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Aki Matsuri Teacher Workshop

Creative ideas for teaching Japanese culture

Saturday, September 12, 2015
9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Bellevue College

K-12 teachers are invited to participate in a half-day workshop on Saturday, September 12 at the 2015 Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival) on the Bellevue College campus. The workshop draws on festival themes and current issues and is designed to share creative ideas for teaching about Japanese culture, past and present.

Registration fee: $25

Participants will receive:

  • classroom materials
  • 3 free clock hours
  • a Japanese box lunch

Previous participants are invited to return, as the topic changes every year!

The festival itself is hosted by the Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association on September 12 and 13. After the workshop, participants will be encouraged to explore all the festival has to offer, including demonstrations, speakers, and numerous traditional and contemporary exhibits. General festival information can be found at





East Asia Resource Center
University of Washington
Box 353650
302 Thomson Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
206.543.1921 phone
206.685.0668 fax

Mary Bernson

Yurika Kurakata
Assistant Director