Japan Fest stage info – Megumi Kanda performs at Japan Fest

今年のJapan Festでは、ミルウォーキー交響楽団の首席トロンボーン奏者、神田めぐみさんが演奏致します。

彼女の出演は1時15分頃の予定です。どうぞ御見逃しないよう。

It is a great honor for us that Megumi Kanda, principal trombonist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, performs at Japan Fest for a good cause.

She appears on stage at or around 1:15pm. Don’t miss this at Franklin High on Sun, Oct 8.

 

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Japan Fest booth info – Onigiri-Ya UWM Japanese Program

今回は、UWM日本語プログラムによるおにぎり屋ブースの紹介です。

日本の主食といえばやはり米、そしてソウルフードといえばおにぎりではないでしょうか。昨年大好評でしたおにぎりとおにぎらずが今年も販売されます。

尚、Japan Festのブースは原則現金での支払いとなり、残念ながら近くにATMもございません。どうぞ10月8日(日)当日は十分な現金をお持ちください。

Let us introduce the booth of Onigiri-Ya by UWM Japanese Program.

Rice is staple food in Japan and still many people consider onigiri (rice balls) is the soul food of Japan.  UWM Japanese program came back with the last year’s popular items of onigiri and onigirazu (rice sandwich).   Please come and try these at Japan Fest on Sun, Oct 8.

Please note that most of the vendors accept cash only, and unfortunately there is no ATM around.  Please bring enough cash to Japan Fest.

 

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Japan Fest stage info – Rock-paper-scissors game

Japan Festでは今年もジャンケン大会を実施します。

参加費は1ドル。景品はJTB, USA, Inc.提供のミツワの商品券をご用意しております。ステージ上で我らがMC、高橋じゃっくに挑戦ください。1時50分頃開催予定ですので、是非ステージ付近にお越しください。

Test your luck with this easy to learn rock-paper-scissors (“jan-ken”) game. For $1 donation, we invite you to challenge our distinguished MC, Jack Takahashi, to win a gift certificate of Mitsuwa Marketplace donated by JTB USA, Inc., or just for fun.  The game will be held at or around 1:50 pm on the stage.  Please come and join us!

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Japan Fest Silent Auction info – Win Chicago-Tokyo air tickets for two!

皆さま、早いもので、Japan Festまであと一週間に迫って参りました。昨年同様、今年も日本航空スポンサーで、シカゴ~成田間往復ペア航空券のオークションを行います。

スタート金額は2人分$1,098です。会場入口付近のインフォメーションブース(ミルウォーキー日本人会のブース)にお越しになり、ご自身の入札金額を登録ください。最終入札は2時45分で、2時50分にステージ上で落札者の発表があります。その際ステージ付近に居なかった方は落札できませんので、落札希望の方は必ずその時間までお残りください。

税金と燃料サーチャージは追加負担となりますが、有効期間は1年間、いつでも使えるチケットです。チケットの詳細については下記をご覧ください。尚、当日は小切手でのお支払いとなりますので、パーソナルチェックをお持ちください。

Time flies, and 2017 Japan Fest is coming in a week!  As we did last year, we are going to have a silent auction for air tickets from Chicago to Tokyo for two.  They are round-trip air tickets between O’hare and Narita offered by Japan Airlines.

The start bid is $1,098 for two.  Please come to Information booth (Milwaukee Japanese Association booth) near the entrance, and register your bid price.  The final bid must be done by 2:45pm and the winner will be announced at 2:50pm on stage.  We cannot give you the tickets if you are not present at that time, so please stay close to the stage if you wish to win.

You need to pay tax and fuel surcharge in addition to your bid price, but there are no date restrictions for these tickets, which are valid for one year.  Please see below for details of the tickets.

The winner has to pay by personal check, so please bring your check book to Japan Fest.

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Tickets Details:
– Origin: ORD;
– Destination: NRT;
– Extra Charge: Tax and Surcharge are NOT included in the bidding price and to be charged additionally;
– Class: Economy (V Class);
Flights: JL/NU flights only. Code-share flights NOT allowed;
– Traveler: NOT transferable. Name change is NOT allowed once ticketed;
– Validity: Travel must be completed by Oct 7, 2018;
– Maximum Stay: One Month;
– Reservation: Must be made 4 weeks prior to departure and subject to seat availability;
– Ticketing: Ticket must be issued by Sep 7, 2018;
– Route Change: NOT permitted;
– Date Change: NOT allowed once ticketed;
– Refund: NOT refundable;
– Transfer: NOT transferable;
– Travel Documents: Traveler is responsible for obtaining all proper travel documents for the planned itinerary;
– Child/Infant Discount: NOT applicable.

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Japan Fest booth info – KawaiiAine

今回はKawaiiAineブースのご紹介です。

日本のアニメ、漫画は世界的に評価が高く、欧米にも熱心なフォロワーが居ることは周知の通りです。出展者の独自の世界観によるアニメアイテムが展示、販売されております。

10月8日(日)フランクリン高校に是非お越しください。住所は8222 S 51st St., Franklin, WI 53132です。

Let us introduce the booth of KawaiiAine.  As you know, anime (Japanese style animation) and manga (Japanese style comics) are highly evaluated and popular all over the world.  KawaiiAine exhibits and sells its original and unique Japanese style animation items.

Please come and check these out at Franklin High on Sun, Oct 8.  The address is 8222 S 51st St., Franklin, WI 53132.

 

 

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Japan Fest booth info – Patisserie Amber Sky

今回は、昨年も大好評でしたPatisserie Amber Skyブースのご紹介です。プロのパティシエが丹念に作り上げた焼き菓子、生菓子が堪能できます。

Japan Festは10月8日(日)12~3時半フランクリン高校にて開催されます。是非お越しください。

Let us introduce Patisserie Amber Sky, one of the most popular booths last year.  You can enjoy these baked products and fresh cakes crafted by professional pastry chefs.

Please come and taste these during 12-3:30pm at Franklin High on Sun, Oct 8.

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Japan Fest booth info – Maiko & Ariel’s Stand

今回はMaiko & Arielによる、手作りの小物アクセサリー及び生菓子のブースのご紹介です。こじゃれた雑貨店のようなバラエティー豊かな品揃えでお待ちしております。

10月8日(日)フランクリン高校でのJapan Festに是非お立ち寄りください。

Today let us introduce the booth by Maiko & Ariel,  Variety of goods welcome you including their handmade accessories and confectioneries.

Please come and check these out at Franklin High on Sun, Oct 8.

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