May 6th, 2019 | No Comments »

Free Spring Festival
May 5, 2019 10a – 5p

Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony 11:45, 1:15 and 2:30

Musical Performances – Ikebana Demonstration

Soran Dancers – Paper Theater

Magic Show – Cosplay Talent Show

Cosplay Costume Contest – Taiko Drummers

January 14th, 2019 | No Comments »

Free Winter Festival January 13, 2019

Japanese Tea Ceremony, Martial Arts, Ikebana Demonstration, Music, Cosplay Costume Contest & Much More.

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Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at the Ichimura-Miami Japanese Garden

Cash Only at the Event

Park hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm every day. Admission is free. Park Ranger Dispatch: 786-385-7609


How to get involved:

Volunteer Form

Volunteer Policy & Procedures Form.

Become a vendor at an event.

Please contact Rick DelVecchio for booth and sponsorship information 305-992-0703


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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.
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April 15th, 2018 | No Comments »

Spring Festival May 13, 2018

This is our tentative schedule for Sunday, May 13th, 2018 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
  • Children’s Corner: First 15 kids make origami mother’s day card
  • Soran Dance Group, Palmetto Senior High
  • Musical Performance by Ariele Macadangdang & Hanako Henty
  • Welcome by Consul General of Japan & Commissioner Russell
  • Magic Show by Rene
  • Paper Theater
  • Taiko Drummers, featuring Yoshiko Taiko Dojo
  • Fun and colorful Cosplay Costume Contest and Talent Show

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.


Please give our project a vote: Re-Green Miami’s Japanese Garden


May 14th, 2017 | No Comments »

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!


September 15th, 2016 | No Comments »

7-5-3 Ceremony, Tea Ceremony, Ikebana demonstration, Cosplay Costume Contest & Much More.

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Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at the Ichimura-Miami Japanese Garden

  • 7-5-3 Ceremony for children
  • Learn Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower arrangement from Grand Master Mieko Kubota.
  • Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony
  • Soran Dance by Palmetto High School Ouendan
  • Cosplay fashion show and costume contest.
  • Japanese Music by Yoshiko Taiko Dojo Drummers.
  • Japanese Paper Theater
  • Children’s Corner featuring authentic Japanese games, origami, calligraphy, and more.
May 1st, 2016 | No Comments »

FREE Spring Festival with Tea Ceremony, Ikebana Demonstration, Music, Cosplay Costume Contest & Much More. All Free!

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at the Ichimura-Miami Japanese Garden 10am to 5pm

  • Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony Demonstrations ($10) CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS
  • Learn Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower arrangement from Grand Master Mieko Kubota.
  • Authentic Japanese violin and viola musicians
  • Cosplay fashion show and costume contest.
  • Japanese Music by Yoshiko Taiko Dojo Drummers.
  • Soran Dance and Japanese High School Ouendan
  • Children’s Corner featuring authentic Japanese games, origami, calligraphy, and more.
April 28th, 2016 | No Comments »

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Join us at the ballpark and receive a special discount on tickets to this game. Come early to join the Japanese Heritage festivities!

SUNDAY, MAY 22 at 1:10PM
FRIENDS OF JAPANESE GARDEN
Miami Marlins VS. Washington Nationals

  • LOWER LEVEL TICKET
  • JAPANESE HERITAGE MARLINS CAP
  • ICHIRO BOBBLEHEAD (FIRST 5,000 FANS WHO ENTER THE BALL PARK)

SPECIAL EVENT PACKAGE

SEAT LOCATION:

BASELINE RESERVED: $30

GROUPS OF 10+ CONTACT: CHEMA SANCHEZ
305.480.1521 | [email protected]

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT:
Click Here>> MARLINS.COM/FJG <<Click Here

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of Japanese Garden!
Thank you! Please forward this email to your baseball fan friends!

January 4th, 2016 | No Comments »

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Sunday, January 10th, 2016 at the Ichimura-Miami Japanese Garden 10am to 5pm

  • First Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony performed in Miami-Dade in more than 20 Years
  • Speech by the Consul General of Japan
  • Learn Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower arrangement from Grand Master Mieko Kubota.
  • Martial Arts demonstrations
  • Cosplay fashion show and costume contest.
  • Japanese Music by Yoshiko Taiko Dojo Drummers.
  • Children’s Corner featuring authentic Japanese games, origami, calligraphy, and more.

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE. Tickets will be going on sale for the Tea Ceremony. Entrance to the Garden is Free

  • 10:00am Doors open! Children’s Corner open all day.
  • 10:30am Taiko Drumming featuring Yoshiko Taiko Dojo
  • 10:45am KIDZ City Martial Arts Sensei Maria Medina and Sensei Ariel Torres
  • 11:15am Tokubukan Kendo, Sensei Moe Becerra
  • 11:45am Taiko Drumming featuring Yoshiko Taiko Dojo
  • 12:00pm Japanese Tea Ceremony: Demonstration Directed by Souyo Ito
  • 12:30pm Consul General Of Japan, Mr. Ken Okiniwa
  • 12:45pm Ikebana demonstration by Ms. Mieko Kubota, Master
  • 1:15pm Taiko Drumming featuring Yoshiko Taiko Dojo
  • 1:30pm Goju Ryu Miami Kenseikan, Robert Young Sensei
  • 2:00pm Japanese Tea Ceremony: Demonstration Directed by Souyo Ito
  • 2:30pm Bas I Karate, Hanshi Newton James
  • 3:00pm Cosplay Talent Show, Florida Cosplay
  • 4:00pm Cosplay Costume Contest, Florida Cosplay
  • 5:00pm Taiko Drumming featuring Yoshiko Taiko Dojo

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, Armstrong Ford, Bird Road Subaru, City of Miami Parks, Jungle Island and Lan Pan Asian Cuisine.

November 4th, 2015 | No Comments »

3-5-7 Ceremony, Ikebana demonstration, Martial Arts, Music, Anime Costume Contest & Much More. All Free!

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Sunday, November 8th, 2015 at the Ichimura-Miami Japanese Garden

  • 3-5-7 Ceremony for children
  • Learn Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower arrangement from Grand Master Mieko Kubota.
  • Japanese Cooking Demonstration by Mr. Katsuaki Kamei
  • Japanese Saori Weaving demonstration by Ms. Kimie Sasaki Dillion
  • Martial Arts demonstrations
  • Cosplay fashion show and costume contest.
  • Japanese Music by Yoshiko Taiko Dojo Drummers.
  • Japanese Paper Theater
  • Children’s Corner featuring authentic Japanese games, origami, calligraphy, and more.

costumed_girls_smThis 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, Armstrong Ford, Bird Road Subaru, City of Miami Parks, Jungle Island and Lan Pan Asian Cuisine.

May 3rd, 2015 | No Comments »

Celebrate Spring with Ikebana, Music & More. All Free! Sunday May 3

ikebana_200• Greeting by the Consulate-General of Japan

• Florida statewide Japanese speech and skit contest winners

• Learn Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower arrangement from Grand Master Mieko Kubota.

• Japanese Musical Performance by Ellen Ogihara, violin, Sophie Carldon, violin & Vienna Sa, cello.

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• Cosplay fashion show and costume contest.

• A special Ikebana demonstration and hands-on-workshop for kids will include a free take-home arrangement made by your child.

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