Date: 2010 July 27 15:05
Posted by Joe
Fans of Japanese culture in Central London will want to head over to the Japanese Art Festival at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square in Holborn. Set to run on Saturday 21st August and Sunday 22nd 2010. They've got kimono designer Yumi Yamamoto, Harajuku kawaii store 6% Doki Doki, along with a party on Saturday night with J-Pop Go!.
Press release as follows:
JAPANESE ART FESTIVAL WELCOMES HARAJUKU FASHION STORE AND KIMONO DESIGNER
This summer the Japanese Art Festival welcomes kimono designer Yumi Yamamoto and Harajuku kawaii store 6% Doki Doki! Both exhibitors are exhibiting in the UK for the first time and will host talks and fashion shows as part of the event. Visitors can also look forward to a concert by reknowned shamisen player Hibiki!
The next Japanese Art Festival will take place on August 21st and 22nd. The festival has moved to a more central location this time – Conway Hall in Holborn, central London.
As usual, the festival will feature a busy schedule of traditional and modern activities, including martial arts, manga drawing classes, calligraphy, traditional music and Japanese food. There will be a cosplay masquerade on Saturday, and cosplay workshops both days of the festival.
J-Pop Go! will also host a party on the Saturday night of the festival at the Penderell’s Oak pub, including DJs and live music acts.
Harajuku's very own self-styled Kawaii Store since 1995.