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Cherry Blossom Festival

Wednesday, March 19, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This annual festival promotes interest in Japan and enhances the Japan Studies Program at Spelman through hands-on learning of Japanese culture.

Throughout the day’s events, Spelman students, faculty and staff, and volunteers from the Japanese American community conduct workshops on origami, ikebana (flower arrangement), basic Japanese expressions, calligraphy, karate, Mai (classical dance) performance, folk dance, and traditional Japanese toys.

The day-long campus event also features sushi-making demonstrations and samples.

2014 Schedule

9- 9:50 a.m.   
Origami (Paper folding craft)
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Room 446
Facilitators: X. Liu/K. Arai

10-10:50  a.m. 
Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Room 446
Facilitators: X. Liu/K. Arai

11-12 p.m.  
Survival Japanese
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Room 440
Facilitators: X. Liu/K. Arai

11-12 p.m.  
Calligraphy
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Lower Level, Room 28
Facilitator: R. Lu

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sushi-making Demonstration
Manley Student Center, Atrium
Facilitator: T. Pavri

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p..m
Mai (Traditional dance)
Manley Student Center Atrium
Facilitators: B. Scott / Z. Long

1- 1:50 p.m.
Calligraphy
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center. , Lower Level, Room 29
Facilitators: A. Hornsby  /X. Liu / K. Arai

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
AUC Japan Club Activities
The Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D. Academic Center, Lower Level, Room 31
Facilitators: K. Arai/M. Takizawa