Japan’s Star Festival: Storytelling & Create Tanabata Decorations

July 15, 2012
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Family past event

Japan’s famous Tanabata legends, Hikoboshi and Orihime, are introduced through a variety of forms of storytelling including Kamishibai. 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.

$12/$5 Japan Society members; children ages 2 or under free.
Members may purchase tickets for family 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 during gallery exhibitions 11 am – 5 pm.

Space is limited. Advance ticket purchase is advised.

  • Sunday, July 15, 2012
  • 2:00 pm