Who: Kauai Japanese Cultural Society’s 33rd Matsuri Kauai Festival
Where: Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue
When: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The 2018 Kauai Japanese Cultural Society’s “Matsuri” is scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall, Lihue. The event is free and open to the public.
The festival will showcase different groups of Japanese talents and to perpetuate the Japanese culture on Kauai. Taiko performances and classical Japanese dances will also be featured. Usually a featured performance from Japan is presented at this event along with some hands on activities (i.e. oshibana, origami, oshie), crafts, kimono dressing, tea ceremony, shodo, bonsai, ikebana, etc…
The festival is currently seeking sponsors for this prestigious event. Sponsorship application will be available the early part of 2018. Please check back.
The Aloha Banquet will be held on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort. More information will be announced soon.