Food and Activities

2018 Activities and Vendors 
Mochitsuki 2018 Food Demonstrations
Consular Office of Japan in Portland
Daizu Kitchen – Children’s bento class (ages 6 and up). Please sign up on day of event. Class sizes are limited.
Ikebana International – Ikebana displays
Ikoi no Kai (Japanese Ancestral Society of Portland) – Greeting card sales
International School of Portland – Fukuwarai “make-a-face” game
Japan America Society of Oregon (JASO) – Coloring for kids, quizes, Info booth
Japanese Women Portland (JWPDX) – New Year’s card crafting
JETAA – Suikawari watermelon bashing (with beach ball and pool noodles)
Karen Fullerton Art – Sumi-e demo, greeting card sales
Kollodi – Fukuro for makeup or bento
Kumoricon – Cat ear hat construction, kumoricon merchandise and registration
Lynn Geis Cultural Display – New Year and zodiac toy display
Meru mori and Lunarcat Studios– Greeting cards, origami art print, jewlery, more
Miyakocon – Kimono photo booth
Obukan Kendo Club – Kendo demonstration – sword fighting martial arts
Oregon Buddhist Temple – Chili and rice
Oregon Nikkei Endowment – Ramune and coloring
Oya No Kai – Origami New Year wishes
Portland Go Club – Japanese Chess instruction
Portland Japanese American Citizens League – JACL
Portland Japanese Garden
– Sand & Stone garden
Portland Nikkei Fujinkai – Tea ceremony demonstration
Portland-Sapporo Sister Association – Chopsticks game, fukubukuro (mystery fortune bag)
Portland Taiko – Taiko video game
PSU Institute for Asian Studies
Sekko-kai Calligraphy School – Calligraphy activity and demonstration
Shokookai of Portland (Japanese Business Association of Portland) – Exhibit with hands-on demo of traditional toys; kendama, karuta, origami
Wild Chiharu’s Flowers – Ikebana activity

First Floor – Dining Room & “Food Court” 
En Taiko – Water, ramune, green tea
Konko Church of Portland – Free mochi samples! Pan fried mochi – kinako, shoyu & nori, fresh coated with kinako and plain mochi sales
Mio’s Delectables – Assorted shortbread cookies, baked tarts, biscotti, green tea cheesecake, green tea macaroons, Mochitsuki Festival pastry box
Musubi – Musubi
Nichirin Buddhist Church – Chicken bento, tofu bento, sushi, mochi desserts, spring rolls, sesame balls,  water, soda,
Obon PDX – Croquettes, ginger miso stew, onigiri, udon
Oyatsupan Bakers – Traditional Japanese and Western baked goods – shokupan, kare donut, custard cream pan, tonkatsu tea sandwich, sausage roll
Patty Durgan – Mochi muffins
Sakurakai – Cotton candy sales