Volunteer organisation Experience Japan is hosting their annual Experience Japan Festival in Farmleigh House this 23rd of April. The event is supported by the Office of Public Works, Dublin City Council and the Embassy of Japan.
On the day, between 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Japanese-Irish culture will be celebrated in the beautiful surrounds of Farmleigh House. Bring your friends, your family, your kids, your dogs (on leads!) and enjoy the huge variety of activities, from traditional Taiko drumming to modern-day Cosplay.
Dublin Bus will provide a FREE shuttle service to the Festival Day in Farmleigh on Sunday 23rd April.
MAIN STAGE EVENTS
12.00 Opening / J-Pop dance / Taiko/ Nankin Tamasudare (Japanese traditional performance) / Martial Arts demo / Irish & Japanese healing music
13.10 Children’s performance / Japanese traditional dance / Irish modern music band / Shamisen (Japanese string instrument) / Cosplay
14.30 Welcome performance: EJ & Kids’ Taiko fusion of Bodhrán and dance / Bodhrán performance / Soranbushi
15.45 Japanese Matsuri Grand Finale
Besides what’s going on at the main stage, guests will enjoy displays and workshops of origami, calligraphy, yo-yo fishing, tamaire, kimono dressing and more.
There will be martial arts demonstrations as well as talks about topics as diverse as poetry, gardening and costume design.
More information experiencejapan.ie