Children's Day: Samurai Kids!


Children’s Day : Samurai Kids!
at Shoseian Tea House and Friendship Garden
Located in Brand Park, Glendale (1601 West Mountain St., Glendale, CA 91201)

Sunday, May 15, 2022
10am-2pm

*Entrance is FREE and NO Reservations Required

 

Come and celebrate the Japanese custom of “Children’s Day” – Learn about Samurai Culture, play traditional games, and participate in other fun activities such as Origami, Shodo, Obon Dancing & Music and more. Immerse your kids and yourself in Japanese culture for the whole day on Sunday.

 

10am - 11am
Karate – The art of the Empty Hand
(by Katori Shinto Ryu)
 

11am - 12pm
Chambara!–Samurai sword fighting
(by Katori Shinto Ryu)


12pm - 12:30pm
Drumming
(by the Peace Players)


12:30pm - 1pm
Cosplay Fashion Show
(by “Yui Sensational”)


1pm - 2pm
Obon Dancing and Music
(by Kawachi Ondo)

 

All Day Programs:

Edamame Challenge & Cooking Demo for Family (10am-12pm)
(by Table for Two)

Origami – Make the Samurai Helmet/Kabuto
Find out how to play the Kendama

(by The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles)

Shodo – Brush calligraphy like the Samurai

Learn to Whisk Tea inside the Tea House

 


Snacks and water will be available for purchase.

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