Today is the day that Japan comes to the UK. Japanmatsuri is a festival that showcases the Japanese culture and food delights to Trafalgar Square.
"London’s very own and much loved festival of Japanese culture – Japan Matsuri – returns this year on Sunday 25th September to Trafalgar Square, one of the capital’s most famous landmarks. Now in its 8th year and a regular fixture in the London calendar, this energetic annual event brings people together to enjoy an amazing day of Japanese food, music, dance and so much more. It’s a firm family favourite attracting large numbers of children and young people. And it’s absolutely free!"Japanmatsuri.com
This year there are some special appearances from a number of renowned Japanese performers (for some it's there first appearance in the U.K). They also have dance routines from Aozasa Shishi Odori (deer dancers) and the extremely popular Radio Taiso musical exercise team that get the people of Trafalgar Square stretching and dancing in unison. The unmissable Joji Hirota and the London Taiko Drummers will be beating the drums and magician Taiju Fujiyama will dazzle you with traditional Japanese magic.
So it's your chance to grab some of that Japanese culture today. This is an event you do not want to miss.
Sunday 25th September 2016, 10am – 8pm at Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN