Japanese Art Festival Events

The Schedule for the 2011 Japanese Art Festival is yet to be finalised. Please keep visiting this page for updates.

Saturday 2nd July 2011
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10:30 11:35 Budo Martial arts
11:35 11:45 Hazumu mini Dance Performance
11:45 12:00 LDN 48  
12:00 12:25 Masa Futagami Violin Performance
12:25 12:35 Naoaki's video from Fukushima city hall  
12:35 13:00 Hibiki Shamisen
13:00 13:30 Taiko  
13:30 13:50 Tomoko Kinuta Flute
13;50 14:00 Leiji Matsumoto's movie trailer including video message to JAF  
14:00 14:35 Cosplay Costume  
14:45 15:00 Oh My Lord!  
15:00 15:40 Taiko and Taiko workshop  
15:45 16:15 Tea ceremony by Akemi Solloway
16:15 16:45 Hibiki Shamisen
16:45 17:15 Masa Futagami Violin Performance
17:15 17:30 Para Para dance by Florence  
17:30 17:50 Talk and introduction to "Aid For Japan".  
    Short lecture " Shinto" by Akemi Solloway  
18:00 18:35 Cosplay performance competition including Jessica's dance  
18:35 19:00 Zonic Music performance
19:00 19:15 LDN 48 Dance performance
19:15 19:30 Oh My Lord! Dance performance
19:40 20:00 Saara Takase Music performance
20:00 20:10 Hazumu Mini Dance Performance
20:10 21:00 Karaoke  
Workshops : Saturday 2nd July 2011
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SATURDAY WORKSHOPS : BERTRAND RUSSELL ROOM
11:00 12:00 Manga drawing workshop  
12:00 13:00 Calligraphy  
13:00 14:00 Manga drawing workshop  
14:00 15:00 Calligraphy  
15:00 16:00 Yoga workshop by Japanese teacher  

All the workshops are free but are on a strictly first come/first served basis with only 10 places per workshop. To secure a place at the weekend workshops, please email us at stating which workshop you would like to attend.

Sunday 3rd July 2011
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MAIN STAGE
10:30 11:00 Martial arts  
11:00 11:20 Masa Futagami Violin Performance
11:20 11:30 Hazumu mini  
11:30 11:45 Enka Claudia
12:00 12:15 Oh My Lord! Dance performance
12:15 12:30 Gothic Lolita show Lizzie & Tania
12:30 13:30 Martial arts  
13:30 14:00 Lecture " Japanese Culture" by Akemi Solloway
14:00 14:10 Leiji Matsumoto's movie trailer including video message to JAF  
14:10 14:30 Kimono fashion show  
14:30 15:00 Cosplay Parade  
15:15 16:00 Japanese Film Panel Jasper Sharp, Adam Torel (Third Window Films) and Joey Leung (Terracotta Distribution)
16:00 16:30 Talk and introduction to "Aid For Japan".  
    Lecture " Shinto" by Akemi Solloway  
Workshops : Sunday 3rd July 2011
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SUNDAY WORKSHOPS : BERTRAND RUSSELL ROOM
11:00 12:00 Manga drawing workshop  
12:00 13:00 Calligraphy  
13:00 14:00 Manga drawing workshop  
14:00 14:10 Video message from Reiji Matsumoto  
14:00 15:00 Calligraphy  
15:00 16:00 Yoga workshop by Japanese teacher  

All the workshops are free but are on a strictly first come/first served basis with only 10 places per workshop. To secure a place at the weekend workshops, please email us at stating which workshop you would like to attend.

Please note that events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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Zero Goods Universe : Leiji Matsumoto

We are proud to announce that ZERO GOODS UNIVERSE from Japan will be appearing at the next Japanese Art Festival.

Zero Goods Universe are responsible for producing a range of items based on the work of famed Anime and Manga creator Leiji Matsumoto (Space Battleship Yamato, Captain Harlock).

Zero Goods will be showing samples of Matsumoto's artwork including the trailer for his new movie Space Pirate Captain Herlock. A range of dolls, accessories, watches, books, cards etc. will also be available.

www.zerogoodsuniverse.com/jaf/future2011london.html

www.zerogoodsuniverse.com

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Japanese Food

The Japanese Art Festival always provides a taste of Japan courtesy of our Yatai stands. Enjoy a range of food and drink including Yakisoba, Tenmusu, Japanese beer, sake, wine and soba.

Traditional Japanese Music

Enjoy some classic Japanese musical treats including performances on the Shamisen and also the ever-popular Taiko drums.

Martial Arts

The Mid Sussex Martial Arts School (Tenshin Kan Dojo UK) In 3rd decade of training in the traditional Martial Arts of Japan.

The Mid Sussex Martial Arts School (MSMAS) is probably now one of the oldest and most traditional mixed Martial Arts Centres in the UK today, known also Tenshin Kan Dojo UK.

Competitive BJA Judo, traditional Aikido, Iaido (Japanese Swordwork) & Kendo. Home Dojo of Official UK Representative (Daihyo), Dai Nippon Butoku Kai ID, Kyoto, Japan.

www.msmas.org

Yoga

Natsuko Matsuyama is a Yoga Alliance qualified teacher based in London. She has trained in many forms, including Sivananda, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Power, Yin yoga to deepen her understanding of yoga philosophy and tradition. Her teaching style respects tradition yet fits the modern life style and is intended for daily practice. She believes yoga is an accessible way for all to live healthy mentally, physically and spiritually.

http://numero6yoga.blogspot.com/

Cosplay

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The Japanese Art Festival will have a wide range of Cosplay-themed events over the course of the weekend, including the Cosplay Parade, Cosplay Costume and Performance Competitions and Cosplay Workshops.

Please note that events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Dealers at the Japanese Art Festival

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Attendees of the Festival will be able to purchase a wide range of items including DVDs, Manga, Japanese food, toys, T-Shirts, clothing and much more. Some of the companies attending the Japanese Art Festival include:


Artists at the Japanese Art Festival

Have your Manga Portrait done on the weekend -or see some of the wonderful artwork on display and for sale care of our Artists at the Japanese art Festival including www.studiotaikofish.com, Karen Lusted, Miwa (Teddy bear accessories), Kelly, Adrian Pang

Sayaka Yamamoto

Sayaka Yamamoto is a Saya Cafe Sweets Deco artist who will be on hand to demonstrate the art of Japanese Sweets Deco with fees for items being donated to the Aid For Japan charity. Join in to make original magnet or pendant as well as handmade craft. Also you can buy sweets deco items.

http://ameblo.jp/macaronalice/

Kashuu

Kashuu is a UK-based Master of Japanese calligraphy. She will present a Calligraphy workshop and demonstrate her calligraphy writing with donations going to Japan tsunami survivors.

Other Artists attending include:

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