Japan’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu

January 29, 2012
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Celebrate Japan’s New Year’s holiday with lion dancing (shishi-mai) accompanied by live taiko drumming. There will be lots of traditional New Year’s activities for children, including special New Year’s calligraphy (kakizome), kite-making/flying (takoage), fukuwarai (funny face) game, taiko drumming, and rice pounding (mochi-tsuki).

Recommended for all ages.

Per session: $12/$5 Japan Society members; children ages 2 or under free.
Members may purchase tickets for family at the discounted price.
Gagaku music in the 3-4 PM session only.

Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.  Please note that Japan Society Box Office will be closed on Saturday, January 28th.

This is a part of CelebrASIA NYC: New Year’s Festivities for Families. For more info about other New Year’s festivals in NYC, visit www.celebrasia.org.

  • Sunday, January 29, 2012
  • 2:00 pm