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Japan Festival Wellington

  • TSB Bank Arena 4 Queens Wharf Wellington, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)

The Japan Festival of Wellington offers a great opportunity for the whole family to enjoy Japanese food, crafts, culture and performers.

Come along and sample delicious Japanese dumplings, take part in the graceful tea ceremony, try your hand at origami paper folding and learn how to make beautiful ikebana flower displays.

The festival also features breathtaking martial arts demonstrations, taiko drumming and calligraphy.

This year's international performers include Chindon'ya (street musicians) and taiko drumming trio YuNiOn and shamisen sensation Noriko Tadano from Australia.