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Noriko Tadano
Photo by Masanori Udagawa

Whether it’s stunning martial arts displays or the graceful tea ceremony, the 2021 Japan Festival Wellington on March 6 will have something for everyone.  Enjoy exciting stage performances, sample delicious Japanese dumplings and sushi, or even have a go at origami paper folding.

Held every two years in Wellington, the Japan Festival Wellington is one of the highlights in the city’s events calendar, attracting thousands of visitors.

In 2018 performers included fabulous taiko drumming trio YuNiOn (www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Jy9t5wkcQ) and shamisen sensation Noriko Tadano (www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZQCzPrU8gE), both from Australia.

The seventh Japan Festival Wellington is organised by the Wellington Japan Festival Trust with support from Wellington City Council and the Embassy of Japan.