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Program name: Shimenawa - Japanese New Year's Wreath
Program category: History
Multicultural- Other
Visual Arts- Crafts
Program length: 90 minutes
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: 15
Program description: Shimenawa are lengths of braided rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in Japan. They can vary in diameter from a few centimeters to several meters, and are often used at the entrance to temples or homes for good luck and to keep away evil spirits. Patrons will make their own Japanese style New Year's Good Luck Wreath with material supplied by us. There is an additional Material fee of $10/person.
Space/special requirements:
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $201- $350
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Additional $10 per patron Material Fee.
Other notes:
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 02/27/2018
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Stage name: Hiroko & Gerard Senese
Performer name: Ryu Shu Kan Japanese Arts Center
Phone: 631-698-2467
Mailing address: 1256 Waverly Ave.
Farmingville, NY 11738
E-mail address: director@ryushukan.com
Website: http://www.ryushukan.com
   
Previous appearances at: Wang Center, Stony Brook University, Brentwood Library, Wyandanch Library, Mineola Library, Sachem Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 02/27/2018

 

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