Japan’s Star Festival: Create Tanabata Decorations

July 11, 2010
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Kamishibai storytelling introduces children to the world of Japan’s famous Tanabata legends (Hikoboshi and Orihime). As a part of Tanabata tradition, participants learn how to make various fun paper ornaments and their own tanzaku, thin paper strips for writing wishes, to decorate bamboo branches.

Recommended for children ages 3-10 and accompanying adults.


$20 per family (up to 5 people)/$10 per family, including at least one Japan Society member.

Order tickets by calling the Japan Society box office, Mon-Fri 11 am to 6 pm & weekends during gallery exhibitions 11 am to 5 pm, (212) 715-1258. A $3 service charge is added to all orders.

Member ID number required for member ticket purchase. No refunds or exchanges.

Programs subject to change. For more information, call (212) 715-1275.

  • Sunday, July 11, 2010
  • 2:00 pm