JETAA Chicago is proud to present the 10th annual New Year’s Shinnenkai Culture Festival! Joins us as we celebrate the Year of the Snake! This celebration of Japanese culture promises to be a great opportunity to meet others who are interested in Japan.
Come enjoy Japanese appetizers and beer, wine, and soft drinks. We will feature traditional arts and crafts including: calligraphy, origami, and gyotaku fish painting. Challenge your friends in a trivia tournament or enter the raffle to win the Grand Prize or other great prizes. Don’t forget about the $1 Janken Contest where you can win the cash prize and be crowned the rock, paper, scissors Champion!
This is an event for all ages!
When: Saturday, January 19th
Where: The Japan Information Center (737 N. Michigan, Suite 1000, entrance on Chicago)
$15 for advanced tickets by PayPal until January 18th
Please register here (all advance tickets are non-refundable)
$20 at the door
$10 for children
NEW Daily Life In Japan 2013 Calendars!
Exclusive this year, JETAA is showcasing the amazing photos submitted by the community for our charity event, Daily Life in Japan – Photos for Soma, in a 12-month wall calendar. Every image is a celebration of Japan’s natural beauty and rich culture.
Share your love of Japan with friends and family while supporting a great cause; all proceeds benefit the Soma City Tsunami Orphan Scholarship Fund. You can pick one up at the event for $12 or buy online (+$3 shipping).