March 1999


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Tomiko Hayashi <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 25 Mar 1999 16:00:35 -0500
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The Japan-America Society of Vermont and Saint Michael's College School of
International Studies

Matsuri '99
A Japanese Cultural Festival of arts, crafts, music, food, etc.

Ross Sports Center, St. Michael's College, Route 15, Colchester, Vermont
Sunday March 28th, 11-5

Raffle Drawing:  First Prize, A Round Trip Ticket for Two to Japan,
courtesy of IACE Travel of Boston and
Northwest Airlines
All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Allan A. Andrews Memorial
Scholarship Fund at UVM.

Center Stage Events:

Folk Music Quartet with Kazue Oda and Mutsumi Corson on flute, Jason Pepe,
guitar, and Erika Kano, vocals
Koto Music, Heidi Western
Aikido of Champlain Valley and Aikido of Vermont
Noh Play, Mr. Mcdonald's 4th grade class from Jericho Elementary School
Haiku Poetry by Burlington Haiku
Kendo Demonstration by Francis Kiczokowski
Taiko Workshop for children of all ages
Bon Dance led by Prof. Hideko Furukawa, St. Michael's College--all may join in.
Taiko Drums Presentation, Burlington Taiko

Demonstrations and Exhibits:

Ikebana, Bonsai, Tea Ceremony, Kimono try-on, Calligraphy, Origami,
Children's Games, Silk Spinning, Haiku, Japanese Language lessons, Pottery,
Books about Japan, Japanese Food, Martial Arts

Financial Supporters:

Matsuri '99 is funded in party by a generous grant from the Japan
Foundation Center for Global Partnership.  Other businesses and individuals
have helped to make Matusri'99 possible.  Volunteers include members of the
Japan-America Society of Vermont, St. Michael's and University of Vermont
students, and other members of the Burlington community.