JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OHIO

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July Culture Club - Tanabata

  • 01 Jul 2017
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Networking Room (First Floor of JASCO Buiding) 565 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, OH 43017
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July Culture Club

Tanabata




The topic for this month’s Culture Club is Tanabata!

Also known as the Star Festival, Tanabata (七夕) was traditionally held on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar, and is now celebrated on July 7. This festival celebrates the once-a-year meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi, star-crossed lovers who can only meet on Tanabata. People celebrate Tanabata by writing their wishes on small pieces of paper called tanzaku (短冊) and hanging them on bamboo.


Join as we learn more about the story of Orihime and Hikoboshi, look at how Tanabata is celebrated around the world, and write our own wishes on tanzaku!

When: Saturday, July 1 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Where: DEC Networking Room (1st floor), 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, Oh 43017 (map)

Cost: Free for JASCO members, $10 for non-members


Members can bring up to 3 family members (please list them as guests in your registration). If you wish to bring more, please contact us at jasco@jas-co.org.

The registration will close once the event reaches the maximum capacity (20 people). Sign up today to secure your spot!


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  • 01 Jul 2017 1:00 PM Networking Room (First Floor of JASCO Buiding) 565 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, OH 43017

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