JUNE 1ST, 2008 (SUN)

JAPAN RUN

Time: 4-Mile Run 8:00AM / Kids Race 9:30AM 
Starting Point: Central Park East Drive 68th Street

JAPAN DAY FESTIVAL

Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM 
Place: East Meadow, Central Park


STAGE PROGRAM

HOST : SANDRA ENDO

ACT 1

  • Soh Daiko

  • Reiko Tosa Introduction

  • Yosakoi Kids Project (Collaboration between North East Council of Teachers of Japanese and Yosakoi Dance Project 10tecomai)

  • Samurai Sword Soul

ACT 2

  • Cobu

  • Kenichi Ebina

  • How to Cosplay

ACT 3

  • International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan

  • Leonard Eto & Manolo Badrena

  • Mikoshi Parade

ACT 4

  • Gaijin a Go-Go

  • HAPPYFUNSMILE

  • HALCALI

  • Shota Shimizu


ACTIVITY TENTS

  • Calligraphy (The Japanese American Association of New York)

  • GO Workshop (NY Go Center)

  • Kimono Workshop (Sakura Kimono Koubou Inc.)

  • Origami Workshop (Toshiko Kobayashi & Tatsuo Yasuda)

  • Real Humanoid Robot, Actroid (Kokorp Company,LTD.)

  • Robot Battle Workshop (Dr. Robot Inc.)

  • Kabuki Face Painting (Northeast Council of Teachers of Japanese)

  • Kendama

  • Hello Kitty (Sanrio Co.,LTD.)

  • Kid’s ISO 14000 workshop (Casio America, Inc.)

  • Shogi Workshop (New York Shogi Club)

  • Wellness Check Up (Japanese Medical Support Network, JAMSNET)

  • Yo Yo Fishing (Japan Society)


FOOD TENTS

  • Curry (Go Go Curry)

  • Gyoza Dumpling (Ajinomoto North America, Inc.)

  • Gyudon Over Rice (Ajinomoto North America, Inc.)

  • Mabo Tofu Don (House Foods America Corporation)

  • Sanuki Udon Noodle (Sanuki Project)

  • Tea (ITO EN North America INC.)


JAPAN DAY INC.

HONORARY CHAIRMAN

Motoatsu Sakurai
Ambassador and Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in New York

PRESIDENT / CHAIRMAN

Michihisa Shinagawa
President and CEO,  Sumitomo Corporation of America