We still need vendors and volunteers.
If you are interested or would like to help make sushi/ramen/manga/origami, sell manga or Japanese goods, show off your martial arts or cosplay skills, or are enthusiastic about any aspect of Japanese culture or language, don't hesitate to get involved - we need you now! Head over to the CONTACT page to get in touch ASAP.
The kinds of activities and workshops and talks we have planned so far are as follows
Manga, Anime, Cosplay, Jiu Jitsu, Buddhism - talks and workshops, information stands and competitions
Anime / Japanese film screenings
Sushi / Bento / Tea / Japanese Snacks - for sale
Manga drawing commissions - for sale
Second-hand and new manga, anime, Japanese merchandise - for sale / swap trade
Sushi making competition / lesson / workshop
Cosplay demonstration / competition
Buddhism information / talk
Japanese Language - Beginners - talk / workshop
Japanese Language - Intermediate - talk / workshop
Japanese Language - Advanced - talk / workshop
Japanese Calligraphy - workshop
Traditional Japanese dress - kimono talk / demonstration
Traditional Japanese art - exhibit / demonstration / talk - Ukiyo-e, Origami
Traditional Japanese Culture - exhibit / demonstration / talk - Folklore, traditional stories, traditional food and drink, traditional wear, seasons, festivals (matsuri), shinto and buddhism
Popular Japanese Culture - exhibit / demonstration / talk - Jpop, Anime, Manga, Shopping, Fashion, Technology, modern food and drink - The future?
Japanese Fashion Parade - models exhibit different styles of Japanese fashion for an informative fashion show
Japanese Music Performance - musicians perform Japanese music concert
Bingo / Quiz with Japanese traditional culture and pop culture themes and questions and prizes
Japanese style karaoke with popular J-pop, vocaloid, anime music songs
Japanese pop, rock, trance, electronic and anime music disco party
If you would like to perform, sell, or assist with any of these activities or events or have any other suggestions for workshops, talks or activities or stalls which you would be interested in or would be able to host, please contact us via our CONTACT page, we would be very happy to hear from you.
In the meantime, head over to the official public event page on Facebook to get up to date and make comments, suggestions and find out who else might be going!
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Japanese Culture Festival
The Japanese Culture Festival is to return in summer 2018. We are working to make a bigger, better and even more exciting culture festival for 2018.