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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Naomi Frost, 4, attends a kimono fashion show Saturday at the fifth annual Nihon Matsuri: Japan Festival Salt Lake City, a one-day event showcasing Japanese culture and traditions. The festival, held in the old Japantown on 100 South between 200 West and 300 West, also had craft booths and, of course, lots of food.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival will celebrate Japanese culture and traditions on April 28.

The springtime festival will feature musician Sensei Seizaburo Kubo, who plays shakuhachi and shinobue, Japanese flutes that date back to the 6th century.    

The festival will also feature tea ceremonies, Anime, Japanese dance, martial arts demonstrations, Taiko drumming, kimono fashion show, and Japanese-American history exhibits.    

A variety of Japanese specialty food will also be available, including sushi, teriyaki chicken, beef sukiyaki, manju, and much more.

The festival is Saturday, April 28, on Japantown Street, which is at 100 South between 200 West and 300 West in Salt Lake City.

It will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free.    

For additional information go to www.nihonmatsuri.com.