Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival
Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Learn about children’s celebrations in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to koto harp and shakuhachi flute music, enjoy traditional folktales, and watch a tea ceremony. Kids of all ages can make projects to celebrate Girls' Day and Boys' Day — design a kimono paper doll, create a miniature carp kite, construct an origami samurai helmet, and more at family-friendly hands-on stations.
- 10:30 a.m. Students of Dr. Nakashima: Tea Ceremony
- 11:30 a.m. Michael Gould: Shakuhachi Flute
- 12:30 p.m. Anne Shimojima: Traditonal Storytelling
- 1:30 p.m. Chicago Koto Group: Koto Harp
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