Japan Day @ Central Park NYC 2019

Japan Day @ Central Park NYC 2019
13th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park was on May 13, 2019.

Hightlights in the video:
00:24 Japanese Taiko Drumming by Soh Daiko
14:31 Yosakoi Dance Performance by 10tecomai
29:40 Greetings to VIP
31:37 Japanese poem recitation (Shigin) and Japanese flute (Shakuhachi) by Wagakki Band 和楽器バンド
39:25 Introduction of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
40:13 Bon Odon by The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York
44:30 Japanese Taiko Drumming & Dance by COBU
1:01:46 Introduction of Tokyo 2020 Olympics, additional sports – baseball/softball,
karate, skateboarding, sport climbing, surfing
1:03:20 Karate Demonstration by International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan
1:17:15 Tents for activities, foods and drinks.

There are Activity Tents
Japan Rail Travel (JR East & JR Central)
Photo Booth (Fujifilm North America Corp)
Try-on Yukata (NY de Volunteer)
Be a Samurai (Villagewell)
VR experience: Visit Japan (Japan Day & JNTO)
Hello Kitty Photo Booth (Sanrio Co., Ltd)
Origami (Origami Therapy Association OTA)
Kabuki Face Painting (Northeast Council of Teachers of Japanese)
Yo-Yo-Fishing (JETAA NY & Japan Society)
Calligraphy (Japanese American Association of New York, Inc)

Free foods, drinks & snacks
Gyoza (Ajinomoto North America Inc)
Okonomiyaki (Otafuku Foods, Inc)
Onigiri (ITOCHU International Inc)
Snacks (Meiji America Inc)
Snacks (Morinaga America Inc)
Tea (ITO EN North America Inc)

Thanks to the support of Consulate-General of Japan in New Y,ork the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, The Nippon Club and many other sponsors.
Host: Sandra Endo

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