Taiko drums, Japanese traditional and festive dance, traditional musical instruments, the beauty of the Chanoyu ceremony, Japanese martial arts, and Okinawan traditional dance will bring elements of Japanese culture to Austin during the 2014 Japanese Fall Festival Akimatsuri 秋祭りon Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 12-4 p.m.
Visitors to the Festival – hosted by the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JAGSA) at O. Henry Middle School – will enjoy a range of Japanese food and sweets, drinks, art and Japanese goods, a Yukata booth, calligraphy, hands-on origami, Japanese games and entertainment.
In addition, there will be a raffle and silent auction for items such as a pair airline tickets to Japan, gift certificates for Japanese restaurants, massage and face spa visits, art collections, pottery, Anime goods, games, film screening passes, Kimono, Obi, Kimono accessories, door prizes, and more!
Costumes are welcome. You may even win the fashion contest!
The Japanese Fall Festival is FREE for JASGA members; FREE for children under 18; $5 for non-members.
For more information, visit the event website or Facebook event page.
O. Henry Middle School
2610 W 10th St
Austin, TX 78703
Image credit: Flyer created by Aki Omikawa
- November 10, 2014
Japanese Fall Festival: Aki Matsuri