- This event has passed.
Haru Matsuri : Japanese Spring Festival
Sunday, March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree – $16
The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre is opening their doors to everyone as they celebrate a weekend filled with activities, entertainment and exhibits all associated with the many festivals celebrated across Japan in the Spring!!
Spring Festival/ Haru Matsuri will include Japanese arts and crafts demonstrations such as Ikebana (flower arranging), Bunka Shishu (embroidery), Sumi-e (brush painting) and Cha-no-yu (tea ceremony).
The JCCC’s martial artists will demonstrate the techniques of “The Way of the Warrior” through Aikido, Karate, Judo, Jodo, Iaido, Naginata, Kyudo and Kendo.
There will be odori (traditional Japanese dancing) by JCCC traditional dance groups and Taiko (Japanese drumming). Japanese cuisine will also be available in the food court.
The JCCC entrance will feature an elaborate display of Hina Matsuri Dolls. For a small fee visitors can have the opportunity to dress in traditional costume then head on over to the display to take their own photos.
Gather your family and friends and and celebrate Spring!
$7/adults, $5/5-16yrs, $16/Family (2 adults, 2 youths)
Find out more here…