2013 is Year of the Snake and Oshogatsu, Japan's New Year's Celebrations are taking place on Sunday, January 13 at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida.
This is Morikami' "35thannual New Year’s celebration with the tastes, sights, smells and sounds that define the traditional Japanese New Year as well as our own" and an invitation to "celebrate the Year of the Snake for those born on 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, and 2013!"
A few things on the program:
- DIY Daruma Wall
- Introducing Oshogatsu
- New Year’s Storytelling
- Open Air Koto & Calligraphy Demos
Oshogatsu on the menu for Tokyo Thursdays # 248
(* Illustration from 'Oshogatsu' program pages on Morikami Museum site)