A free winter Japanese festival will take place Jan. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. at the Ichimura Miami-Japan Gardens in Watson Island.
The festival features Japanese entertainment, culture, food and music. Events include a speech by the Consul General of Japan, demonstration of several disciplines of martial arts, an Ikebana demonstration (flower arrangement), Yoshiko Taiko Dojo Drummers, Cosplay fashion show and contest. Activities include a children’s corner with authentic Japanese games, origami, calligraphy, and more.
There also will be a Japanese tea ceremony, which has been celebrated in Miami for more than 20 years. Tickets for that event are $10.
Ichimura Miami-Japan Gardens is located at 1101 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island, 33139. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-992-0703.