Japan's New Year's Day Celebration: Oshogatsu

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Community Event

Jan 201116

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

Sunday, January 16, 2 PM — 3 PM - Session I 
Sunday, January 16, 3 PM — 4 PM - Session II

Celebrate Japan's New Year's holiday with lion dancing (shishi-mai) accompanied by live taiko drumming (Gagaku court music in Session II only). There will be many traditional New Year's activities for children, including special New Year's calligraphy (kakizome), kite-making/flying (takoage), funny face game (fukuwarai) and traditional rice pounding (mochi-tsuki).

Recommended for all ages.

$12 / $5 Japan Society members
Children ages 2 or under free
(Gagaku court music in Session II only)

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