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2019 JAPAN WEEK @ Bellevue College
Dates: Sep 28, 2019
Times: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007
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The Bellevue College Japanese Culture Exchange Club, together with the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle, will be presenting the 3rd annual JAPAN WEEK @ Bellevue College this fall. The open-to-public festival day will be Sept. 28 (Saturday) from 10am-5pm. We will have many exciting activities, cultural exhibits, presentations, Japanese music, dance, and martial arts demonstrations, etc. as in past years. Program Highlights Kendama Contest. Hosted by the Kendama World Champion (and his twin brother) who are both Bellevue College alumni. We plan to have a competition for Beginning level and Intermediate level players. Winners in each group will receive a prize. Japanese movie. This year’s movie is ビリギャル (“Flying Colors”) based on a true story about a failing high school student who was accepted into Keio University after meeting a teacher who believed in her abilities. Planetarium Storytime. The audience views the Harvest Moon and Milky Way while listening to かぐや姫 (Moon Princess) and 七夕の話 (The Story of Star Festival) Japan Quiz Show. Participants will use their smartphones to answer questions related to Japan. There will be a prize for the winner. Cosplay Costume Contest by SakuraCon. There will be a prize for the winner. Dango Workshop. Learn how to make delicious Dango. International students from Japan will be conducting this cooking workshop. Martial Arts Demonstrations by various martial arts schools. Musical Performances on the Stage Taiko Performances at the Courtyards Tea Ceremony & Ikebana Karaoke Room Yukata & Samurai Armor Photo Booths Flea Market & Japan Market Various lectures/workshops/demonstrations

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