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Japan Festival in Boston on Sunday 5/19; Free admission for all!

www.japanfestivalboston.org
This year the festival is being held in City Hall Square from 10am - 6pm on Sunday, May 19th. Admission is free to all. The Festival can be easily reached by the T subway at the Government Center stop on the Blue and Green lines.


The Consulate-General of Japan in Boston presents the Japan Festival 2013. Last year's festival celebrated the 100th Anniversary of kyoto's friendship gift of cherry trees to Washingon, DC. The Festival was a huge success with over 13,000 participants.

Exhibits will include food booths (approx. 34), non-food booths (approx. 80) and stage performances. Conditions: Booth activities and stage performances should 1) introduce Japan, Japanese people and/or Japanese culture; 2) encourage friendly goodwill between Japan and the US; and/or 3) promote Japan-related businesses, organizations and/or volunteer opportunities.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    the event was great. Music by the live band was fantastic. Thanks having the meetup even though I didnt get to see anyone there coz i was there pretty late.

    1 · May 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was really good and the food was great also but I could not find anybody there…!

    1 · May 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I did not recognize anybody that had a Meet-Up sticker on. There were tons of people waiting in line. I was there for like 55min got some Ramen and left…next time should be done differently…using our cell #s so we could find eachother…! :)

    May 19, 2013

  • jack

    Well,shucks!!! Sorry I missed everyone...I walked around for about an hour and a half,couldn't see anyone I recognized or anyone wearing any Meetup stickers...O,well...maybe next time...hope everyone has a great time!!! :)

    May 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be taking the T and I live in Arington so it will take me about an hour to get to Gov Ctr.

    May 19, 2013

  • jack

    Starbucks at 11-11:30 sounds like a solid P.O.A.

    May 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    so Starbucks at 11:30 then…I'll be seeing you !

    May 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I think we should meet at 11am outside Starbucks as JT mentioned it…
    If you agree…please post ! :)

    May 19, 2013

  • Karen

    The plaza can be a big area when crowded. Maybe we should meet at Starbucks . Perhaps some other people can save some area while we gather at St. Just an idea.

    May 19, 2013

  • John P.

    This sounds awesome, and a great opportunity to meet a lot of people. What time si everyone gong?

    1 · May 15, 2013

  • Misun K.

    I'm in!!!

    May 15, 2013

  • Sandra

    Unfortunately I will be unable to attend. Hope you all enjoy it. Let me know how it goes.

    May 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    TY

    1 · May 10, 2013

  • Karen

    How many days will the Japan festival take place? Is it just one day?

    May 9, 2013

    • Sandra

      Yes just 1 day.

      May 10, 2013

  • DINESH

    OMG Sandra, you are posting all these cultural events. Can't resist to attend ;-)
    I might be there at that event with other meetup group. See you around.

    1 · May 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm sure it is…thanks !

    May 9, 2013

  • Connie C.

    Welcome! It's a great event! and best of all FREE!

    May 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks Connie…!

    May 9, 2013

  • Sandra

    Shout out to Connie for making us aware of this event. Thanks Connie!!

    May 9, 2013

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