Family Program

Japan's New Year's Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 2011
FAMILY PROGRAM

Japan's New Year's Day Celebration: Oshogatsu 2011

Sunday, January 16, 2011 — 3 PM - Session I
Sunday, January 16, 2011 — 4 PM - Session II

Photo © George Hirose.



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.

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

Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. - Fri. 11 am - 6 pm, Weekends 11 am - 5 pm.

This event is a part of CelebrASIA NYC New Year’s Festivities for Families.  Members of collaborating institutions (Asia Society, China Institute in America, The Korea Society and Rubin Museum of Art) can purchase member discounted tickets for this event by providing a promotional code. To purchase tickets using the promotional code, please contact our Box Office at 212-715-1258 during the box office hours.

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