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NIHON

MATSURI

Utah's  Japan Festival
Donation is greatly appreciated.

WHEN /

April 27,

 2019 
10AM-5PM

WHERE /

Japantown Street (100 South Between 200 And 300 West)
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Our Mission/

To share and educate the larger Utah community about Japanese and Japanese American culture, history, and traditions as well as to be a way to pass on the Japanese traditions and culture to younger fifth, sixth, and seventh generation Japanese Americans and to help them identify with their heritage. 

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Down town SLC

SCHEDULE /

Stage 1 (West end of 100 South)

Stage 2 (East End of 100 South)

10:00AM
Japanese Church of Christ Kenshin Taiko
 

 

10:10AM
 

Welcome – Introduction of Honored Guests – Floyd Mori

 

Color Guard – Dai Ichi Ward Troop 1440

Pledge of Allegiance – Dai Ichi Ward Troop 1440

National Anthem – Lillian Wilkins

Japanese Anthem – Lillian Wilkins
 

Invocations:

Salt Lake Buddhist Temple – Reverend Jerry Hirano

Japanese Church of Christ – Pastor Brad Kramer

Dai Ichi Church – Bishop Yuta Uemura

Ogden Christian Church – Reverend Bob Nakaoka

Introduction of Guest Speakers – Floyd Mori

Introduction of MC’s – Darin Mano, Brian Fukushima,

Ed Roberson, Richard Wilcox

10:40AM

Japanese Church of Christ Kenshin Takiko

11:00AM

Sil Lum Kung Fu Kwoon – Lion Dance

11:45AM

Zen Bu Kan

12:30PM

One Voice Choir

1:15PM

Kimono Fashion Show

2:00PM

Cosplay

2:30PM

 

Sil Lum Kung Fu Kwoon – Lion Dance

3:05PM

 

Moab Taiko Dan

3:40PM

 

Taekwondo – Gary Nakao, Carson Kawabata

 

Akemi Kawabata, Carson Kato, Campbell Kato

4:20PM

Wasatch Koto 

4:55PM

 

Okinawa Kenjinkai Dancers

5:30PM

 

Japanese Church of Christ Kenshin Taiko

11:00AM

 Qi Gong (Yi Shui Kong) - Lin Yang

11:30AM
 

Salt Lake Shotokan Karate

12:20PM

Rocky Mountain Judo Group

 

 

 

 

 

1:05PM
 

Intermountain Aikido

1:45PM

Monk Wise

2:20PM

Festival Dancers

2:50PM

Utah Japanese Language School

3:00PM

Ramen Eating Contest

3:30PM

Fujinkai Kobudo Renmei

4:00PM

Ogden Buddhist Church Taiko

4:30

Kaneshiro Akiko Minho & Arts Belong

 

Utah Okinawa Kenjinkai

Tea Ceremony

at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple (West Wing)

Mochitsuki

Rice Pounding

Temple Tours

at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple

CONTESTED HISTORIES
at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple

        11:30 am

          1:00 pm

          2:15 pm

          3:30 pm

     

         12:00 pm

          2:00 pm

          4:00 pm

        12:00 pm

          1:00 pm

          2:00 pm

          3:00 pm

          4:00 pm

     

         12:00 pm

          2:00 pm

        

​Origami Kabuto

at the Children's Booth

        10:30 am

          1:30 pm

           3:30 pm

        11:00 am

          2:00 pm

          4:00 pm

          

​Chopstick gun

at the Children's Booth

How to make
How to make
Competition

​Chopstick Master

at the Children's Booth

        11:30 am

          2:30 pm

     

          

100 South Between 200 And 300 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

info@nihonmatsuri.com


 

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There will be volunteer photographers taking pictures at this event which could be used for future Japan Matsuri promotional purposes, etc. They will be recognizable by the navy blue t-shirts labeled “Photographer” on the back.
If you do not wish to have your picture taken and potentially used in this way please notify one of the photographers.

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