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Transforming Origami into Jewelry at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Precious Papers: Transforming Origami into Jewelry Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $47/$42 members, seniors, and students Are you a fan of folding paper cranes? Take origami to the next level by transforming your paper creations into beautiful jewelry. At this two-hour workshop, origami and paper jewelry designer Jewel Kawataki of PaperCraneHeart will demonstrate … Continue reading Transforming Origami into Jewelry at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
Japanese New Year, Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association, BJAFA, Brooklyn, NYC, Japan, New Year, Oshogatsu, mochitsuki, Samurai Sword Soul, Ryu-Kaji, Kaoru Watanabe Taiko Center, Taisan Tanaka, origami, shogi, kabuki

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺

Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival Monday, January 21 from noon until 4:00 p.m. ROULETTE – 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Avenues), Brooklyn Admission: $15/$8 children (in advance), $18/$10 children (at the door)/Free children two and under Celebrate the Year of the Boar in Brooklyn at this Japanese-style event for the entire family. The Brooklyn Japanese American Family Association presents a special New … Continue reading Brooklyn Japanese New Year Festival 🗓 🗺
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69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺

69th Annual Obon Dance Festival Sunday, July 8 from 12:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Bryant Park – 42nd Street at 6th Avenue Admission: Free The New York Buddhist Church presents the 69th annual Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park. Honor your ancestors through dance with NYBC members and performances by taiko drumming sensation Soh Daiko and the Tachibana Dance Group. In this Buddhist observance, the … Continue reading 69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺
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Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺

In the legend of Tanabata, Princess Orihime weaved night and day, so much so that her father, the emperor of the galaxy, arranged for his workaholic daughter to meet a handsome cowherd named Hikoboshi. It was love at first sight, and the couple married immediately. Busy being a devoted wife, Princess Orihime neglected her weaving to the point that the emperor separated the young lovers, … Continue reading Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺
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The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park 🗓 🗺

The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park Sunday, May 13 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Bandshell Area at Central Park – Entrance on 69th Street and 5th Avenue Admission: Free The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park is bringing Japanese culture to New York this Mother’s Day! It’s a festival that celebrates the diversity of Japanese culture through food, activities, and performances … Continue reading The 12th Annual Japan Day @ Central Park 🗓 🗺