BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2796@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110116T000000Z DTEND:20110116T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Sunday\, January 16\, 2 PM &mdash\; 3 PM - Session I&nb sp\;\n</strong><strong>Sunday\, January 16\, 3 PM &mdash\; 4 PM - Session II</strong>\n\nCelebrate Japan's New Year's holiday with lion dancing (<em >shishi-mai</em>) accompanied by live taiko drumming (Gagaku court music i n Session II only). There will be many traditional New Year's activities f or children\, including special New Year's calligraphy (<em>kakizome</em>) \, kite-making/flying (<em>takoage</em>)\, funny face game (<em>fukuwarai< /em>) and traditional rice pounding (<em>mochi-tsuki</em>).\n\nRecommended for all ages.\n\n<strong>TICKETS</strong>\n$12 / $5 Japan Society members \nChildren ages 2 or under free\n(Gagaku court music in Session II only)\n \n<strong><a href="http://www.japansociety.org/event_detail?eid=2d8149a1" target="_blank">For more info &amp\; to purchase tickets &gt\;&gt\;</a></s trong> SUMMARY:Japan's New Year's Day Celebration: Oshogatsu URL:/en/events/2011/01/16/japans-new-years-day-celebration-oshogatsu/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR