Japan’s Star Festival: Storytelling & Create Tanabata Decorations

July 10, 2011
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Japan’s famous Tanabata legends (Hikoboshi and Orihime) are introduced through shadow puppet theater. As a part of the Tanabata tradition, participants learn how to make 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. Program subject to change.

$12/$5 Japan Society members; children ages 2 or under free.
Corporate and individual member families may purchase tickets at the discounted price.

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.

For more information, contact Education Programs at [email protected] or (212) 715-1275.

  • Sunday, July 10, 2011
  • 2:00 pm