Past Events Archive

Japan Day Festival

June 28, 2015

Join us for a day of exhilarating performances, demonstrations, and workshops by Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Including taiko, shamisen, classical Japanese dance and folk dance, and more.

Free Live Performances and Demonstrations by:

  • Fujima Sensei (Chicago/Japan)
  • Sakura Ren (San Francisco Awaodori Kai)
  • Kawahatsu Sensei (Calligraphy)
  • Gintenkai  Project (Chicago)
  • Tsukasa Daiko (Chicago)
  • Genryu Arts (Taiko) 
  • And more!

Obon Odori – 4:00 -5:00 PM – Bon Odori is a traditional summer festival in which we honor our ancestors who have passed on and celebrate their ongoing presence in the lives we enjoy today.

Presented by Genryu Arts
Sponsored by East and West Japan Center Malls

More info at
When: 12:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: Japantown Peace Plaza
Cost: FREE