The Japan-America Society of Vermont and Saint Michael's College School of International Studies present 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.