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Japan Children's Day 2018

The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh

Saturday, 26 May 2018 from 12:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Japan Children's Day 2018

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The Consulate General of Japan in collaboration with Japanese Studies at the University of Edinburgh, is proud to welcome you to Japan Children’s Day, a fun filled day of Japanese cultural performances and activities for all the family, in celebration of Japan’s national holiday ‘Children’s Day.’

Japan Children's Day is a free, non-ticketed event that is open to all.

Japan Children's Day:

Throughout the day attendees can enjoy a number of free fun cultural activities including:

Making origami koi nobori (carp streamers) and kabuto helmets, the traditional decorations of Children’s Day

Playing with traditional Japanese toys
Trying calligraphy
Experiencing Taiko drumming
Wearing Japanese traditional clothing such as yukata and happi

We will also be displaying an exhibition of the winning paintings from the Consulate’s recent Picture Japan painting competition for primary schools.


If you have any questions about Japan Children's Day please contact the Consulate:

Email: info@ed.mofa.go.jp

Phone: 0131 247 3518

We are looking forward to seeing you on the day!

Do you have questions about Japan Children's Day 2018? Contact The Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh

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St Mary's Cathedral
23 Palmerston Place
EH12 5AW Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Saturday, 26 May 2018 from 12:00 to 16:00 (BST)


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