Japanese Festival Nippon Matsuri

10:49 AM Sandra Gutrejde 0 Comments

The Festival Buenos Aires Celebrates Japan - "Nippon Matsuri" - Artisitc Japanese Festival, will take place on Saturday, August 17th, 2013.

This Festival, organized by the Government of the City of Buenos Aires and the Nikkei Federation in Argentina (FANA) will be held on Avenida Santa Fe between Carlos Pellegrini and Florida, Plaza San MartĂ­n, from 12 pm to 5 pm.

The event will start at 12 pm with a parade of standards representing the Japanese Cultural institutions, followed by a tribute from the Japanese community to General San Martin, karate and kendo demonstrations by martial arts groups, artistic shows, Japanese drums "Taiko", and "ondo" - dancing to Japanese music with the participation of the public.

At the same time visitors will have the chance to try Japanese food and purchase typical Japanese products at the more than 45 gazebos installed around Plaza San Martin.

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