New Year’s Celebration: Oshogatsu

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Jan 201525
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, New York, 10017
United States

Buy Tickets: Festival & Taiko Drumming Session I @ 2 pm
Buy Tickets: Festival & Taiko Drumming Session II @ 3 pm


Celebrate the New Year holiday at Japan Society's annual Oshogatsu event and participate in various traditional activities. Families watch live taiko drumming and accompanying lion dancing (shishi-mai) and have the chance to participate in a brief taiko practice session at either 2 or 3 pm (session is chosen at time of ticket purchase). Other fun activities include rice pounding (mochi-tsuki), calligraphy (kakizome), kite (tako)-making, traditional games (fukuwarai), and top spinning (koma-mawashi). Recommended for all ages. 
Oshogatsu is a part of CelebrASIA NYC: New Year's Festivities for Families. For more info, visit www.celebrasia.org.
Tickets: $18/$10 Japan Society members; children ages 2 and under free 
(includes festival and one taiko drumming session)

 

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