Consulate-General of Japan organized Japan Fest 2019.

KARACHI -- the Consulate General of Japan in Karachi organized 'Japan Fest 2019' at Avari Towers in Karachi, with an attendance of more than 300 guests. During the opening ceremony, Consul-General of Japan Mr. Toshikazu Isomura expressed his appreciation for the frequency of cultural interactions between Japan and Pakistan, bidding guests to enjoy the various aspects of Japanese culture and traditions on display. Various Japanese cultural exhibitions were presented including ikebana (the art of floral arrangement), bonsai (the art of growing miniature trees), and origami (the art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures).

The program of Japan Fest 2019 started with the Soran Bushi dance performed by the Karachi Japanese School, followed by a jiu-jitsu demonstration by the Pakistan JiuJitsu Federation. The results of the art competition 'Yoshi's Iron Pencil Tournament' were announced thereafter and the winners awarded prizes. This was followed by a wadaiko (Japanese drums) performance presented by...

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