From Phoenix, Arizona Matsuri to be held online Saturday and Sunday, Feb 27-28

Arizona Matsuri is one of biggest Japanese cultural events in the U.S. Arizona Matsuri is held on the last weekend of February at Downtown of Phoenix, Arizona. However in this year, Japanese culture enthusiasts cannot gather because COVID-19 pandemic.

Instead, Arizona Matsuri 2021 will be held online on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27-28. on website homepage, YouTube channel, or Facebook page.  

Arizona Matsuri Steering Committee just release the two days schedule of the streaming at https://www.azmatsuri.org/program-schedule-2021

​Virtual Arizona Matsuri 2021 will feature Arizona-based taiko players, Japanese dancer, taiko performance from Phoenix’s sister city Himeji, Japan, and culinary demonstration by chef at Official Residence for Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles.

Check the schedule below link for the approximate time your favorite performers, vendors, and speakers will be appearing during the live stream:
https://www.azmatsuri.org/program-schedule-2021

(Scheduled times are approximate, and subject to change.)