Experience Japanese culture first-hand with a variety of musical and dance performances, demonstrations and more!
Zen Yoga: Pre-festival meditation at 10:30am on the Plaza stage.
Kuniko Kanawa: Traditional Japanese Blessing.
Prince George's County Memorial Library System: Enjoy a family friendly reading of a book featuring Japanese culture.
Kuniko Kanawa: Traditional Japanese Dance.
Kuniko Kanawa: Traditional Japanese Kimono Demonstration.
Yosakoi Dance Project: Traditional Japanese Dance.
JTR Jujutsu International: Jujutsu demonstrations from the only old-style jujutsu martial art school in Washington, DC. This combat-style system originates from the 16th-century battlefields of feudal Japan used by Samurai warriors.
Nen Daiko Performance: Nen Daiko is the taiko ensemble of Ekoji Buddhist Temple in Fairfax Station, Virginia, and has been performing in the Washington DC metropolitan area since 1994.
KuroPOP Performance: KuroPOP is a 4 member girl Japanese and Korean Pop cover group based in New York City. Natsuki (Captain), Yuki, Raevyn and Ki have banded together to remind the world that performing with the love of Asian pop culture has no skin tone.
Okinawa Cultural Performance: Okinawa's traditional performing arts embody the diverse culture of the islands and marry regal dance forms, classical sounds, and storytelling.
Miyako Taiko: Founded in 2014, Miyako Taiko is a Japanese drumming group based in the Washington DC area and part of the Mark H Taiko School.
Chin Daiko: Okinawan Taiko Drumming Performance.
Kenkonkai Dojo: Martial Arts Performance.