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Cultural Event

New York (NY)

Japan Day @ Central Park

Photo by GION

Time & Location

May 12, 8 AM – 4 PM
Central Park, Bandshell Area (New York, NY)


Japan Day @ Central Park is an annual event designed by the Japanese community of New York to promote a deeper understanding of Japanese culture. Founded in 2007, Japan Day is celebrating its 13th annual event in May 2019. Japan Day consists of Japan Run, a 4-mile run organized by New York Road Runners, and Japan Day Festival, with exciting stage performances, activity tents where visitors can experience Japanese culture, and food tents offering free samples of Japanese cuisine. This event is co-organized by The Japan Foundation as part of Japan 2019, a series of events highlighting Japanese arts and culture in the U.S. throughout 2019.

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