Children's Day Festival: Kodomo no Hi

Children's Day Festival: Kodomo no Hi

Sunday, May 6, 2018

© George Hirose

Sunday, May 5, 2018

Hang the koinobori (carp streamers) and don your kabuto (samurai helmet)—Children's Day is on its way! Come join us for Japan’s national holiday where all children are stars and their happiness is celebrated. Enjoy a performance of Peach Boy (Momotaro) featuring storytelling, music, dance, taiko drumming and lots of audience participation. Continue the adventure with other authentic Kodomo no Hi activities!

Tickets: $18/$10 Japan Society members; children ages 2 and under free. Free for Cool Culture members. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Recommended for children ages 3-10 and accompanying adults.

Family Programs are generously supported by the Nissan Foundation, Kumon Centers of Manhattan, and BentOn.


Education and Family Programs receive generous support from an anonymous donor, The Norinchukin Foundation, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Additional support is provided by James Read Levy.

Healthy Japanese light meals, snacks and festival-related refreshments available for purchase by  .

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