Houston Community News >> Houston Japanese Festival Sights and Sounds

4/15/2007 Houston-- This year's Houston Japanese Festival was a huge success. After a windy and cool start on Saturday, the weather was picture perfect on Sunday. Tens of thousands of Houstonians came out to the beautiful Herman Park and the Japanese Garden to enjoy Japanese culture, food, and performances. From the powerful Taiko drum performance to awe-aspiring Jujitsu, there were plenty of live entertainment from start to finish. Learn more about Japanese Culture.

Live Japanese Tea Ceremony at the Houston Japanese Festival

Japanese Calligraphy

Plenty of Japanese Merchandise on Sale at the Festival

Origami, the art of paper folding, was a big hit

Beautiful Japanese flowers on display

Visitors tried on kimono's

Live performances were abundant throughout the festival