Logo 8.5w@300 RGB 2Japan Day @ Central Park is an annual celebration which celebrates the culture of Japan, and is a ‘thank you’ to New York for hosting its citizens for more than 100 years. The day starts with a 5k race in Central Park ending at the infamous Bandshell stage, which is filled with activity tents for all ages – origamis, calligraphy, yukata, kabuki face-painting and many more.  Live performances include traditional Japanese dancing, music and drumming to karate demonstrations to a variety of Japanese visual artists and ending with modern performers and music direct from the native country.  Authentic Japanese food, snacks and drinks are distributed at no charge throughout the entire day.   Each year the event brings together over 50,000 New Yorkers to celebrate love for Japan.  See more details about the next Japan Day HERE.  For more information, go to www.JapanDayNYC.org

Stage performers from the 10th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park, May 2016

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