Ginza Holiday Festival @ Midwest Buddhist Temple

Events > 2017 > August > Ginza Holiday Festival @ Midwest Buddhist Temple

About this event:

Created by Nancy Bishop

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435 W Menomonee St

WHAT: 62nd Annual Ginza Holiday Festival, a Japanese cultural festival

SO WHAT: See Japanese arts and crafts by four master craftspersons flown in from Tokyo to demonstrate their unique work. Other exhibits and booths will feature Japanese artwork, tshirts, kimonos and jewelry. Traditional Japanese cuisine will be offered, including grilled chicken teriyaki dinner, udon, sushi, Spam musubi, edamame, grilled corn and, for dessert, kintoki, a snow cone topped with sweet azuki. Japanese beer and other drinks will be available.

Stage performances will include taiko drumming, aikido and judo, kendo and a ukulele group. The chapel will be open for people who want to learn the basics of Buddhism.

NOW WHAT: Donation $5 for admission; children under 12 admitted free if accompanied by an adult. Food tickets priced separately. For more information, visit

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