2018 Origami-Palooza Festival & Paper Airplane Challenge | Japantown
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East Japan Center Mall | 1675 Post St, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Anyone and everyone, from young to old, to beginner to experienced, can learn to create amazing things with paper. Plus there’s a paper airplane challenge at 2 pm.
Sunday, August 26, 2018 | 11 am to 4 pm
East Japan Center Mall, Post & Bunchanan Streets
- Make A Wish, Fold A Crane: Join members of Rainbow World Fund as they gather wishes and cranes for the World Tree of Hope. Named one of the most ‘Beautiful Trees in the World’ by American Express Travel, this famous tree appears during the holidays in San Francisco’s City Hall.
- Origami In Commercials: Origami pro Linda Mihara takes you behind the scenes of some amazing commercials featuring Origami.
Origami Challenge | 3 pm
Bring your best work and enter the Origami Challenge. All ages are welcome.
Special Masters Division for High Complex Entries, with over $1,000 in ribbons and prizes. Register your model by 3:30 pm.
Fold with a Master
- 11 am to 1 pm – “Mary Anne’s Butterfly” (Sold Out)
- 1:30 – 2:30 pm – “From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes” (80 spots available)
Join Robert Lang, origami extraordinaire and an American physicist who is also one of the foremost origami artists and theorists in the world. He is known for his complex and elegant designs, most notably of insects and animals.
Paper Airplane Challenge | 2 pm
Fold an awesome paper airplane with The Paper Airplane Guy John Collins – the world record holder for paper airplane distance. Fine tune your airplane as he shares his secrets for amazing airplanes. Then get ready for the Paper Airplane contest.
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