YATAI-Festival | Japan celebrates

The big annual celebration of Japanese street food and a few other branches of Japan’s rich culture takes place in the metropolis from June 10 to 12.

Posted yesterday at 4:00 p.m.

Eve Dumas

Eve Dumas
The Press

It is mainly at Entrepôt 77, rue Bernard Est, that the YATAI festivities are held. Restaurants like Biiru, Flowers and Gifts, Ichigo Ichie, Nakamichi or Tsukoyomi will have kiosks where it will be possible to taste yakitoris, takoyakis, gyozas, karaage chicken, ramen, mochis and other delicacies.

Various exhibitors offering ceramics, clothing, teas, Japanese knives, etc., will also be present. The program also includes musical performances, family activities, a Shibas and Akitas dog competition, karaoke and a Japanese 1980s party, among others.

Since it is also Japan Week 2022 (from June 6 to 12), it is possible to find on the YATAI website a menu offering to discover typical dishes in the four corners of Montreal and even in Brossard.

Fun activity if ever there was one: the Cinéma du Parc is showing the film Lost in Translationpreceded by a Suntori whiskey tasting, on Thursday 9 June.

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