Japan Day 2018 Countdown


The Japanese Consulate in Cape Town will be hosting their Centenary edition of Japan Day, which showcases various aspects of Japan and Japanese culture at the Slow Market Stellenbosch on Saturday 17 March 2018.

This is a great event to attend as it gives you the opportunity to see all the great Japanese traditions upclose and also allows you to participate in workshops. There will be a martial arts village, performances in Aikido, Karate, Judo, Kenjutsu (Japanese sword demonstration) and Kyudo (Archery), a Cosplay show, traditional Japanese music with Shakuhachi (flute), Koto (Japanese Harp), and authentic Japanese food demonstrations by a Japanese chef. Exhibitions include a Bonsai Competition, Koi fish and Sumi-e (drawings by Japanese brushstroke).

I’ve always been fascinated by the Japanese culture. It was such an inspiration seeing everything being done with great attention to detail and being in full control of every move but done with the…

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