Kodomo no Hi

Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day Festival, is a fun and exciting introduction to the rich world of children’s culture in Japan. The JCCCW welcomes families in the community to take part in the Kodomo no Hi festival as an opportunity to experience multiculturalism while celebrating the health and growth of all children. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees can enjoy activities like Japanese style dancing performances, Yukata dress up, taiko, martial arts, kids’ tea ceremony, games, food, and more!

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May 6, 2018

This year, Kodomo no Hi will highlight manga culture with artist demonstrations, a workshop, a manga drawing contest, and more! Other attractions include maneki neko (lucky cat) hat making, origami and other crafts, water yoyo fishing, taiko performance and workshop by Kaze Daiko, wotagei demo, martial arts, storytelling and tasty food from local vendors.

The LaQ (La-Kyuu) Blocks company, the creator of toy blocks that are very simple but also tap into the creativity of every child, is offering a 30% discount on their products during the week leading up to Kodomo no Hi. The company is also offering an exclusive year-round discount to the JCCCW -- use code JCC218 with your purchase.  Go here to learn more. 

Kodomo no Hi is sponsored in part by JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

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