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Japan Day Festival

July 01, 2018

Celebrate the Japanese cultural heritage of Japantown! Enjoy the GenRyu Arts production of Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Experience Japanese cultural arts, music and dance. FREE

Schedule of Events

OUTDOOR PEACE PLAZA STAGE:

  • 12:00PM -12:45 PM: Kokuseiryu Shigin1:00 PM – 1:10
  • PM: Shubukai of Chicago dance troupe, Grandmaster/ Founder Shunojo Fujima and Grandmaster Yoshinojo Fujima
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Tsukasa Taiko of Chicago
  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Gen Ensemble, Gen Taiko School, and Satellite Program Clarendon JBBP Taiko
  • 2:45 PM – 2:55 PM Shubukai of Chicago dance troupeGrandmaster/ Founder Shunojo Fujima and Grandmaster Yoshinojo Fujima
  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM Gintenkai National Project
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Sakura Ren

EAST MALL STAGE

  • 12:00 PM -12:30 PM Sanjuro Toyoaki and Master Artist Chizuru Kineya Shamisen
  • 12:30 PM – 12:45 PM Gen Odori School
  • 12:45 PM – 1:05 PM Origami demonstration – Paper Tree
  • 1:15 PM – 1:35 PM Japanese Doll Demonstration -SF East Mataro Miyabikai Merry Nishimura
  • 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM SF Koto Group Hanaikada
  • 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM Shodo Demonstration – Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Nisei Week Ondo demonstration

UNION BANK HOSPITALITY ROOM:

  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Origami – Paper Tree
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM SF East Bay Mataro Miyabikai Demonstration – Merry Nishimura
  • 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Shodo Workshop – Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei
When: 12:00 - 4:30 PM
Where: Japantown Peace Plaza
Cost: Fre
  • Linda Mihara
John Collins Book Signing

John Collins Book Signing 0

Meet John Collins, the Paper Airplane Guy!  John will be at Paper Tree sharing his secrets to folding World Record paper airplanes, and will be signing his newest book, The World Record Paper Airplane! 12-4.

See John's latest video

Buy a signed copy

John's Website: www.thepaperairplaneguy.com

  • Linda Mihara

Japan Center 50th Anniversary Ceremony 0

Please join us in celebrating 50 years of the Japan Center here in Japantown!

Click here for more information!

  • Katie Terry
Cherry Blossom Festival - 5 San Francisco Festivals to Plan a Trip Around

Cherry Blossom Festival - 5 San Francisco Festivals to Plan a Trip Around 0

Our Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival made U.S. News' "5 San Francisco Festivals to Plan a Trip Around" list!

Read the full list Here
  • Katie Terry
Pacific Coast Origami Conference 2017

Pacific Coast Origami Conference 2017 0

  • Linda Mihara
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Origami Palooza 2017

Origami Palooza 2017 0

Origami-Palooza 2017

Join us in Japantown for our annual Origami-Palooza! Free origami lessons, exhibits and the always popular Paper Airplane contest! Register in advance to take lessons with an Origami Master!