Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival) 2017

Celebrate the NMJACL’s annual fall festival Akimatsuri on Sunday, September 17th featuring Japanese cultural exhibits, vendor fair, musical demonstrations, Japanese art, Japanese food, Beer and Sake tastings and more!

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The New Mexico Japanese-American Citizens League (NMJACL) has been hosting Aki Matsuri (trans.: fall festival) for over twenty years. The festival is the main annual event for NMJACL and serves as a venue to share Japanese and Japanese-American (JA) culture with all of New Mexico.

The festival attracts guests and performers from around the state and beyond, showcasing traditional Japanese, dance, song, and musical performances, martial arts, arts and crafts, Japanese food, and more.

FROM DAYS OF INFAMY TO DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE

A multimedia presentation commemorating the 75th anniversary of Japanese American incarceration performed by the JACL Players

In a lively and informative multi-media presentation, our oral history interpreters reenact the journey of Japanese Americans from immigration, through internment, to post-war recovery.

2 PM SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017

MAXWELL MUSEUM

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

(IN THE HIBBEN AUDITORIUM)