THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR COMING TO
JAPAN DAY @ CENTRAL PARK 2013!!
It was such a great success!
We hope to see you all next year!!
MAY 12th, 2013 SUNDAY
１）To build bridges of cultural understanding between the people of Japan and the U.S.
２）To show the local Japanese community’s appreciation toward their home city, New York.
３）To facilitate stronger grassroots connections within the local Japanese community
■ Hosted by：Japan Day Inc.
■ Official Support：
– Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc.
– The Nippon Club, Inc.
■ Honorary Chairman：
Ambassador and Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in New York
Executive Chairman, Toyota Motor Sales
■ Event Date：May 12th, 2013 (Sunday : Mother’s Day)
■ Japan Run ＊Rain or Shine
- 4-Mile Run 8:00AM Start
- Kids Race 9:30AM Start
Main Entrance： 69th Street & 5th Avenue
Starting Point： Central Park East Drive 68th Street
Pre-Race Performance：Awaodori by Home Island Project
National Anthem： Sung by TAEKO
Hosted by： New York Road Runners
# of Runners：Approximately 5,000 finishers
New York Road Runners Official Website：http://www.nyrr.org
Click here for the course map and more detailed information about Japan Run.
■ Japan Day Festival Details ＊Rain or Shine
Event Starting Time：
- Activity Tents：10:30AM – 4:30PM
- Stage Program：10:30AM – 4:30PM
- Food Tents ：11:30AM – 2:30PM ＊Food will be provided while supplies last.
Location：Central Park’s Bandshell Area
Main Entrance： 69th Street and 5th Avenue
◆ Activity Tents（7 Tents） 10:30AM – 4:30PM
Calligraphy, Hello Kitty, Kabuki Face Painting,
Language, Origami, YoYo Fishing, Yukata Try On
◆ Food Tents（6 Tents） 11:30AM – 2:30PM
Gyoza, Miso Soup, Okonomiyaki, Ramen, Snacks, Tea
（＊Food will be provided while supplies last）
Please click here for Activity & Food tents information.
◆ Stage Program 10:30AM – 4:30PM
Performers (in the order of appearance)
Taiko Masala, Koki Takehara, Yosakoi Dance Project 10tecomai, Home Island Project, The Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York, Inc., International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan, KOOan, Tore Bell Hyneekleiv, Diana Garnett, Chris Hart, CHRONOGENESIS, Nicolas Edwards, Glory Gospel Singers, Kai Rivera, Soh Daiko, MIREI, MINE, KYLEE, Emi Meyer (14 ACTS / 19 Artist (s) ）
Please click here for Stage Program and Artists Profile.
＊Please note that event details may be subject to change.