Japan Day/Akimatusri

  • Location: The Meeting House
  • Address: 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD 21045
  • Dates: October 10, 2021
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Interested in Japanese traditional or pop-culture? you are the right place to be!! Did you know that Maryland and Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan have been in a sister state relationship for 40 years? Celebrating the 40th-year anniversary, Maryland and Kanagawa Sister State committee along with UMBC, Misako Ballet, Matcha Time Cafe, and Baltimore and Kawasaki Sister City welcome you to this cultural exploration event!

Our Japan Day/Fall Festival has many performances and hands-on activities for you to experience Japanese culture free of charge!!!!

Ryukyu taiko drum and dance performance
Kendo and Naginata demonstration
Ballet performance
Karate demonstration
Japanese choir

Yukata picture taken
Flower arrangement
Tea ceremony
Japanese snacks and goods (to purchase)
Cosplay contest
Japanese information table

Japan Day/Akimatusri