The 9th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival, presented by MGM Resorts Japan

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To All Who  Supported the Ninth Annual  Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival:

 A very big THANK YOU for your support!  This year’s festival was one of the biggest, and best, in the past nine years.  More than 15,000 people attended the festival, and we simply could not have done it without you.  Thank you again, and we hope to see you at next year’s Tenth Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival!

 

Jeff Winchester, President and Chairperson, JFAN

Did you visit The HAIKU People’s Choice Contest? 
We had 116 ballots in the Haiku ballot box, announced the winners at the main stage on that day. Here are the winning works. Place the cursor on each HAIKU to see the name of the author. Enjoy!

The "HAIKU" People’s Choice Contest - winning works!

“The panda is fat

The bamboo is on a hill

That is too much work”

Winner at High School category:
Corwin Diaz, Ed. W. Clark High School

“The full moon – There is not 

a single cloud – it’s beauty”

Winner at Las Vegas Gakuen (Japanese Saturday School) category:

Ayaha Nishioka

“Crescent Moon

over the Palm Tree

Autumn Desert”

Winner at Kizuna Japanese Society category:            
Nitta 

“Praying Mantis mates

Pregnant female beheads him


A great sacrifice”

Winner at Public category:                 
Phyllis Raagas​

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Raffle Winners!

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Congratulations, you've won! If you haven't claimed your prize yet, please contact us at your earliest convenience.

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Sake Tasting with food pairings

( Guests must be 21 years or older)

Karaoke Contest is back! 

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Thank you to everyone who's entered Karaokee Contest!
ENTRY IS NOW CLOSED.

Vendor Registration Form

Registration now closed. 

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Donation and Sponsorship

Your Donation is Greatly

Appreciated. Thank you!

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