Saturday, July 16, 2011

The largest festival of Japanese culture in Brazil is happening right now!

In 2011, during July 15th, 16th and 17th, the Centro de Exposições Imigrantes in Sao Paulo, hosts the 14th edition of the Japanese Festival, featuring concerts, dances, cuisine, special exhibitions and activities for children, bringing together around 190 thousand people.

In 2011, the theme is FOOD AND LONGEVITY. Also there will be a special exhibition on the campaign  "Reconstruction of Japan", with panels showing how the country is recovering from the tragedy that occurred last March.

The festival also offers concerts, with folk dances and presentation of Japanese taiko groups (Japanese drums). One of the biggest highlights is the Children's Area, which provides recreational activities such as cultural workshops, presentation of Japanese legends, children's entertainment-themed activity.

What: Festival do Japão 2011
Where: Centro de Exposições Imigrantes - Rodovia dos Imigrantes, Km 1,5 — São Paulo 
When: July 15th (from midday till 9 pm), 16th (from 10 am till 9 pm) and 17th (from 10 am till 6pm)
Price: R$ 10
Phone: +55 (11) 3277-8569

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