2018 Activities

Weekday Speakers/Performers

Elements of Japanese Interior Design

D106 Lecture, Oct. 3rd (Wed) 1:30pm-2:20pm

From Bainbridge Island to Japanese American concentration camps

D106 Lecture, Oct. 5th (Fri) 10:30am-11:20am

From Seattle to Fukushima: Mothers’ Radiation Lab Report

D106 Lecture, Oct. 4th (Thurs) 1:30pm-2:20pm

Japanese Monsters in Art History from Edo-Present

D106 Lecture, Oct. 5th (Fri) 3:00pm-4:00pm

Koto Performance

D106 Lecture/Performance, Oct. 5th (Fri) 1:30pm-2:20pm

Martial Arts: Modern Ninjutsu – Armed and Unarmed Fighting Strategies Using Deception and Body Dynamics

D106 Lecture/Demonstration, Oct. 4th (Thurs) 2:30pm-3:20pm

TAIKO Demonstration and Hands-on Workshop

N201 Hands-on Workshop, Oct. 1st (Mon), 1:30pm-2:20pm

The Samurai Secret of Success

D106 Lecture, Oct. 3rd (Wed) 2:30pm-3:20pm

US-Japan Cultural Differences

D106 Lecture, Oct. 1st (Mon) 2:30pm-3:20pm

Saturday Speakers/Performers

Breakdancing to Miura Daichi’s songs

L-Bldg. Courtyard, 11:00am-11:15am

Bringing ICT-based Computer Science Education in English to Japan

Location and Time (TBD)

Child ID Program 迷い子防止プログラム 証明書発行

C-Bldg., 10am-5pm while supplies last

Cosplay Costume Contest コスプレ大会

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 4:15pm-5:00pm

Dekoboko Taiko でこぼこ太鼓 演奏

Courtyard, 2:30pm-2:45pm

Elements of Japanese Interior Design 日本のインテリアデザインの特徴

Location and Time (TBD)

Evergreen Glee Club 男声合唱団 + Songs of Hope

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 2:45pm-3:15pm

Fabulous Furoshiki (limited to 20 participants) 風呂敷の包み方講座 (参加者20名)

Location and Time (TBD)

From Seattle to Fukushima: Mothers’ Radiation Lab Report  原発事故勉強会

Location and Time (TBD)

Game of “Go” Table   囲碁

Location and Time (TBD)

Haiku Northwest Table 俳句

Location and Time (TBD)

Ikebana (Flower Arrangement) International Seattle Chapter 19: Display and Demonstration 生け花展示・実演

D106, Time (TBD)

Japanese Dango (Sweets) Cooking Workshop 団子作りと日本茶紹介

Location and Time (TBD)

Japanese Monsters in Art History from Edo-Present 江戸から現代の美術史における日本の妖怪歴史

Location and Time (TBD)

Japanese Movies (with English subtitles) 日本映画(英語字幕付き)

Thermae Romae 『テルマエ・ロマエ』 Room B104, Time (TBD)


The movie is provided by the Japan Foundation through the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle. Copyright credit: (c) 2012 “THERMAE ROMAE” Film Partners.

Light Up Nippon『日本を照らした奇跡の花火』B104, Time (TBD)

JET Program JETプログラムで日本で働こう

Location and Time (TBD)

Kabuki Academy 歌舞伎アカデミー   日本舞踊、三味線

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 1:30pm-2:00pm

Kamishibai Storytelling by Voice Library (in Japanese) 紙芝居

Location and Time (TBD)

Karaoke (16,000 English songs and 12,000 Japanese songs) カラオケ

E129 (near Carlson Theater), 10:00am-5:00pm

English Songs by Artist

English Songs by Title

Japanese Songs by Artist

Japanese Songs by Title

Martial Arts 武道の実演     Carlson Theater, 10:30am-3:00pm

(To Be Announced), Carlson Theater, 10:30am-11:00am

Shinto Ryu Iai-Battojutsu (Iaido/Tameshigiri), Carlson Theater, 11:00am-11:30am

Pacific Northwest Naginata Federation (Naginata), Carlson Theater, 11:30am-12:00pm

Cascade Kendo Kai (Kendo), Carlson Theater, 12:00pm-12:30pm

Tendo Ryu/Naginata vs. Kendo (Naginata Koryu/Naginata vs. Kendo), Carlson Theater, 12:30pm-1:00pm

Musokai Iaido (Iaido), Carlson Theater, 1:00pm-1:30pm

Hoshu Dojo (Jodo), Carlson Theater, 1:30pm-2:00pm

Seattle Bujinkan (Ninjutsu), Carlson Theater, 2:00pm-2:30pm

Toda ha Buko Ryu (Naginata Koryu), Carlson Theater, 2:30pm-3:00pm

Megumi Preschool めぐみ保育園・園児たちの歌

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 12:00pm-12:20pm

Meito Shodo-Kai Calligraphy Association 明石USA書道教室

C-Bldg Cafeteria Hallway, 10:00am-5:00pm

MEXT Government Scholarships 国費留学生として日本に留学しよう

Location and Time (TBD)

Okinawa Kenjin Kai Chijinshuu: Okinawan Taiko + Lion Dance 沖縄太鼓+獅子舞

Courtyard, 1:00pm-1:20pm

Okinawan Music group “Mako and Munjuru” 沖縄民謡+沖縄舞踊

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 12:30pm-1:00pm

Omotesenke-style Tea Ceremony Demonstration 表千家茶道実演

D106, 11:00am, 12:15pm, 1:30pm

Origami Table  折り紙

Location (TBD), 10:00am-5:00pm

Puppet Shows 人形劇

In Japanese 耳文庫– Location (TBD), 2:30pm-3:00pm and 4:00pm-4:30pm

In English 民話指人形 – Location and Time (TBD)

Samurai Undressed 鎧兜(よろい、かぶと)の講義と着付け

Location and Time (TBD)

Seattle Shakuhachi Study Group 尺八の演奏

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 2:15pm-2:30pm

Songs of Hope + Evergreen Glee Club 合唱

C-Bldg Cafeteria stage, 2:45pm-3:15pm

The Samurai Secret of Success 武士道

Location and Time (TBD)

The School of Taiko 太鼓の学校 演奏

Courtyard, 11:15am-11:45am

Washi Paper Artwork Display     和紙人形などの展示

Location and Time (TBD)

Get involved today by signing up to be a volunteer or becoming an exhibitor. We are recruiting 200 volunteers for this year’s event while exhibitor space is limited. Please follow the link to the Get Involved page and read each portion thoroughly.