The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York’s Matsuri NYC Fall Fest

Matsuri NYC Fall Fest

Sunday, October 2 from Noon until 4:00 p.m.

Corlears Hook Park – Jackson/Cherry Streets

Admission: Free

The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York (JFDINY) presents Matsuri NYC Fall Fest! The festival celebrates Japan and NYC with a FREE, all-day Japanese cultural festival. There will be traditional performing arts and exciting activities for the entire family!

Enjoy performances by JFDINY’s own Minbuza (Japanese folk dance), Samurai Sword Soul (traditional sword fighting), and Taiko Masala (taiko drumming). In the activities area, experienced teachers will lead children in a variety of entertaining Japanese arts and crafts such as origami, calligraphy, kendama, face painting, and kimono dressing.

The finale of the afternoon will be the Bon Odori, a traditional Japanese summer event where everyone joins in and dances together!

For more information, please visit JFDINY’s website.
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