Guests will be invited to get to know Japanese culture through the folding of origami, the Japanese tea ceremony, the reading of haiku poetry, lessons in bonsai pruning, various workshops and kimono photoshoots.

On Saturday, festival guests would be greeted by Japanese Ambassador to Lithuania Ozaki Tetsu, Alytus, a town in Southern Lithuania, said on a website dedicated to its activities as the Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2022.

The program of the festival will also include a sakura planting ceremony, performances by judo clubs and other events.

The festival in Alytus will take place on April 22–23 and May 1.