Mochitsuki 2011 – Year of the Rabbit

Mochitsuki 2011 – Year of the Rabbit

Sunday January 30, 2011
Scottish Rite Center
1512 SW Morrison Street
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Mochitsuki Community Fair: 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Enjoy free mochi samples, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages including: mochi pounding, mochi making, ikebana, origami, games and much more!

Food and Activities

First Floor Dining Room – “Food Court”

Kale Ultimate Japanese Comfort Food – Japanese curry and soda
Chef Naoko – Bento and hot noodle soup
Shigezo Japanese Restaurant – Ozoni (traditional mochi soup) and Ehomaki (popular roll sushi, to be determined)
Ka Pa Hula Makani Kolonahe Halau – Spam musubi, coconut butter mochi, and strawberry butter mochi
Konko Church – Free mochi samples, selling ko-mochi and kinako mochi bites
Oregon Buddhist Temple – Dorayaki (an filled pancake)
Nichiren Buddhist Temple – ChowMein, Sushi, Chicken Bento, water and soda
Oregon Nikkei Endowment – Water, ramune, green tea baskets
Epworth Church – Ohagi (an wrapped sweet rice cake)

Ground Floor – Kitchen

Daizu Cooking School – Children’s bento class (ages 6 and up). Please sign up for one of two sessions on day of event. Class sessions limited to 15 students.

Ground Floor – Lounge

Portland Nikkei Fujinkai – Macha green tea

Shokookai – Grean tea cookies
Oyanokai – Origami
International School – New years cards and games
Ikebana International – Newyears flower arrangements
Daigo Sensei – Calligraphy

Ground Floor – Rec Room

JETAA – Kids fishing game
PSSCA – Chopsticks game
JACL Youth: Unite People – Soda, hot tea, and packaged tea & cookies
SakeONE – Sake samples and Bottles for sale

First Floor – Candidates Room

Asian Ideation
Consulate General of Japan
Helion Gallery
JACL
Japanese Garden Society
JASO
Lynn Geis Cultural Display
Mindful Heart Greetings
Nikkei Jin Kai
Portland Taiko

Three Terrific Stage Shows:

Noon
Storytelling by Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo
The Minidoka Swing Band

2:00 pm
Portland Taiko
Koto by Mitsuki Dazai
Sahomi Tachibana Dancers
Hip hop by Hippoh Project
J-pop by Yarashi & AKB48 Team LC
Mochi pounding by Utsuki-kai

4:00 pm
Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo
Dance by Fujinami-kai,
Nanda Acrobatalists
Epworth break dancers
Portland and Tanuki Taiko
Mochi Pounding by Utsuki-kai

All tickets are general admission to the Mochitsuki fair and include entrance into one stage show. Stage show must be selected at time of purchase.

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