JAPANESE CULTURE, PERFORMANCES, FOOD, FASHION & MORE – MODERN & TRADITIONAL
COME JOIN US AND HAVE FUN at JASGA’s 12th Annual Japan Fall Festival
2018 Aki Matsuri 秋祭り
OCT 27 12-4 PM @ O. Henry Middle School
– Free for JASGA members and 18 & younger (Sign up HERE!)
– $5 for General Public
Taiko drums, Japanese classical buto dance and festive dance, traditional musical instruments, the beauty of the Chanoyu tea ceremony, Japanese martial arts, J-fashion show, Cosplay & fashion contest, — all this will bring the aesthetic gifts of Japanese culture to Austin and Central Texas during the 2018 Japan Fall Festival ~ JASGA’s 12th Aki Matsuri.
Visitors will enjoy a range of Japanese food and sweets, a drink sampler, Japanese arts, games, anime goods, a yukata booth, calligraphy, hands-on origami, and Japanese traditional and contemporary entertainment. In addition, there will be a Silent Auction for items such as an airline tickets to Japan, restaurants and massage/spa gift certificates, Japanese art collections and books, anime & festive goods, games, kimono, Obi sash, accessories, door prizes, and much more!
Those who wear trendy Japanese fashions such as Tokyo street fashion, lolīta fashion, cosplay, and kimono or yukata participants are always welcome. You may win at the fashion contest. Be 2018 contest winners!
The students who are taking Japanese language classes at McCallum, LASA, St. Steaven’s high schools will operate the Japanese game corner. The students from Ellison high school visit us at the JASGA’s Aki Matsuri every year. JASGA’s Japanese and Shodo calligraphy students will present their own progress.
JASGA thanks everyone who is sponsoring and has made donations for the 2018 Japan Fall Festival, Aki Matsuri! Download the application form and send it to us.
Donation deadline: October 20, 2018
For festival sponsorship and donations, please CONTACT JASGA HERE.