Japan’s Star Festival: Storytelling, Origami & Tanabata Decorations

July 14, 2013
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Japan’s famous Tanabata legends (Hikoboshi and Orihime) are introduced through storytelling by Theatre Banana and crafts-making. As a part of Tanabata tradition, participants learn how to make 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.

  • Sunday, July 14, 2013
  • 2:00 pm