こんにちは (Konnichiwa) and Welcome!

Join us at the Kansas City Japan Festival on October 6th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at JCCC to celebrate various aspects of Japanese culture.

Want to make a difference? Signup to Volunteer here.

 

Attend 

Live performances and demonstrations

Samurai Soul Sword

 

Participate

In fun activities

Sumo Wrestling Game

Learn

About  Japanese culture and heritage

Tell Us About You!

 

Featured Topic

Shodo: The Japanese Art of Calligraphy

Shodo is the Japanese art of calligraphy. It’s beauty is appreciated even by those who cannot read the characters. While simple black ink on a white paper, there is great depth of energy contained that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.

 

Calligraphy workshops will be hosted in the Regnier Center, Room 175 by Yukari Nakano and Hiroko Kagawa (Ages 13+). Click here to read more.

 Pre-order calligraphic works online by clicking the images below. Some of these items will be available for purchase at the festival!

 

Shikishi Style

Calligraphy for "Peace"
Peace

Tanzaku Scrolls

Calligraphy for "Unity"
Unity

Kakejiku Scrolls 

Calligraphy for "Rising Dragon"
Rising Dragon

 

 
 

 

 

Japan America Society - Kansas City

The Greater Kansas City Japan Festival is presented by the Heart of America Japan-America Society. Visit their website to see all their upcoming events in the metro area!