MAY 31ST, 2009 (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
CO-HOST : BRIAN NISHII

ACT 1

  • Cobu

  • Yoko Shibui Introduction

  • Umami NYC

  • The Japanese American Association of New York Chorus & The Reona Ito Chamber Orchestra

  • Kenichi Ebina

  • Cosplay Combat! by The KRAZY! CosPlayaz

  • Chin-don Band Zakuro (Special Guest: Joey Morant)

ACT 2

  • The International Karate Organization Kyokushinkaikan

  • Mikoshi Parade

  • Bon-Odori with NY Hanagasa Kai (Taiko by Ayumi Oikawa)

ACT 3

  • Soichi Muraji

  • Taro Masuda

  • Yaz Band

  • Ai Kawashima

  • Orange Pekoe


ACTIVITY TENTS

  • Calligraphy (Japanese American Association Of New York, Inc.)

  • Hello Kitty (Sanrio Co., Ltd.)

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

  • Origami (Origami Therapy Association (OTA))

  • Robot Sumo (Rd. Robot Inc.)

  • Tea Ceremony (Sohga-An Omotesenke of New York)

  • Chopsticks Game (Obamahashi Shinkokai)

  • Go (NY Go Center)

  • Shogi (New York Shogi Club)

  • Sanrio Zen Weaving (Loop of the Loom)

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

  • Yo-Yo Fishing (Japan Local Govermment Center / Japan Society)

  • Stamp Rally (Hills Learning)


FOOD TENTS

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

  • Miso Soup (Marukome U.S.A., Inc.)

  • Sanuki Udon Noodle (Sanuki Project)

  • Chow Mein (Nission Foods U.S.A. Co., Inc.)

  • Gyoza Dumpling (Ajinomoto North America, Inc.)

  • Tea (ITO EN North America, INC.)


JAPAN DAY INC.

HONORARY CHAIRMAN

Shinichi Nishinomiya
Ambassador and Consul General, Consulate-General of Japan in New York

PRESIDENT / CHAIRMAN

Yoshiaki KawamataSenior Managing Execusive officer, CEO for the Americas, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ,Ltd.