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Oshogatsu Celebration in Collaboration with the Boston Children's Museum

  • 20 Jan 2019
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210


Registration is closed

WEATHER UPDATE: We have canceled our reception from 2-4pm

The Museum is open and the Oshogatsu event is taking place with limited programming as many performers are not able to travel to Boston. 

Oshogatsu Celebration
Supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Boston, in collaboration with the Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum
308 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210

Sunday, January 20, 2019

11:00 AM - Opening of the Japanese Oshogatsu Celebration

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - JSB Gathering (Everyone welcome!)

3:00 PM - Mochi Pounding

General Admission Tickets - $17

Come join us at the Children's Museum to celebrate the new year (or Oshogatsu in Japanese), one of the most important holidays in Japan. Welcome 2019 with traditional Mochi sticky rice pounding, Taiko drumming, Chado (tea ceremony), Origami paper folding, Omikuji fortune telling, and so much more!

The Japan Society of Boston also invites you to join us for a casual gathering at the event. Take a moment to connect with the Japan Society of Boston community. We will have delicious treats courtesy of Gen Sou En.  Everyone is welcome - Member and non-Members alike. Feel free to stop by anytime between 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Group Welcome Room. We would love the chance to say hello and wish you a Happy New Years.

PLEASE NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport. For details, please see the Boston Children's Museum visitor information webpage.

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