How to Wear Yukata Tuesdays through August from 4:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free It’s officially summer, and the warmer weather ushers in yukata season! If you haven’t mastered the technique of putting on this traditional cotton kimono worn during the hot summer months, don’t worry! Japan Performing Arts, Inc. is offering free lessons! Every Tuesday from now through the end … Continue reading Learn How to Wear a Yukata with Japan Performing Arts, Inc.
An Evening with Tomomi Tada—Sound of Satsuma Biwa Friday, August 9 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Kaede Kimonos – 246 W. 38th Street, #1102 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: Free. Suggested Donation: $10 (Payable at the door) Start your weekend with the sound of the Satsuma Biwa in this concert presented by Mar Creation and Kaede Kimonos. Tomomi Tada is a voice actress … Continue reading An Evening with Tomomi Tada—Sound of Satsuma Biwa
JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri Sunday, August 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The East Village on 4th Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets Admission: Free (bring cash to purchase merchandise and food at the booths) After the overwhelming response to last year’s debut event, JAPAN Fes. presents its Second Annual Summer Matsuri! Head to the East Village for an all-out summer celebration … Continue reading JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri
Kaede NYC ICHI Vintage Kimono Sale Saturday, July 21 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Kaede NYC – 45 W. 34th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Room 1107 Admission: Free (Kimono and accessories available for purchase) Kaede NYC, a fashion consultancy that specializes in Japanese kimono rental and styling, invites everyone to find great deals at their ICHI vintage kimono sale. “ICHI” means “market” … Continue reading Kaede NYC ICHI Vintage Kimono Sale
The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park Sunday, May 13 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Bandshell Area at Central Park – Entrance on 69th Street and 5th Avenue Admission: Free The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park is bringing Japanese culture to New York this Mother’s Day! It’s a festival that celebrates the diversity of Japanese culture through food, activities, and performances … Continue reading The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park