A Big Thank You

A big thank you from the Wellington Japan Festival Trust to all the performers, stall holders, exhibitors, volunteers and the thousands of Wellingtonians who made the sixth Japan Festival Wellington such a runaway success. Capacity crowds poured into the TSB Arena on Saturday to enjoy stage performances, craft stalls, delicious Japanese snacks (special mention goes […]

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2018 Venue Areas & Performances

In 2018 the Japan Festival Wellington consisted of 35 performances, workshops and cultural stalls in total at three areas – Tokyo (Main area), Osaka (Main Entrance area) and Kyoto (Upstairs). Check out their performance schedules! In addition, this PDF file has got all information including the Food stalls and Cultural booths as well!

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The Art of the Tea Ceremony

The Japanese tea ceremony, also known as the Way of the Tea, is one of the most popular events at the Wellington Japan Festival. The tea ceremony is much more than a refined way of preparing and drinking tea. It’s an aesthetic experience, in which every movement by the host is carefully choreographed. Guests appreciate […]

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