EXPERIENCE THE SIGHTS, SOUNDS AND TASTES OF JAPAN
FREE EVENT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
CELEBRATING THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST JAPANESE DIPLOMATIC MISSION TO NY
Marking its fourth year as a New York City tradition, Japan Day @ Central Park returns to the East Meadow on Sunday, June 6, 2010 with a wide range of exciting Japanese traditional and family-friendly activities including a Samurai Parade celebrating 150 years of Japan-New York City friendship, free samplings of popular Japanese cuisine and live performances throughout the day with more entertainers from Japan than ever before including 20-year old pop sensation Kizuki Minami, esteemed recording artist Kumiko and legendary jazz saxophonist Sadao Watanabe performing with children’s choirs and percussionists from New York area schools.
In addition, this year features martial arts performances by the Ninja acrobats SHINOBI- TRY and Samurai Sword Soul, a Tokyo Fashion Festa Show modeling the latest in fashion from six design houses with music by J-pop star GRAMM, hip hop dancers BDC: Nippon to NYC and the J-rock group The Ricecookers.
PLEASE VISIT INFORMATION BOOTH AT THIS EVENT WHERE YOU CAN PICK UP BROCHURES, MAPS AND OTHER TRAVEL INFORMATION ON JAPAN.
WE'D LOVE TO SEE YOU THERE!
WHEN: SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2010
WHAT: JAPAN RUN at 8AM followed by a Runner’s Awards Ceremony
KIDS RUN 9:30AM
JAPAN DAY FESTIVAL 10:00AM-4:45PM
WHERE: EAST MEADOW
Main entrance at 97th street and Fifth Avenue
JAPAN RUN starts at Central Park’s 102nd Street Transverse near East Drive Course
For more information website : http://japandaynyc.org/main/