56th Annual Ginza Festival

Join us for the 56th Annual Ginza Holiday!!
Midwest Buddhist Temple
435 West Menomonee Street
312-943-7801 • office@midwestbuddhisttemple.org
For more information, visit the Website

Friday, August 12th, 2011, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, August 13th, 2011, 11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Sunday, August 14th, 2011, 11:30 am – 6:00 pm

On August 12, 13 and 14, the Midwest Buddhist Temple will once again bring Japanese culture to the Old Town Triangle area in the form of crafts, food, dance, music and martial arts demonstrations.

Come see the Waza, a special Saturday night performance by Yoko Noge and her band, Taiko, martial arts and Japanese dance performances.

Come taste delicious chicken teriyaki, sushi, udon, edamame and, of course, the very Japanese corn on the cob.

Come experience the richness of Japanese culture shown through our indoor cultural displays of Sumi-e, Ikebana, Bonsai – even have your name written in Japanese calligraphy, Dharma talks in the chapel.

Visit our vendors to find just the right gift for yourself or loved one.
Enter the raffle for a chance to win $1000, $500 or $300 cash.

• Waza (Crafts masters from Japan)
• Calligraphy (Japanese writing)
• Ikebana (Flower arrangment)
• Sumi-e (Japanese brush painting)

• Grilled chicken teriyaki
• Sushi
• Udon
• Sno cones

• Yoko Noge and Japanesque
• Na Kapuna Ukulele group
• Taiko drumming
• Kendo, Judo, Aikido
• Minyo and Fujima-Ryo of Chicago

El and Subway
Brown Line to Sedgwick stop
exit North Ave. and Sedgwick, north two blocks to Menomonee, left to the Temple entrance
Red Line to Fullerton stop
transfer to Brown line
Bus (call 1-888-YourCTA)
#11 Sedgwick to Menomonee stop
#172 North Ave to Cleveland stop

From East

Go west on North Avenue to Hudson Avenue. Turn right (north) on Hudson. The Temple parking lot is at the end of Hudson Avenue.
From West

Go east on North Avenue to Sedgwick Street. Turn Left (north) on Sedgwick to Eugenie Street. Turn Left (west) on Eugenie Street to Hudson Avenue. Turn Right (north) on Hudson Avenue. The Temple parking lot is at the end of Hudson Avenue.

Author: Jenn

President, publisher, and blogger since October 2000