Children's Day at the JCCCW!
An exhibition was held on May 1st at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) for Children’s Day. The Hyogo Business and Cultural Center set up a booth along with the Seattle-Kobe Sister City Association and the Northwest Nikkei Museum. Visitors to our room could learn about Hyogo Prefecture, try on a yukata, and practice origami. Throughout the JCCCW, building visitors could also enjoy performances of Taiko drums, Soran Bushi, Judo, and a Yokai Dance Workshop. Other activities included tea ceremonies, English Karuta, Kendama competitions, making flying carp kites and water balloons, and trying on traditional armor. Throughout the day many families, making up more than 1,500 people, enjoyed the festivities!