Saturday, 12 April 2014

Experience Japan Festival Day

Dublin’s Japanese community and students groups from UCD and DCU will be celebrating a Hanami (Cherry Blossom) Festival at Farmleigh House & Estate in the Phoenix Park tomorrow Sunday 13th April and the public is invited to go along and enjoy the many events that are planned.

Hanami is an annual event in Japan where friends come together for outdoor parties to welcome spring and celebrate nature. (This event is supported by Dublin City Council, the Office of Public Works and the Embassy of Japan in Ireland.) 

Activities include:
• Taiko drum performances
• Martial Arts demonstrations
• Music performances with a fusion of Japanese and Irish performances
• Origami and kite making craft workshops for children
• Yo-Yo fishing and other fun activities for children
• Cosplay fashions framed with traditional Kimono displays
• Japanese art workshop
• Soran Bushi dancing
• Japanese food stalls
• Seminars on Japanese Food, Animation and Japanese Art

1 comment:

  1. To plan for tomorrow see for an outline programme for the main stage and list of fringe activities with their location around the Farmleigh Estate.
    Hope to see you all there!
    EJ Team