With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Friday, May 20, 2011

ACF 1022: 5th Anniversary Japan Day @ Central Park, this Sunday, May 22nd

O-mikoshi (portable shrine) procession at 2010 Japan Day

5th Anniversary
Japan-Day @ Central Park
When: Sunday, May 22, 2011, 11 AM – 6 PM
Where: Rumsey Playfield & Bandshell Area in Central Park
FREE ADMISSION

The theme of the 5th annual Japan Day @ Central Park is “GANBARE! JAPAN!” in recognition of the devastating earthquake and tsunamis that hit Japan in March. Besides a special charity tent dedicated to raising funds for relief and recovery*, Japan Day will feature a variety of family-friendly activities and inspirational stage performances featuring entertainers from Japan and the U.S.

Japan Society will be co-hosting the language tent in the Bandshell Area - please stop by to say "konnichiwa" and learn some new words of hope and encouragement!

NOTE NEW LOCATION:
Central Park's Rumsey Playfield (for performances) and Bandshell Area
(for activities). Main Entrance at 69th Street and 5th Avenue.

For a detailed schedule of events, transportation options, and more, please visit japandaynyc.org.

*Donations will be accepted both through the Japan Day website and at the festival, and will be forwarded to organizations raising funds for disaster relief and recovery, including Japan Society’s Japan Earthquake Relief Fund and J.C.C. Fund's 2011 Northeastern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.

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