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Kodomo No Hi Japan Festival


Sun 5 May 2013, 11:00am–4:00pm

Where: Cowandilla Primary School, 21 Jenkins Street, Cowandilla, South Australia

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: corbettgreg

JAFA's Kodomo No Hi Japan Festival is the biggest Japan festival in Adelaide with an 18-year history. Last year the event was attended by up to 5000 people. The day is filled with Japan-related performances, exhibitions, activities, stalls and plenty of Japanese food. Come along for a fun day for the whole family at this unique community event.

Come in Japanese costume.

Martial Arts Demonstrations:
- Judo
- Karate and Jujutsu
- Laijutsu
- Aikido
- Kendo

- Rosalina Tatnell – Japanese Songs
- Matsuri Taiko - Taiko Drumming
- West Lakes Shore Primary School - Japanese Songs
- Kiyo Tucs - Enka
- Harvest - Japanese Folk Dance Troupe
- Munetaka Umehara – Kamishibai
- MaKotoFlute - Koto and Flute Performance
- Vanguards – Japanese Rock Songs

Activities and Displays:
- Origami
- Calligraphy 
- Giant Karuta – Japanese Card Game
- SA Bonsai Society – Bonsai Tree Display
- Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arranging)
- Mochizuki Demonstration
- Tea Ceremony
- Koto Playing
- Kimono Wearing
- Train Simulator (Alex Sims)
- T-TRAK model railway modules
- Breathing Workshop (Tomiko Okamoto)
- Paper Carp Colouring

For more information, see our website.