nowJapan Festival 2015 comes to Vilnius, Lithuania 26-27 September. The Japanese cultural festival programme at Litexpo is themed around areas of Tokyo with Cosplay, electro-pop, robots, anime, calligraphy, origami and games.
Apologies to our users! the earlier info we published about nowJapan festival came from 2014.
The biggest festival of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture in the Baltics, nowJapan breaks myths about the Land of the Rising Sun. nowJapan invites you to see, hear, smell, taste, touch, and fall in love with Japan from up close. Very close.
For the 7th year nowJapan presents Japanese culture as it is:
Pop culture: Anime (Japanese animation, shops, announcements, lectures and authors), Manga (comic book culture, illustrations, exhibitions and artists, workshops), Cosplay show (the biggest international costume contest in the Baltics), tech gadgets and innovations (science entertainment, robotics, video games).
Contemporary culture: Japanese design, art, photography, performances, music.
Traditional culture: Japanese cuisine, crafts, martial arts, street fashion, writing, ikebana, bonsai, Sumi-e.