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A Celebration of Japanese Culture - Missouri History Museum

  • 05 May 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Missouri History Museum | AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room

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Japan America Society invites you to …

A Celebration of Japanese Culture

   

Sunday, May 5
11:00AM to 4:00PM
Missouri History Museum, Forest Park
AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
Free Admission

   

JAS will return to the Missouri History Museum for the 7th consecutive year. 

11:00     Shishi-mai Lion Dance by St. Louis Osuwa Taiko

11:00      

Welcome

11:30     

Boys Day and Girls Day Presentation

- Aya Kawasaki, Japan America Society Women's Association

11:45

Kadō (The Way of Flowers) Ikebana demonstration

- Dr. Chikako Usui of Ikenobo Prairie STL and Japan America Society of St. Louis

12:45

Shodō (The Way of Writing) Brush Calligraphy Demonstration*

- St. Louis Fude no Kai and Asami Iba of Japan Foundation

1:15

Chadō (The Way of Tea): Tea Ceremony Demonstration 

- Chadō Society of St. Louis

2:15        

The World of Kimono from Casual to Formal 

- Chadō Society of St. Louis

2:45

Introduction to Zen Meditation

- Rev. Daigaku Rummé of Confluence Zen Center

3:15

Kamishibai Storytelling

- Dr. Richard Colignon of Japan America Society of St. Louis

3:30

Rakugo "Sit-down" Comedy by Jane Saunders

4:00

Closing

*Hands on calligraphy practice with Fude no Kai from 11:30-12:30, 2:45-3:45 in the Learning Lab

Enjoy JASWA's exhibit of Japanese Dolls

Break time music by Yukiko Quattrocchi, Director of GAKU Japanese Music Ensemble and NIJI Choral


Questions? Please contact Japan America Society of St. Louis

UMSL/366 SSB/One University Blvd/St. Louis, MO 63121-4400 |

314-516-5754 | Email cisjas@umsl.edu

"Japan America Society of St. Louis" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
University of Missouri - St. Louis
366 SSB
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis MO 63121-4400

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