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Omochitsuki! Mochi Pounding Festival
Workshops & Activities, For Families, Performances
Free with museum admission
11 AM2 PM
the Japanese New Year with Kagami Kai, an acclaimed mochi group, as it presents
the colorful and exciting New Year tradition of mochi pounding to make
delectably sweet rice cakes, with lively music, energetic dance and traditional
costumes. Plus, you can paint a Year of the Boar netsuke (charm) and make a wish for the New Year.
Support for the Asian Art Museum’s Mochi Pounding Ceremony is provided by The Henri and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation. Cultural Celebrations are made possible by Kaiser Permanente and Bank of America.
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