2018 Japan Fall Festival - JASGA's 12th Aki Matsuri

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Japanese culture, performances, food, fashion & more -- Modern and Traditional
Come Join Us and Have Fun!

2018 Aki Matsuri 秋まつり
JASGA's 12th Annual Japan Fall Festival

Taiko drums, Japanese classical buyo dance and festive dance, traditional musical instruments, the beauty of the Chanoyu tea ceremony, Japanese martial arts, J-fashion show, Cosplay & fashion contest,  -- all this will bring the esthetic gifts of Japanese culture to Austin and Central Texas during the 2018 Japan Fall Festival ~ JASGA's 12th Aki Matsuri.

Visitors will enjoy a range of Japanese food and sweets, a drink sampler, Japanese arts, games, anime goods, a yukata booth, calligraphy, hands-on origami, and Japanese traditional and contemporary entertainment. In addition, there will be a Silent Auction for items such as an airline tickets to Japan, restaurants and massage/spa gift certificates, Japanese art collections and books,  anime & festive goods, games, kimono, Obi sash, accessories, door prizes, and much more!

Those who wear trendy Japanese fashions such as Tokyo street fashion, lorīta fashion, cosplay, and kimono participants are always welcome. You may win at the fashion contest.  Be 2018 contest winners!

Saturday, October 27, 2018   
12:00-4:00 PM
O. Henry Middle School
 (2610 W 10th St, Austin, TX 78703)

Free for JASGA members and 18 & under
$5 for general public 

(Sign up for JASGA membership to receive free admission.)

The students who are taking Japanese language classes at McCallum, LASA, St. Steaven's high schools will operate the Japanese game corner. The students from Ellison high school visit us at the JASGA's Aki Matsuri every year. JASGA's Japanese and Shodo calligraphy students will presennt own their progress. 

Download or click on the 2018 Aki Matsuri Festival Poster above and spread the words! (©Poster, Fumihito Sugawara; ©Japanese Calligraphy by Aya Koga)

JASGA thanks everyone who is sponsoring and has made donations for the 2018 Japan Fall Festival, Aki Matsuri.  Download the application form and send it to us.

Donation deadline: October 20, 2018

For festival sponsorship and/or donations to the Silent Auction, contact: jasga-aki-matsuri@jasga.org or jasga-austin@jasga.org .  

2018 JASGA's 12th Aki Matsuri - Japan Fall Festival Sponsors:  


  Chado Austin              Mary Feng


JASGA's 12th Aki Matsuri - Japan Fall Festival Auction & Giveaways Donors:

Stone Brdege Press- All Nippon Airways - Japan Airlines - Okashicon - Musashino Sushi Dokoro - J. Muzacz - Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - GKIDS - Kinokuniya Austin - Sa-Tén Genwakai America Sun Dragon Martial Arts - Robin Jackson photography - Naomi Folsome - Chris Jones - Fukumoto Sushi & Yakitori Izakaya - Koh-Itten - Chado Austin - Kimono Gallery Yawara - Kokoro Care -Kako Ito - Mary Feng - JASGA - Mineko Wilmore - Bill Horne - Misha's Beauty - Anime Pop Austin - Coco's Cafe - Genji Sake - Yakult USA - Ramen & Kemuri Tatsu-ya - Jennifer Aaron Photography - BB& T Texas Saké - Japanese Heritage Academy - Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy Austin