Ginza Holiday Festival 2019

Save the date and mark your calendar for the 64th GINZA 2019 Holiday Festival– A 3 day celebration of Japanese Culture at Midwest Buddhist Temple – Chicago!

Date: Aug 9th – 11th, 2019
Location: Midwest Bhuddist Temple @ 435 W Menomonee St, Chicago, IL 60614
Website: https://ginzaholiday.com/

Ginza Festival Entertainment Lineup:

  • Minyo Japanese Folk Dance – MBT Minyo Group
  • Taiko Drumming – MBT Taiko Group / Ho Etsu Taiko
  • Ukelele Performance – Na Kupuna Ukelele Group
  • Judo – Kokushikan Judo Academy
  • Kendo – Choyokan Kendo Dojo
  • Aikido – Midwest Aikido Federation
  • Koto Music – Koto’n with Flute from the Chicago Koto Group

Ginza Festival Merchants:

  • ARIYAMA STUDIO – Contemporary woodblock prints
  • ASIAN ARTIQUE – Asian antique art objects
  • ENTROPYWARE – Jewelry
  • JEFF CHIU CERAMICS – Handmade ceramics
  • LISA L CERAMICS – Handmade ceramics
  • MIHARU SHIRAHATA & MORI WA UMI NO KOBITO – Framed artworks, picture books
  • MBT BOOKSTORE – Books and other educational materials about Buddhism
  • OHIO KIMONO – Japanese clothing and kimono
  • ORIGAMI ONLY – Origami art
  • PLUMTREE STUDIO – Functional ceramic pieces
  • POMEGRANATE DESIGNS – Washi paper art
  • SANSEI ARTISANS – Japanese craft items
  • SHINSEN CALLIGRAPHY – Japanese calligraphy
  • SHOP MBT – Japanese items, shopping bags, household items
  • SNL DESIGNZ – Japanese crafts
  • SUMO FISH – T-shirts
  • TOUCH OF GLASS – Glass jewelry and other glass items
  • UNIVERSAL ARK – Jewelry

Ginza Holiday Festival 2018

The 63rd Ginza Holiday Japanese Festival is to be held in Chicago, Illinois this weekend. This traditional Japanese Festival is among the longest running Japanese cultural events in the USA.  This festival includes a wide selection of traditional arts on display, as well as shopping. Some of the displays include but are not limited to taiko, bonsai, ikebana, and more.

  • Admission: $5, Children under 12 with a paying adult are free.
  • Dates: August 10th – 12th, 2018
  • Where: Midwest Buddhist Temple, Chicago
  • Website: https://ginzaholiday.com/