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
Japanese Garden Society
Lynn Geis Cultural Display
Mindful Heart Greetings
Nikkei Jin Kai
Portland Taiko

Three Terrific Stage Shows:

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.