BLACK SHIPS FESTIVAL

JUNE 12-14, 2020 ~ BRISTOL & NEWPORT RI

37

Celebrating

Years!

 

EVENTS

The Black Ships Festival offers a variety of events that emphasize both Japanese art and culture. Events include a formal Gala, Japanese Arts & Crafts such as Origami and Ikebana; Martial Arts, and a Japanese Tea Ceremony. A highlight will be the Taiko Drums!

VENDORS

Interested in participating in this year's Arts, Crafts & Martial Arts Fair? The Event will be June 13th 10:30am - 3:30pm

at Independence Park in Bristol RI. We are welcoming vendors and artists.

We are looking for vendors! Below is a participation form.

GALLERY

The Festival is presented by The Japan-America Society and Black Ships Festival of Rhode Island, Inc., a non-profit, non-partisan organization. The festival was established in 1984, take a look back at some of the wonderful memories we have had over the years.

The 36th Annual Black Ships Festival

Join the Japan America Society of Rhode Island for the 37th Annual Black Ships Festival June 12-14. A celebration of the friendship and culture between Japan and the United States and the trading treaty negotiated by Rhode Island’s Own Commodore Matthew C. Perry, USN over 150 years ago. From Arts & Crafts, Taiko Drumming and Martial Arts to the Sushi & Sake Sail and the Black Ships Gala there are a variety of events and activities for all ages and interest. All are invited to opening ceremonies at Independence Park in Bristol, Friday June 12th. Saturday Independence Park becomes a Japanese American Village with arts crafts and martial arts. "It is almost like taking a trip to Japan without leaving Rhode Island." Saturday night is the elegant gala at Ochre Court. For Tickets to the Sushi & Sake Sail, and the Black Ships Gala call 846-2720, or 401-847-7666 or to view a full schedule of activities visit online at blackshipsfestival.com.

UPCOMING FESTIVAL EVENTS

CONTACT US:

CALL: 401-846-2720

EMAIL: jasri@newportevents.com

©2018 by Japan America Society of  RI

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