and most of our events are also open to non-members. Completing a membership form will give you access to our mailing list which offers news about the club's events and other Japanese cultural events in the Triangle area.

Our affiliated clubs currently include Triangle Taiko (Japanese drumming), Triangle Chanoyu (traditional tea ceremony), Mochitsuki Club (mochi pounding), and Bon Odori Club (Japanese folk dance).

Upcoming Club Events

January 14: Taiko Recital

Triangle Taiko & Triangle Special Taiko of the Nippon Club and City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department cordially invite you to the Taiko Recital.
Taiko image Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017
Time: door opens at 14:00 (2pm)
Location: Five Points Center for Active Adults
2000 Noble Road, Raleigh, NC 27608

Admission: Free of charge and Open to the Public
Online registration

* We will reschedule in case of inclement weather. Please check the Triangle Taiko website: triangletaiko.org in the morning on January 14th.


There will be a 2017 Shinnenkai (New Year's Celebration) held in January and sponsored by several local organizations including the Nippon Club of the Triangle. Full details may be found online: http://triangleshinnenkai.wixsite.com/newyear

Nippon Club Photos

Photos from the 2016 Summer Festival and other events are now available on Flickr.
Share your photos with us by emailing triangle_nippon_club@yahoo.com!

Shop at AmazonSmile to Support the Nippon Club

The Nippon Club of the Triangle is registered with AmazonSmile. When you designate the Nippon Club as your favorite organization and make a purchase through AmazonSmile, then 0.5% of the purchase will be donated to the club. There is no additional cost to you.

Nippon Club

2015 Financial Report

The 2015 financial report has been added to the Club Reports page.

Monthly Directors Meeting (the first Wednesday)

Observers are welcome. For the location and time, please contact us at triangle_nippon_club@yahoo.com.

Last updated on 12/17/2016