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Afternoon at JapanFest

Published: March 27, 2024; Author: Julia Sonrisa

 April 6, 2024    11:00 AM-03:00 PM EDT

The Bean

Address: 31 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10003, United States

Phone: +1 917-261-4364


Afternoon at JapanFest

Get ready to experience the vibrant world of Japanese culture at the JapanFes Afternoon, taking place at The Bean. This exciting event promises a delightful blend of traditional and modern Japanese activities, performances, and workshops, offering something for everyone.

Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect:

Cultural Performances:

Traditional Japanese dance: Witness the grace and beauty of Nihon Buyo, a classical dance form with rich historical significance.

Martial arts demonstrations: Be amazed by the skill and discipline of Kendo and Iaido, traditional Japanese swordsmanship arts.

Live music: Enjoy the sounds of Japanese instruments like the shamisen and taiko drums, and immerse yourself in the unique musical traditions.

Creative Workshops:

  • Origami: Learn the art of paper folding and create beautiful origami figures to take home.
  • Calligraphy: Discover the elegance of Japanese calligraphy and try your hand at writing characters with traditional brushes.
  • Manga drawing: Unleash your inner artist and learn the basics of drawing manga characters from experienced instructors.

Culinary Delights:

  • Tea ceremony: Participate in a traditional tea ceremony and savor the authentic flavors of Japanese tea.
  • Japanese cuisine: Sample a variety of delicious Japanese dishes, from sushi and ramen to tempura and yakitori.

Market Stalls:

  • Browse through a selection of unique Japanese crafts, souvenirs, and clothing.
  • Find beautiful kimonos, handcrafted ceramics, and other traditional Japanese items.

Whether you’re a seasoned Japanophile or simply curious about Japanese culture, the JapanFes Afternoon at The Bean is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in this fascinating world. Come with your friends and family for a day of fun, learning, and cultural exploration!

Don’t forget to check the event website or social media pages for more details and ticket information.

Time: 11:00 am — 3:00 pm EST



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