Okinawa Asian Market showcases healthy foods, exercise
The Fisherina Wharf near Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort in Mihama, thriving to become a center venue for water sports and other leisure activities on the island, will be the scene of Okinawa Asian Market on the weekend of Apr. 2nd and 3rd.
The market features delicious Asian and ethnic foods with an emphasis on vegan fare. There will also be handmade accessories and goods from various Asian counties to buy, fresh vegetables, and booths offering relaxation therapies and massages, and workshops to give visitors hands-on experiences.
The food booths include shops offering gelato, vegan pastries, sandwiches, rice cakes, Thai, Brazilian and Vietnamese foods. The workshops and sundry goods stores feature Henna body art, chalk art, Thai and Asian goods, organic vegetables, massages and exercise instruction, aroma therapy, and scent and color therapy.
Demonstrations of various styles of Yoga will be on stage on both days, as well as Muay Thai boxing exhibition, comedy and Ryukyu dance.
The event is scheduled to go ahead rain or shine, but in case of severe increment weather, the event will be canceled. The event is open 12:00-19:00 on both days. Admission to the event is free, and free parking is available just outside of the venue.
■ Stage event time schedule
12:00-13:00 Mai Pen Rai Yoga Exercise / Yoshimoto Okinawa comedy stage
13:30-14:30 Muay Thai Exhibition / Acro Yoga performance
15:00-16:00 Ryukyu traditional performing dance (Sueko Kinjo dance studio)/ Mai Pen Rai Yoga Exercise
12:00-13:00 Mai Pen Rai Yoga Exercise / Acro Yoga performance
13:30-14:30 Muay Thai Exhibition (RIOT GYM) / Acro Yoga performance (Beach Life with Acrotherapy)
14:30-15:00 Ryukyu traditional performing dance / Mai Pen Rai Yoga Exercise
16:00-17:00 Mai Pen Rai Yoga Exercise / Acro Yoga performance