Donguri Kai New Year Kids Camp

Donguri Kai New Year Kids Camp

JASC’s Children’s Program Donguri Kai invites 1st through 6th graders to a day camp celebrating Japanese New Year traditions. Campers will learn the basics of calligraphy (kakizome) and flower arranging (ikebana) and the cultural significance of these practicing arts at the new year. Everyone will showcase their creations at the end of camp.

42nd Annual Holiday Delight & Kodomo Matsuri

42nd Annual Holiday Delight & Kodomo Matsuri

Family fun for all ages at the 42nd annual Holiday Delight. The festival hosts a wide variety of vendors selling one-of-a-kind goods such as fine art, jewelry, fabric arts, pottery, and Japanese collectible items. Homemade baked goods donated by community bakers will be for sale as well as craft kits, raffle tickets, and a silent auction.

Cultural performances include Tsukasa Taiko (traditional Japanese drumming at 11:30 am and 3 pm), Toyoaki Shamisen (Japanese lute at 2:30 pm), and Shubukai (Japanese classical dance at noon). Official Welcome followed by Visit with Santa at 12:30 pm

Hangawi & Kimchi Celebration

Hangawi & Kimchi Celebration

The Korean Cultural Center of Chicago will celebrate Korean Thanksgiving with a “Hangawi & Kimchi” event.
Attendees will learn about kimchi, watch videos on how to make kimchi and finally make their own kimchi.
Other activities include kite making, traditional games and performances.

Celebrate 100th Korean Children’s Day

Celebrate 100th Korean Children’s Day

The KCCoC brings the K-experience to Chicago Children’s Museum to celebrate Korean Children’s Day to share the joy with the children in Chicagoland. For this event, our intention is to provide snapshots of Korean culture, its impact on the global community, and its connections to cultures around the world.