SF’s Annual Mochi Pounding Ceremony | Asian Art Museum
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Asian Art Museum | 200 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Celebrate the Japanese New Year with Kagami Kai, an acclaimed mochi group, as it presents the colorful and exciting New Year tradition of mochi pounding to make delectably sweet rice cakes, with lively music, energetic dance and traditional attire.
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As part of the day, paint a Year of the Boar netsuke (charm) and fold paper cranes for luck and prosperity in the new year.
Mochi Celebration Schedule
11 AM–2 PM – North Court
Mochi Pounding Celebration
12–1 PM – Samsung Hall