Japan/America Society of Kentucky

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JAPAN! Summer Family Festival

  • 23 Aug 2008
  • 1:00 PM - 6:59 PM
  • Jacobson Park, Shelter 1, Lexington


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JASK has supported cultural exchange between Japanese and Americans in Kentucky since Toyota’s arrival in 1987.  This summer we introduce a new event: a large-scale outdoor summer event for Kentuckians and their families.  Come explore Japan - enjoy Japanese cuisine and culture!

Program Highlights:
  • Large open area near Shelter 1 will be dotted with games, activities, and mini-classes all focused on Japan.
    • Origami - paper folding
    • Shuji - calligraphy (write your name in Japanese)
    • Kimono - try on a kimono, snap some pictures
    • Nintendo WII Tournament
  • Japanese food - local restaurant will serve traditional summer foods from Japan
  • Japanese Flea Market - Japanese families will sell a wide variety of goods you can't find in America
  • Performances - various artists, such as martial artists and musicians will share their talents
  • Special Feature: TAIKO Traditional Japanese Drum Troupe from Dayton, OH


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Japan/America Society of Kentucky
464 Chenault Rd.
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 209-9630

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