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January 12 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Please join JASC and Tohkon Judo Academy in welcoming in the New Year at the annual Kagami-Biraki celebration. The festivities will begin with the traditional rice pounding ceremony, Mochi-Tsuki. Complimentary sweet rice cakes, Mochi, will be available to all. Rev. Fumioka will perform a traditional Japanese Tenrikyo purification ceremony and entertainment will be provided by Kokyo Taiko Chicago, and Tohkon Judo Academy. We will conclude with a potluck fellowship luncheon and we ask for your support in bringing a serving of one of you specialties to share with others.
Schedule of Events:
8:00am- Noon – traditional Mochi-Tsuki (rice pounding; enjoy complimentary mochi)
Noon – Tenrikyo Oharai purification ceremony by Rev. Kuni Fumioka
12:40 pm – Kokyo Taiko Japanese drumming performance
1:10 pm – demonstration by Chicago Aikido Club
1:30 pm – demonstration by Tohkon Judo Academy
2:00 pm – potluck fellowship luncheon