Japanese New Year’s Celebration (Shinnenkai) – January 24th!

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shinnenkai (Japanese 新年会, literally “new year gathering”) is the Japanese tradition of welcoming the arrival of the New Year.  A shinnenkai is a shinnenkaiis their way of getting together to celebrate a new year and to make promises to each other to do their best for this year while wishing each other good luck and fortune.

You are invited to attend this event where there will be Mochi-Tsuki (A Japanese new years tradition), enjoy conversation, music and the potluck dishes that everyone should bring.

For more information, you can link to the event page by clicking here.

Co-sponsored by the Bellingham Sister Cities Association (BSCA) and the Whatcom Japanese Community Association

Japanese New Years

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