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  • Omochitsuki! Mochi Pounding Festival

    Workshops & Activities, For Families, Performances

    Jan 12

    Free with museum admission

    11 AM—2 PM

    Samsung Hall

    Celebrate 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.

    For more details, click here.


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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