February March: Asian New Year

Asian New Year Celebration

February 20– March 5 2015

Friday and Saturday, February 20th and 21st is the opening celebration for the 2015 Year of the Sheep.  

The exhibit enhancement will continue into the first part of March.  Part of it will show the giant kite culture of approximately nine different communities.  To give you a sense of the size of these kites, some need over 100 men to launch them and often 2 ½ gallons of glue are used to hold them together.

Folding origami cranes for good luck, making kites, symbols of kite decoration and a special section on the last Edo kite maker in Tokyo will continue after the opening weekend.

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