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Apr22
Sun, 12:00

Experience Japan 2018 Festival Day

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Date and Time

Sun 22 April 2018
12:00 - 16:00

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Location

Farmleigh House,
Farmleigh, Dublin
Dublin

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Cost

Free

Description

Join us in the beautiful surrounds of Farmleigh to celebrate Japanese and Japanese-Irish culture. Bring your friends, your family, your kids, your dogs (on leads!) and enjoy the huge variety of Japan, from traditional Taiko drumming to modern-day Cosplay.

 

Top Tips to enjoy the day:

 

Bring a picnic to enjoy under the cherry trees

Bring a reusable water bottle and fill up at the drinking fountains

See how to get there

Get updates from us on Facebook and Twitter

Don’t forget to tag your social media posts with #ExpJapan

Respect the surroundings and leave Farmleigh as beautiful as you find it!

 

*Please note that these events are subject to change!*

 

MAIN STAGE EVENTS

 

Music from:

Experience Japan Taiko Team

Junshi Murakami & Philip Horan

Red Empire

Robbie Walsh

Taiseyo Taiko

 

ACTIVITIES AROUND THE PARK

Irish and Japanese Fashion Exhibition in Farmleigh Gallery

Cosplay

Japanese crafts*

Yo-yo fishing*

Wanage (traditional Japanese children’s game)

Poetry reading in the Walled Garden

Grafitti Wall

Calligraphy

Kimono and Yukata

*Parents, please note that we have finite supplies for these activities and will have to finish when we run out! Visit early to avoid disappointment.

 

MARTIAL ARTS DEMONSTRATIONS

 

WSKF Karate

Kodokan Judo Club

JKA Shotokan

Dublin Aikikai Aikido

Kenjutsu Ireland

Irish Karate Kyokushinkai

Kenjutsu Ballina

 

FOOD STALLS & SUPPLIERS

 

Asia Market

Yamamori

Fused by Fiona Uyema

Oishii Foods

Wa Café

Cactus / House of Japan

Susi Foods

Kokoro Sushi Bento

Musashi

 

INFORMATION STANDS

(At Farmleigh House entrance)

Festival Information

Embassy of Japan

 

 

Key event information

 

  • Family friendly

 

  • Disable access-friendly

 Pet friendly