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Japan’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu

January 14, 2007
Japan’s New Year’s Day Celebration: Oshogatsu

Sunday, January 14
2 – 4 pm

Advance tickets are sold out.  However, additional tickets may be released for sale on 1/14, 3 pm at the Box Office, dependant upon space availability.


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 games and rice pounding (mochi-tsuki). Recommended for all ages.


Tickets: $15 per family (up to five people), $10 per family, including at least one Japan Society member.  For tickets, please call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.

  • January 14, 2007
  • 2:00 pm