9th Annual Encinitas Library Japan Festival: A Sister City Celebration!

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Name: 9th Annual Encinitas Library Japan Festival: A Sister City Celebration!
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
The festival, planned and hosted by the Encinitas Library in partnership with the City of Encinitas, features performances by accomplished musicians Reiko Obata on koto, Masazumi Mizuno on shamisen, and Jonathan Crick on shakuhachi – collectively known for the past thirty years as “Silk Wind Trio”  –  and the dazzling and dynamic Naruwan Taiko Drummers, as well as a kimono fashion show by San Diego Kimono Club members. Delicious “Asian Confusion Fusion” items will be available for purchase from Yo Yo Bento food truck, 11am – 3pm. In addition, Encinitas, Carlsbad and San Diego Sister City representatives will be onsite with information tables. There will also be tea ceremony and kendama toy demonstrations, origami, small prizes, free refreshments, and Japanese-themed books, movies, and music available for checkout. Parking can be found at the library, at City Hall, as well as on-street.

This family-friendly festival is free and made possible by the generosity and support of Friends of the Encinitas Library ( ).

All ages are welcome!
Event Media:
Encinitas Community Library
540 Cornish Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
Date/Time Information:
August 11th, 2018 - Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contact Information:
Patricia Williams Phone: (760) 753-7376
All ages welcome.
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