JASGA's Eighth Annual Japan Festival was a success!
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.
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 Kuniyoshi, Miyagi-ryu Nosho-kai Ryukyu Dance School
居合道 Iaido - Japanese Martial Arts | Shinshin-ryu Iai-jutsu Dojo
2014 Aki Matsuri Sponsors:
2014 Food Vendors:
2014 Arts Vendors:
Sachi Creation Kyoto Weddings
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 | Uchi + Uchiko | Temple University Japan Campus | TV Japan | Tribe Comics & Games | UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum | Japan-America Society of Greater Austin (JASGA)
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!