Schedule

 

Japan Festival 2018 will feature performances on three stages: the ANA Matsuri Main Stage, the Gulf State Toyota Martial Arts Stage, and the JASH Presenter's Stage.

Click here for a printable schedule.

 

ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS (ANA) MATSURI STAGE


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11:00 a.m. 
Kaminari Taiko
11:45 a.m. 
Clements H.S. Yosakoi
12:00 p.m. 
Takarabune Awa Odori
12:45 p.m. 
ZOOMADANKE
1:15 p.m. 
Mikoshi Parade
2:00 p.m. 
Takarabune Awa Odori
2:45 p.m. 
TiA & Kohei
3:45 p.m. 
J-Fashion Show
4:30 p.m. 
ZOOMADANKE
5:20 p.m. 
ASKA-GUMI


ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS (ANA) MATSURI STAGE


11:00 a.m. 
Kaminari Taiko
11:45 a.m. 
ZOOMADANKE
12:30 p.m. 
TiA & Kohei
1:30 p.m. 
Takarabune Awa Odori
2:00 p.m.  
Mikoshi Parade
2:40 p.m.  
ZOOMADANKE
3:30 p.m.  
Cosplay Contest featuring DREAM IX
4:30 p.m. 
Takarabune Awa Odori
5:20 p.m. 
ASKA-GUMI



GULF STATES TOYOTA
MARTIAL ARTS STAGE


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11:00 a.m. 
Clear Lake Iaido
11:30 a.m. 
Tora no Tsume (Iaido)
12:00 p.m. 
Traditional Martial Arts Center (Karate)
12:30 p.m. 
Houston Aikido Foundation
1:00 p.m. 
School of Smiling Tiger (Taijutsu)
1:30 p.m. 
The Aikibudokan (Jodo)
2:00 p.m. 
Yurusu Aikido of Houston
3:00 p.m. 
Rising Sun Karate
4:00 p.m. 
Eric Calderon's Marital Arts (Aikido)
4:30 p.m. 
Houston Jujutsu Academy (Karate)


GULF STATES TOYOTA
MARTIAL ARTS STAGE


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11:00 p.m. 
Clear Lake Iaido
12:00 p.m. 
Houston Aikido Foundation
1:00 p.m. 
The Aikibudokan (Jodo)
1:30 p.m. 
Shotokan Karate Do Center
2:00 p.m. 
Yurusu Aikido of Houston
2:30 p.m. 
Okinawan Shorin-ryu Kenshin-Kaikan (Karate)
3:00 p.m. 
TnT Jujitsu
4:00 p.m. 
Erik Calderon’s Martial Arts (Aikido)



JASH
PRESENTER’S STAGE


11:00 a.m. 
Paida Live (TX-based J-Pop singer & dancer)
12:00 p.m. 
"Let's Make Wagashi!" Presentation by Chef Nakanishi and Japan-America Society of Houston
1:00 p.m. 
Paida Live (TX-based J-Pop singer & dancer)cer)
2:00 p.m. 
"What is Bonsai?" Presentation
by Houston Bonsai Society
3:00 p.m. 
Virtuosi! Violin Six
4:00 p.m. 
"Let's Make Wagashi!" Presentation by Chef Nakanishi and Japan-America Society of Houston
5:00 p.m. 
Japanese Fashion Q&A

 


JASH
PRESENTER’S STAGE


11:00 a.m. 
Kusamono Demonstration
by Houston Bonsai Society
12:00 p.m. 
"Let's Make Wagashi!" Presentation by Chef Nakanishi and Japan-America Society of Houston
1:00 p.m. 
Paida Live (TX-based J-Pop singer & dancer)
2:00 p.m. 
"Let's Make Wagashi!" Presentation by Chef Nakanishi and Japan-America Society of Houston
3:00 p.m. 
Cosplay Parade
4:30 p.m. 
Meet the Cosplay Guests