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London's Japan Matsuri 2011 Details

Date: Friday 2nd September 2011 [17:50] | Posted By: Joe

Fans of Japanese culture will want to head over to London's County Hall on Sunday 18th September for the Japan Matsuri 2011. This year it's at County Hall next to the London Eye.

They'll be over 130 stalls with lots of lovely Japanese things, from food and drinks to clothes and textiles, art, travel companies, tableware and so much more.

Entry to the event is free. It's set to run from 10am to 8pm.
Don't forget that the weekend of Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September is the Open House London, many great places open to visit in the city.
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Press release as follows:

Japan Matsuri 2011

Sunday 18th September at London's County Hall
Time 10:00 to 20:00

The much loved Japan Matsuri returns on Sunday 18th September and this year it's at County Hall in the heart of the capital next to the London Eye.

This dynamic annual event brings the Japanese community and Londoners together to enjoy Japanese food, lively music, exotic dance and much more.

The new Matsuri venue of County Hall will have more space, offering a fantastic chance to experience the vibrance of Japan in the heart of London. We will also reflect on the devastating Tsunami which struck Japan on 11 March 2011.

There will be fund-raising, photographic exhibitions and many other events and activities to support survivors and focus our thoughts on the affected area.

Japanese Ambassador Keiichi Hayashi will formally open the day at 11am.

Japan Matsuri 2011 Three Performance Stages

This year there will be live performances on the three stages, family activities, a much expanded food market and stall area, as well as an exhibition area, providing day long entertainment and interest for all the family.

There will be a wide range of performers appearing on the two Festival Stages (the Belvedere Stage in Belvedere Road & the Main Stage on Queen's Walk next to the Thames).

On the Martial Arts Stage, in Belvedere Road, demonstrations will continue all day encompassing a broad spectrum of martial arts, including, aikido, iaido, shorinji kempo and kendo and others.

We are delighted to welcome you to Japan Matsuri 2011. We will ensure that all accredited members of the press are given the access they require to cover the event. Press releases will be available from 10:00 onwards on Sunday 18th September.

Find out more about the Japan Matsuri via the festival's Facebook page or website, japanmatsuri.com.

Fact File
  • 35,000 visitors
  • Over 130 stalls
  • Over 30 performers and groups
  • Over 10 participatory activities for all the family
  • Nodojiman contest (Japanese Karaoke Competition)
  • Marshal Arts Demonstration
  • Drum Troops
  • Japanese pop culture including Cosplay, Parapara

Source: Japan Matsuri 2011

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