Chicago Japanese Matsuri at Newcity

Tsukasa Taiko performed at the first annual Chicago Japanese Matsuri, hosted at NEWCITY plaza by the Japanese Culture Center and Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya. The inaugural Japanese summer festival in the heart of Chicago aimed to offer authentic Japanese festival foods, cultural performances, large scale Shodo (calligraphy), traditional martial arts, Sumi-e (ink painting), and more. 

All black and white photos by Robert Morris/Studio Theia.