The 11th edition of the Leiden Japan Market (May 20, 2018)

May 24, 2018

On May 20, the 11th edition of the Japan Market was held at and around Japan Museum SieboldHuis in Leiden.

At the opening ceremony, Ambassador Inomata gave a speech and officially opened the event together with the Director of the SieboldHuis Ms. Schiermeier, who was also the master of ceremonies.

The event was even bigger than last year’s edition and more than eighty stands including anime, manga, ceramic and kimono were lined up. More than ten thousand people visited and enjoyed the activities related to Japanese culture, such as food (sushi, sake, takoyaki, udon, sweets and more), demonstrations (kendo, tea ceremony, shogi and more), lectures and many more on this wonderfully sunny day.

Opening ceremony Embassy stand