Matsuri 2016

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A video summary of the 2016 Japan Festival is on YouTube!

Announcing the 2016 Matsuri

The 2016 annual Japanese Cultural Festival will be held on Saturday, April 16. The theme will be kabuki.

Volunteers needed! Please contact if you are interested in getting involved.
Help in the kitchen, moving equipment by truck (Thursday evening, Friday morning and Saturday after 5 PM only), sewing, admission, JIN fundraising sales table, food sales, and more.

We have meetings to get your ideas to be reflected in our decisions. Please see the calendar.


  • More than 25 participating vendors
  • Japanese food by Santa fe JIN and Shoko Café serving all day
  • Japanese tea ceremony with Chado New Mexico serving tea and sweets all day
  • On the stage, martial arts demonstrations, cosplay, kabuki dances, a kyogen presentation, taiko, shamisen and vocal music, and more!

See the sidebar for downloadable fliers and other information!