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!


May 6, 2018

This year, Kodomo no Hi attendees can enjoy activities like kendama demonstrations, J-RUNS’ modern and fast dance version of the popular Japanese folk song Soran Bushi, the energetic Japanese drumming known as taiko, martial arts, the always popular calligraphy workshop by Midori Kono Thiel, kids’ tea ceremony, games, Japanese cuisine made by area food trucks, and many other Japan-related cultural activities and experiences.

The LaQ (La-Kyuu) Blocks company is offering a 30% discount on their products during the week leading up to Kodomo no Hi. The blocks are very simple, yet highly creative construction toy. Go here to learn more.