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Yokimono Japanese Market: Celebrate the Essence of Japan in East London

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London: Join YOKIMONO Japanese Market, a vibrant celebration of Japanese culture at the YOKIMONO Japanese Market, taking place at THE FACTORY, 21-31 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston, London E8 2DA, from June 28 to June 30, 2024. This free-entry festival promises a delightful array of traditional and contemporary Japanese arts, crafts, cuisine, and entertainment.

Event Details

  • Date & Time:
  • Friday, June 28, 2024: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 29, 2024: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, June 30, 2024: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: THE FACTORY, 21-31 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston, London E8 2DA, United Kingdom

About the Event

YOKIMONO, meaning ‘good things’ in Japanese, invites you to explore and experience the richness of Japanese culture through a variety of activities and offerings:

  • Market Stalls: Browse through stalls featuring artisan-made goods from Japan and Japanese artists in London.
  • Live Performances: Enjoy live performances including Sanshin & Taiko drumming, Eisa Dance, and contemporary Punk Taiko drumming.
  • Workshops & Demonstrations: Participate in workshops such as Kokedama Bonsai Making, Tea Ceremony, Furoshiki Eco Wrap Cloth Demonstration, and Wagashi Sweets Making.
  • Cultural Demonstrations: Witness Kimono Fashion showcases and Bon Odori Japanese Folk Dance presentations.

Event Highlights

  • Free Entry: Family-friendly event with no admission fee.
  • Food & Refreshments: Sample Japanese cuisine and beverages available throughout the festival.
  • Interactive Activities: Engage in interactive workshops and demonstrations that highlight Japanese traditions and craftsmanship.
  • Dogs Welcome: Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome to join the festivities.

How to Attend

Ensure to reserve your free entry ticket and book workshop tickets separately for activities like Kokedama Bonsai Making, Tea Ceremony, and Wagashi Sweets Making.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of Japanese culture. For the latest updates and more details, visit the YOKIMONO Japanese Market’s official page.

Experience the best of Japanese arts, crafts, and culture at YOKIMONO Japanese Market in East London. Free entry for all!

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