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Hina Matsuri (51st Annual Japanese Doll Festival)

    • Date(s):
    • March 2 & 3
    • Location:
    • Simpson UMC
      6001 Wolff St.
      Arvada, CO 80003

    • Time:
    • 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • Cost:
    • Free
    • Sponsored by:
    • Simpson UMC

    • Registration Req'd:
    • No

Invite your friends and family to learn and enjoy this free sampling of Japanese culture.
We will have displays of Japanese Dolls, Kimono, Ikebana, Bonsai, and Arts & Crafts. Come and learn how to do Origami and have your name written in Japanese Caligraphy (Shodo). The traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony will be performed and explained. We will have Judo, Karate, Kendo, and Aikido demonstrations and performances in Odori (Japanese Dance), Children’s Songs, Koto, Shamisen, Violin, Shakuhachi, Ukule and Taiko (Japanese Drum & Percussion) from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
There will be a variety of items for purchase and bento (box lunches) will be sold starting at 11:30 a.m.
This will be an especially fun time for you to wear your beautiful Kimono, Yukata or Happi Coat and we will enjoy seeing lots of people wearing them!

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