JAPAN FUN FEST (NEW DATE!)
12 – 4PM
NEW DATE! ORIGINAL DATE (8/22) CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE HENRI.
JAPAN FUN FEST
Presented by The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York (JFDINY)
Japan Fun Fest celebrates Japan and NYC with a free all day Japanese cultural festival, featuring traditional performing arts and fun cultural activities for the whole family! Enjoy performances by JFDINY’s own Minbuza (Japanese Folk Dance), Samurai Sword Soul (Traditional Sword Fighting), and Taiko Masala (Taiko Drumming). While in our activities area, experienced teachers will lead children in a variety of fun Japanese arts and crafts such as origami, calligraphy, kendama, and kimono dressing. The finale of Japan Fun Fest will be the Bon Odori, a traditional Japanese Summer event where everyone joins in and dances together! Come to Japan Fun Fest and let’s celebrate NYC!
Japan Fun Fest Details:
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
Location: Corlears Hook Park, Jackson/Cherry Streets, New York, NY
Ticket Fee: Free
Japan Fun Fest is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by LMCC. Additional funding provided by The Japan Foundation of NY. Logistical support provided by our partnering organization, The Friends of Corlears Hook Park.