August 8, 9 & 10
Featured in the festival will be ongoing stage performances with the entertaining taiko drumming by Hoetsu Taiko Group and the Midwest Buddhist Temple Taiko group, the Midwest Buddhist Temple Minyo Troupe, Fujima Ryu of Chicago, a Japanese Classical dance troupe, martial arts demonstrations, and the Na Kupuna Ukulele group.
Self defense tactics will be demonstrated by Aikido and Judo schools, while Kendo (Japanese fencing) will entertain the crowd.
Inside the temple, the exhibit hall will be filled with demonstrations and exhibits of bonsai, ikebana (flower arranging), calligraphy, brush painting, Samurai swords, and Japanese arts and crafts. Many of the products will be offered for sale.
MIDWEST BUDDHIST TEMPLE
435 West Menomonee Street
Chicago, IL 60614 • 312-943-7801