Nihon Matsuri is a long running Japanese Festival in Utah. Pannon and VFire talk with some of the committee members who have been helping run it and talk about the festival's history and its connection to Cosplay!
|Nihon Matsuri cosplay contest crowd!|
Nihon Matsuri has been around for a very long time. It's initial purpose was to show the relevance of the Japanese American culture in Salt Lake City, Utah. It has succeeded and has created many amazing memories over the years. Check out their website below and their facebook page for more information and amazing photos!
|Nihon Matsuri Website|
Education is key at the festival. there are many activities, shows, dances, and history on display at the festival. The festival draws in a large crowd every year from many different backgrounds and places. It is a wonderful variety of people, fun, and culture.
|Photo from the Nihon Matsuri Facebook page|
from this year's festival.
Kimi (Unroyalty), VFire, and Garnet Runestar were invited to the judge the festival's cosplay contest this year. It is always a gem to be a part of!
To join in the giveaway for Ogden UnCon, check out the Facebook Page for the Stitch and Seam!
Thanks for listening!
- The Stitch and Seam Team