Japan Fest 2013 Event Program

Japan Fest 祭 (Matsuri)
Tohoku – Milwaukee
For Their Tomorrow
Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
12:00 – 3:30

Elm Grove Women’s Club

<Stage Performance Time Table>

Japanese Bridal Kimono

Japanese Bridal Kimono

12:00: Doors Open, Auction Begins
12:30: National Anthems
12:38: Opening Speech by MJA Chairman, Shinji Takahashi
12:45: Disaster relief report by Dominic Amato, UW-Milwaukee Graduate
12:55: Guitar Performance by Ichiro Suzuki
1:05:  Japanese Bridal Kimono Show
1:30: Performance by Frankin High School Students
1:45: Martial Arts Performance: Aikido by Kettle Moraine High School,
Kendo by Joel Inden and Jeff McRoy
2:10: Japanese Drum Performance by Milwaukee Taiko Group “Hibiki
3:00: Auction Close
3:30: Closing Remarks
3:35: Group Photo: Please join us for a group picture!

<1st Floor: Sale Items>

  • Hot Food by Japanese Restaurant Izumi’s
  • California Rolls Live Demonstration
  • Japanese Style Bread by Kazumi Labodda
  • Sweets from Meguchanita by Megumi Garcia
  • Sweets from Patisserie Amber Sky by Miki Laird
  • Homemade Bakery & Onigiri (Rice Balls)
  • Ramune Soda, Bottled Water, and Shiso Juice
  • Fundraiser Eco-Bags & T-shirts
  • Japanese Handmade Crafts

<1st Floor: Special Presentation>

  • Franklin High School Japanese Class
  • WiATJ (Wisconsin Association of Teachers of Japanese)
  • UW-Milwaukee Anime Club
  • Consulate General of Japan at Chicago 在外選挙登録受付

<1st Floor : Silent Auction>

Please check the Silent Auction page.

<Basement: Kid Fair –Ennichi 縁日コーナー>

We are hosting a Japanese summer festival arcade for kids. Some games cost $1 to play, some are free.

  • Water Balloon and Toy Goldfish Fishing (ヨーヨーすくい、金魚すくい)
  • Shape Cutting (かたぬき)
  • Origami
  • Sushi Candy Demonstration

<Event Sponsors>

                                     Consulate General of Japan at Chicago

Mr. Norichika Aoki


Nikki America Coorp

Nikki America, Inc.


Yamato Corporation


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