Matsuri

9 04 2011

JSA’s 5th Annual Matsuri is coming its way!

This year, it will be bigger, better, and FANTABULOUS! Another way to spread Japanese culture and to learn from it!

Matsuri is a traditional Japanese festival where everyone can join together and experience authentic Japanese culture. Come and join us in a night filled with Japanese food, games, and live performances all night at Red Square!

As many of you may know, there are countless numbers of us affected by the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. Many of us officers and members all have strong ties to Japan, whether we have family, friends, or we ourselves are of/from that country.

So please show your support and attend this event! And invite your friends and family! (Of course, this event isn’t just for Japanese people! Everyone is welcome~!) It’s for a great cause, and you can enjoy great music and stage performances, games, raffles, get a photo taken in a kimono or happi coat, and of course eat Japanese food too!

This will be one of the many events that we will be hosting for the benefit of Japan’s relief effort, so please stay updated on JSA’s activities to support Japan, and to support JSA so that we can hold more fun, beneficial and fantastic events for you guys.

Also, we will be tabling for the next 2 weeks – April 6-15 if you want more information.

Time: April 16th, 3pm-7pm

Location: Red Square (University of Washington – Seattle Campus)

This event is FREE ENTRY!


Voucher System
We are doing a voucher system at this year’s matsuri. This means you will purchase vouchers in cash that are in $5.00 increments. Then you present these vouchers at the Info Booth during Matsuri to get your tickets (worth $.50). So if you present 1 voucher at Matsuri, you will get 10 tickets (.50 each)
We are tabling all this week, so get your vouchers early so you don’t have to wait in the long long lines to purchase tickets! You can be first to get that yummy okonomiyaki or play the balloon fisihing!

FOR GAMES AND FOOD WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT TICKETS (NO CASH/CARD/OTHER PAYMENT)


FOOD MENU
Okonomiyaki – $3.00
Curry (w/ rice) – $4.00
Karaage (2 pieces) – $1.00
Dango (3) – $.50
Sa-ta-andagi- [Okinawan donut] (2) – $1.00
Onigiri – $1.00
Chirashi – $2.00
Gyoza (2) – $1.00
Yakisoba – $3.00
Teriyaki Chicken – $3.00
Rice $1.00

BEVERAGES
Bubble Tea – $3.00
Water – $1.00
Soda – $.50
Ramune – $2.00


GAMES

Dragonball Scoop
Goldfish Scoop
Balloon Scoop
Rock Paper Scissors
Paper Sumo
Japanese Trivia
Origami
Calligraphy


T-Shirts
We will also be selling T-Shirts for 20 dollars. All proceeds will be donated to Japan!


Performances
-Emi Meyer
Check her out: http://www.myspace.com/emimeyer

-Inochi Taiko

-Jacob and Friends
Check them out: http://www.myspace.com/imnotafraidtosing

-JaSka
Check them out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDvqJ5fll9g&feature=related

-Kaze Daiko

-Shiho Kurauchi

-Wilmer and Momo

Please keep checking our FB event page and here for future updates!
よろしくお願いします!


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