Celebrate Japanese New Year at Portland Japanese Garden

Dec 23 2019, 3:46 pm

The Portland Japanese Garden is all set to celebrate traditional Japanese New Year on January 5, 2020.

Attendees will get to experience exciting performances and activities including the Lion Dance, a tea ceremony, a Koto harp concert, and Mochitsuki (pounded rice cake) as the finale event — all to welcome the new year and celebrate prosperity and good luck in a traditional Japanese style.

 

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There will also be an ink-wash brush drawing session and Hyakunin Issyu (poetry game), both of which will be held in the Yanai Classroom.

 

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O-Shogatsu, Japanese New Year

When: January 5, 2020
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: 611 SW Kingston Avenue, Portland
Admission: Event included with Garden Admission price. Buy tickets here

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