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FREE Spring Festival with Tea Ceremony, Ikebana Demo, Martial Arts Demo, Japanese Music, Cosplay Costume Contest & Much More.

Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at the Ichimura-Miami Japanese Garden 10am to 5pm

  • Ikebana Demonstration by Grand Master Mieko Kubota (Kids make arrangement for Mom!)
  • Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony: Directed by Akihiko Kaji
  • Musical Performances by Ms. Ellen Ogihara, violin & Mr. Anthony Corbo, viola
  • Kendo Demonstration: Presented by the Institute of Budo Studies. Kendo is known as Japanese fencing.
  • Iaido Demonstration: Presented by the Institute of Budo Studies. Iaido is an ancient “Quick Draw” sword art
  • Taiko Drummers, featuring Yoshiko Taiko Dojo
  • Fun and colorful Cosplay Costume Contests

Enjoy Japanese Green (Matcha) Tea and Sweets 10am to 3:00pm, or VIP Authentic Tea Ceremony at noon and 1:30pm. $10 per person. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

Browse cool stuff in these pop-up shops:
Nerdling etsy.com/shop/NerdlingArtsNCrafts
Fitness To Cosplay Fitnesstocosplay.com
Open Card Now opencardnow.com
Ai Design Creative Studio facebook.com/AiDesignCreativeCollection/
Bonsai Operations Inc. bonsaioperations.com
Geek Boutique and Oddities facebook.com/geekboutiqueandoddities/
Kawaii Universe KawaiiUniverse.com
Botanical Infusions Botanicalinfusions.org

$10 is for the Tea Ceremony only… all of the rest of the festival is free, food will be for sale.


May is Asian-American Heritage Month in Miami-Dade County. Join the celebration!



This event is made possible with the support of Richo, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, Bird Road Subaru, City of Miami Parks, Jungle Island and Lan Pan Asian Cuisine.


2017 Schedule of Events

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Fun at the Garden

May 14th , 2017 Spring Festival:
Ikebana gifts for all Moms, Music, Paper Theatre & More.

November 5th , 2017 Fall Festival (7-5-3 Celebration):
1000 Year Candy for kids 7-5-3, Taiko Drums, Cosplay and more!

Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updated information.

 


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Park hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm every day. Admission is free. Please contact Rick DelVecchio for booth and sponsorship information 305-992-0703



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1101 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island, Miami Fl 33139

OPEN DAILY 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.

info@friendsofjapanesegarden.com

Events made possible with the support of Ricoh, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, City of Miami Parks, Jungle Island, Bird Road Subaru, and Lan Pan Asian Cuisine.