JANM's 2020 Oshogatsu Family Festival - Year of the Rat

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Jan 20205
11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


FREE ALL DAY!
Welcome the Year of the Rat with crafts, food, cultural activities, and performances!

  • Performance by TAIKOPROJECT
  • Fun Oshogatsu and Year of the Rat-inspired crafts, origami, and scavenger hunt
  • Traditional mochitsuki (Japanese rice pounding ritual) performance by Kodama Taiko
  • Candy sculptures by Shan the Candyman
  • Lucky zaru soba (cold buckwheat noodles) and osechi ryori (traditional Japanese New Year foods) tasting
  • Souvenir photos by Nerdbot Photo Booth
  • Face painting with Party Face Magic
  • Fukubukuro (lucky grab bags) at the JANM Store
  • JANM Members Only reserved seating and express lines!
  • Free admission all day to see Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic BombFighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We, the People”?; and Common Ground: The Heart of Community.
  • …and so much more!

    This event is free, but RSVPs are requested using the link below. Those who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a one-year JANM family/dual level membership.

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    Sponsored by MUFG Union Bank, N.A.; City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture; and The Nissan Foundation. Media Sponsor: The Rafu Shimpo.

    Check janm.org for updates.

     

    JANM . Last modified Nov 27 2019 2:06 p.m.


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