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Exploring Japan’s Mystical Folktale Creatures & Ghosts through Kamishibai Storytelling

October 29, 2006
Exploring Japan’s Mystical Folktale Creatures & Ghosts through Kamishibai Storytelling

Sunday, October 29 (the weekend before Halloween)
2 – 4 pm

Ghosts and mystical creatures of Japan such as oni, kappa and tengu, are introduced through kamishibai storytelling and performance. Participants will hear Japanese folktales featuring ghosts and other-worldly creatures, accompanied by song and dance. In the second part of the workshop, participants will create masks of the folktale characters featured in the kamishibai stories.


This program is recommended for children ages 4-8 and their accompanying adults.


Tickets: $10 per family (up to five people), $7 per family (including at least one Japan Society member). For tickets, please call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258. 


Education Programs are made possible with generous funding from the Freeman Foundation.

  • October 29, 2006
  • 2:00 pm