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Tanabata Festival

August 3, 2011

Hello everybody!
Please come to our Tanabata Festival event this Saturday!
We have been planning and working for this event for months.
Looking forward seeing you!

Tanabata Festival in New York

The TSURU Project brings a Japanese star festival to New York City to send wishes to people in Japan

August 6th, Saturday
3 pm – 7 pm
at Tenri Cultural Institute,
43A West 13th Street,
New York, NY 10011

A very special one day event showcasing more than 3,000 colorful origami cranes in large ornaments, participatory workshops for origami cranes and tanzaku, thin paper strips for writing wishes to decorate bamboo branches, and live music performances by Japanese musicians.

The large ornaments will be on view and each string will be sold at suggested donation from $20 during a festival. Donation box will also be available. All the proceeds will go to Ashinaga’s “Rainbow House Fund,” Mazenda Fukushima Children’s Fund, and Tenri Cultural Institute’s “Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.” Only cash can be accepted.

**This is a free event and open to public.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. August 3, 2011 10:34 pm

    Awesome! Congratulations to you!

  2. August 9, 2011 4:56 pm

    What a wonderful show. I met many new people including Yuri and Ian. The piece I purchased is now in my office. To see some pics of the event go to my fb page, enter mark sehl, and friend me saying you are from Tsuru NYC.

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