Japanese Cultural Event “Children’s Day”

Event | April 26, 2016

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In Japan, people celebrate the happiness of children by raising the carp-shaped streamers called “Koinobori“, displaying ornamental helmets called “kazari-kabuto” and eating traditional foods such as “Chimaki” and “Kashiwa-mochi” on May 5th.


OIA will introduce this Japanese traditional event on April 26th. 


You can try to play the Koto, make paper Koinobori and taste Japanese tea and sweets.


◆Date : Tuesday, April 26th, 2016, 11:30a.m.- 13:30p.m.

◆Place: Office of International Affairs, 1st Floor, Lobby

◇Inquiries: Office of International Affairs (Ms. TAMURA) event[at]oia.hokudai.ac.jp

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