Kurimoto Japanese Garden Spring Festival

Sunday, June 1, 2014
11 am to 4 pm

A celebration of Japanese culture in a very special spring setting. Martial arts demonstrations, art displays and demos, dance and music performances, children’s games and crafts, authentic Japanese Tea Ceremonies, antique sword displays, Japanese food sampling, the Taiko drummers and more.

There will be Plant Sale specials going on so be sure to stop by and check them out.

Festival activities are free with general admission to the Garden. There is a nominal charge for food and some craft activities.

Garden Season Pass Holders and Friends of the Garden get free admission to this event.

For more information call (780) 987-3054 ext. 2243.

In the event of rain, some outdoor performances and demonstrations may be cancelled or delayed. Tea Ceremonies take place indoors.


Main Stage Events - Kurimoto Japanese Garden
11 am - Opening Ceremonies
11:15 am - Taiko Drummers    
12:30 pm - Koto (Japanese Lute)    
2:00 pm - Awa Odori Dancers
2:30 pm Shakuhachi Flute with Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos  
3:15 pm - Finale - Taiko Drummers
 
Martial Arts Demonstrations - Kurimoto Japanese Garden
11:45 am - Gojukai Karate
1:00 pm - Noble House Kenjutsu
 
Tea Ceremonies - Ozawa Pavilion
 12:45, 1:30 and 2:15 pm ($7.50 - ticket required)

 Ongoing Activities - Kurimoto Japanese Garden
 Anime Display
 Antique Sword Display
 Bonsai Display
 Calligraphy Demonstration
 Children's Activities - Edmonton Community Japanese School
 Ikebana Display
 Japanese Food -Yuuzen
 
 Ongoing Activities - Indoor Showhouses and Classroom
 Japanese Embroidery Show & Sale by Marian Preshing
 Chigiri-e (Torn Paper Art) Show & Sale by Joan King
 Chigiri-e Show & Demonstration by Washi Chigiri-e Group