The much-loved JAPAN MATSURI returns to London on Saturday 27th September at Trafalgar Square in the central of London. This dynamic annual event brings people together to enjoy Japanese food, music, dance, family activities and much, much more.
Everything kicks off at 11 am and runs through till 9 pm. On the performance stage at various times throughout the day are our special guests from Japan putting everyone through their paces with Radio Taiso, exercise routines which all Japanese people have grown up with.
The Japan Matsuri team is busy planning an exciting programme for the day, including the thrilling sounds of taiko and other fabulous musicians, festival dance and opportunities for audience participation including the ever popular Nodojiman! Watch this space for more information. If you have a Japan-related talent you would like to share, please let us know – performer application forms are available here.
Enjoy the atmosphere of a Japanese festival with food from the numerous stalls. All the family can join in the fun in the activities area with games and dressing in kimono. Try your hand Japanese cartoons on the manga wall.
Japan Matsuri is organized by Japan Matsuri Ltd., comprising the Japan Association in the UK, the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK, the Japan Society and the Nippon Club, and supported by the Embassy of Japan.