2019 Japan Summer Festival

6th Annual Japan Summer Festival

Saturday, June 15th, 2019 (Rain date: Sun. June 16th)

Blue Back Square, West Hartford, CT

Noon – 5:30 pm

This is a free event open to the public.

  • Mountain River Taiko
  • Karate & Kendo Demonstrations
  • Shishimai Lion Dance
  • Bon Dance
  • *Cosplay Contest (If you’d like to enter the contest, please see here for the detail.)
  • Balloon Storytelling
  • Tea Ceremony
  • Yukata Experience
  • Sumi-e (Japanese ink painting workshop)
  • Paprika Dance – Tokyo Olympic 2020
  • Origami Class, and more fun activities for kids

Japanese food and drinks are available for purchase.

Special thanks to:
Consulate General of Japan in Boston, Blue Back Square, Town of West Hartford and Barnes & Noble