JASGA's Eighth Annual Japan Festival was a success!

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2014 Aki Matsuri - 秋祭り

JASGA's eighth Annual Japan Festival was a success!

 

Many thanks to all those who helped us to make the eighth JASGA's Aki Matsuri - Japan Fall Festival 2014 - such a great success!
 
The effort  and dedication of all groups,  including performers, demonstrators, vendors, exhibitors,  Aki Matsuri volunteers, 
Japanese language class students of  JASGA,  Mccllum and St. Stephen's high school as well as the generosity of our festival sponsors, auction and prize donors, are much appreciated.

 

Please click here / here to view photos from the Festival.                                   

  

Aki Matsuri Video Clips

2014 Japan Fall Festival Highlight by Yuta Yamaguchi

2014 Akimatsuri video clip 1 by Keiichi Yamamoto

Performers and Presenters:

太鼓 Japanese Drums | Austin Taiko

茶の湯   Tea Demonstration| Sheila Fling (Tea name: Soshin

日本舞踊・民謡踊り  Japanese Traditional & Festive Dance | Tubomi & Austin Japanese Minyo Dance group   (special guest: Canyon Creek Elementary Multicultural Fair Japanese performers)

沖縄舞踊  Okinawa Traditional Dance | Setsuko KuniyoshiMiyagi-ryu Nosho-kai Ryukyu Dance School

居合道  Iaido - Japanese Martial Arts | Shinshin-ryu Iai-jutsu Dojo

剣道   Kendo - Japanese Martial Arts UT Kendo Club & Austin Kendo Doshikai 

 

2014 Aki Matsuri Sponsors:         

ANA    Asahi   Coco's Cafe      TV Japan   

 

2014 Food Vendors:

                    

                                                                      

2014 Arts Vendors:

Sachi Creation               Kyoto Weddings

   Sachi Creation                                 Kyoto Weddings

 

2014 Exhibitors:

IACE Travel      IKKiCON                 

 

Silent Auction and Prize Donors:

Abacus Brain Gym All Nippon Airways Asahi Imports | Cris Feldman | Coco’s Cafe | Daruma Ramen | Dragon Lair Comics and Fantasy IACE Travel | IKKiCON | John Evance Kako Ito Linda Moseley Kyoto Weddings Lucky Bakery | Masumi Jones (Jitterbug Vipers) | Midori Campbell | Ramen Tatsu-ya Ryu of Japan | Rebecca Lewis Sachi Creation | Sheila Fling | Sun Dragon Seiko Karate Dojo UchiUchiko | Temple University Japan Campus | TV Japan | Tribe Comics & Games | UMLAUF  Sculpture Garden & Museum | Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA)

                                                                           Download the Aki Matsuri program (created by Aki Omikawa)

2014 Akimatsuri ProgramIn Partnership with

       Austin Japanese Hoshuko       

                                                                                                                      JASGA Corporate Partmers & Members:

Tokyo Electron - Plutinum Bridge Builder
Casa De Luz - Bronze Bridge Builder
Buffalo Americas Inc. - Bronze Bridge Builder   
Kumon of Westlake - Entrepreneur
Mi-Token Inc.  
- Entrepreneur                                                     
CoCo's Cafe  - Entrepreneur
Asahi Imports - Entrepreneur
Ramen Tatsuya - Entrepreneur

SCS Global Professionals Startup
Bastable Technology  Startup
REDINDUSTRIAL - Startup
Campus Advangate  Startup
Abacus Brain Gym - Startup

Thank you again and we'd love to see you all at 2015 Aki Matsuri ~ Japanese Fall Festival!