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Natsumatsuri – Japan Day

Lovers of Japanese culture, you can’t miss it here. On Saturday, July 2, Japanese Day will take place in the courtyard of the Old Town Hall in the heart of Bratislava. All presentations and performances will be interpreted into Slovak and admission is free!

14:00 Kagamiwari – Festive opening of the festival
14:10 Tea Ceremony (Tsutomu Takamatsu Sôur iki, Chado Ur asenke Tankokai Vienna)
14:40 Bonsai Demonstration (J án Lúdik, Bonsai Center Br atislava)
15:15 Ikebana Demonstration (Nor iko Komiyama, Dana Sato, Sogetsu School of Ikebana)
15:45 Makizushi Demonstration (Hideaki Ishimor i, Chef of the Ambassador of J apan)
16:15 Interesting facts on shogi (Lukáš Vyletel, Pr esident, Slovak Shogi Association)
16:45 Kitsuke – Traditional Japanese Clothing (Nor iko Komiyama)
17:15 Talkshow on Tokyo 2020 and Gifu City partnership (Slovak Par alympic Committee)
17:40 Aikido Demonstration (Kur illa Budokan)
18:00 Iaido, the art of Japanese sword – Muso Shinden Ryu (Slovak Kendo Feder ation)
18:30 Kata, Tameshigiri and Gekiken kenjutsu (Ganr yu J ima Dojo)
19:10 Concert – Japanese Songs (Mayuko Takine – piano, Hana Friedová – soprano)

The event is organised by the Embassy of Japan in the Slovak Republic in cooperation with the Bratislava Cultural and Information Centre (BKIS).