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A Celebration of Japanese Culture

  • 06 May 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Missouri History Museum | AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room


  • This FREE event DOES NOT REQUIRE registration, but if you want to let us know you are coming, feel free to give us your information so we can send you future event announcements.

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Japan America Society invites you to …

A Celebration of Japanese Culture


Sunday, May 6
11:00AM to 4:30PM
Missouri History Museum, Forest Park
AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room
Free Admission


JAS will return to the Missouri History Museum for the 6th consecutive year. This year’s special performance includes 獅子舞い(Lion Dance), 茶の湯 Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony), 生け花 Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arrangement), 人形劇 (Puppet show), 舞子について (About Maiko), 紙芝居 Kamishibai (Japanese Storytelling), 邦楽 (Japanese Traditional Music), and (Zen). It also exhibits お雛様 (Japanese Dolls) and more! Light refreshments will be served.


Welcome (Missouri History Museum)
Welcome (Greg Gorman, JAS President)
Shishimai (Lion Dance) (St. Louis Osuwa Taiko)
Puppet Show with Mari Watanabe and Troupe


Ikebana Demonstration (Flower Arranging) (Dr. Chikako Usui)


Japanese Traditional Music (Gaku group)


Zen and Japan (Daigaku Rummé)


Shishimai (Lion Dance) (St. Louis Osuwa Taiko)
Puppet Show with Mari Watanabe and Troupe


Maiko (舞子): Details and Darari (だらり帯) (Meredith Weber)


Remarks about Hina Dolls with a song (Aya Kawasaki and singers)


Kamishibai (Dr. Richard Colignon)


Tea ceremony (Chado Society of St. Louis- Junshinan)


Closing (Izumi Mueller, JASWA President)

Questions? Please contact Japan America Society of St. Louis

UMSL/366 SSB/One University Blvd/St. Louis, MO 63121-4400 | 314 516-5754ŸEmail cisjas@umsl.edu

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

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