Saturday, May 19, 2012

May 19, 2012

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Gates Open First Post Admission
11:15 1:00 $8

Japanese Heritage Day featuring the Hanshin Cup

Join us for a celebration of Japanese culture, featuring music and special entertainment throughout the day. Check out the video of past Hanshin Cup Festivities and all the exciting details for this year's event below!

CULTURAL DISPLAY AND EXHIBITIONS:
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Shodo (Calligraphy): Japanese Culture Center
Ikebana (Japanese Floral Arranging): Anita Jencks
Bonsai (Bonsai and Calligraphy Demonstration): Prairie State Bonsai
Travel and Cultural Information:City of Osaka
JTB Tourist Info.: Japanese Tourist Bureau, City of Chicago offices  
Origami: Japanese Culture Center
Children’s Games: JETAA Program
Face Painting: Fanciful Faces
Sushi Rolling demonstrations: Japanese Culture Center

FOOD & BEVERAGE BOOTHS:
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Sake Information and Tasting: Emissary Chicago formerly Chicago Sake
Beer Service: Sapporo Beer
Asian Cuisine- Kobe Beef products: Wagyu Wagon
Banhn Mi Roll: Duck N Roll Food Truck

PERFORMANCES BY:

Traditional Music: Bamboo Melody
Aikido- Martial Arts: Japanese Culture Center
Taiko Drumming: Ho Etsu Taiko
Kendo- Swordsmanship: Chicago Kendo
Iaido- Swordsmanship: BTC Iaido
Chorale Futaba: Futubakai Japanese School
Kyudo- Japanese Archery: Fuko Iba

 Check back for the performance schedule!

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