Aki Matsuri Information
16th Annual Aki Matsuri
A celebration of Japan's rich cultural heritage
presented by the Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA)
September 7 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and
Sunday, September 8 (10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), 2013
Bellevue College Main Campus [directions]
3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007
G (Gymnasium), E-Bldg (Carlson Theater, Stop Gap Theater, E-129),
C-Bldg (Cafeteria, C120, C130), D-Bldg (D101, D106), and R-Building
(Lobby, R101, R102, R103, R110) [campus
Admission and Parking are Free during Aki Matsuri
(Please note that some workshops/lectures/seminar require registration
Japan came to the Bellevue College (BC) for a weekend! A two-day program
of Japanese cultural and educational events for all ages!
The matsuri includes 2 full days of on-stage Performing Arts, Martial
Art demonstrations by local dojo members, Ikebana and Tea Ceremony
demonstrations, more than 75 exhibit booths, "Nomi-no-ichi
a Japanese style flea market", and Japanese food booths.
else can you shop, eat, and browse so many diverse and interesting
family activities in one location? Yes, there really is something
for everyone! The matsuri is an excellent opportunity to experience
some of Japan's rich culture heritage as we bring "Japan to the
Bellevue College for a weekend!"
Now, the ENMA Board and Aki Matsuri Team members are putting the 2013
programs together. More information with an ever-increasing level
of detail will be forthcoming as the program and plans develop.
Stay tuned-in by visiting our site from time-to-time to follow our
progress. If you get impatient, have a question that can't wait, or
want to get involved; send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always happy to hear from you.
Meanwhile, enjoy browsing through the information from the 2012