The City of NagaokaCraft/Demonstration
The Nagaoka Festival Grand Fireworks Show is held annually on August 2nd and 3rd against the backdrop of the Shinano, the longest river in Japan. At our booth, visitors can also enjoy tasting some of agaoka’s Japanese sake, a regional specialty of which we are proud. On March 10th, the final day of the Honolulu Festival, Nagaoka Fireworks will bloom in the night sky over Waikiki beach.
Let’s Enjoy Easy Nagaoka Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)Craft/Demonstration
Once-in-a-lifetime experience. We will present Bon Temae (A type of Tea Ceremony). Please enjoy delicious traditional sweets from Nagaoka and organic green tea. You can also experience making tea.
Nagaoka Incorporated Association of Tourism and ConventionsCraft/Demonstration
During the Nagaoka Grand Fireworks Festival held annually on August 2nd and 3rd, approximately 20,000 shots of fireworks bloom in the night sky over Nagaoka. At our booth, we will be displaying full-size replicas of fireworks shells and Yamakoshi’s Nishikigoi (multi-colored ornamental carp.) Visitors can also enjoy tasting some of Nagaoka’s Japanese sake, a regional specialty of which we are especially proud.
Nagaoka Institute of DesignCraft/Demonstration
Students of the Nagaoka Institute of Design learn about various aspects of design. At our booth, we will help you enjoy painting an uchiwa, a round paper fan, with a stencil method, known as “kappazuri.” You can create your own Japanese-style uchiwa by choosing your favorite pattern, placing it on your uchiwa, and applying colorful ink around it.
Fudo Daiko MikiMusic Performance
Fudo Daiko Miki is formed by members of Nagato Fudo Daiko for the Honolulu Festival. Please enjoy the joint performance with Nagato Fudo Daiko.
Uonuma Tokamachi Onigiri-taiCraft/Demonstration
We are “Onigiri-tai” (Rice ball Team) from Uonuma Tokamachi, a town that is famous for its rice in Japan. We would like to introduce our “Koshihikari” rice to you, which is always known as the best and most delicious rice in Japan. Please come and try our “Best Onigiri (Riceball) of the World”.