BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5477@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180118T000000Z DTEND:20180118T000000Z DESCRIPTION:2018 is the Year of the Dog &mdash\; get your New Year started out on the right &ldquo\;paw&rdquo\; at this&nbsp\;<em>ema</em>&nbsp\;maki ng workshop.&nbsp\;<em>Ema</em>\, or votive wooden plaques\, are offered a t shrines in Japan to express one&rsquo\;s prayers or gratitude.&nbsp\;Ori ginally depicting horses\, which were seen as the sacred mounts of the god s\, the subjects expanded over time to include a wide variety of pictures and designs. Join us to paint your own&nbsp\;<em>ema</em>&nbsp\;with this year&rsquo\;s zodiac animal and inscribe your wishes for 2018 with Japanes e calligraphy artist&nbsp\;<strong>Seiren Aoi</strong>.&nbsp\;<em>All mate rials are included.</em>&nbsp\;\n\nTickets:$40/$35 Japan Society members\, seniors &amp\; students&nbsp\;&nbsp\;\n\nEvent Page: https://www.japansoc iety.org/event/ema-painting-the-year-of-the-dog&nbsp\;&nbsp\; SUMMARY:Ema Painting: The Year of the Dog URL:/en/events/2018/01/18/ema-painting-the-year-of-the-dog/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR