Holiday Delight

Thank you for a wonderful community gathering!   

We are grateful to each and every person who came by Saturday, November 12 between 10 am and 4 pm to visit the 42nd Annual Holiday Delight & Kodomo Matsuri.

A special thank you to all of the cultural presentation performers and special guests who appeared on our stage:


11:30 AM Tsukasa Taiko (Japanese Drumming)
12:00 PM Shubukai Japanese (Classical Dance)
12:30 PM Official Welcome by CEO Michael Takada  & Special Guest Consul-General of Japan in Chicago Mr. Hiroshi Tajima
12:45 PM A Visit from Santa!
2:00 PM Bingo for kids of any age led by Donguri Kai teachers & students
2:30 PM Toyoaki Shamisen (Japanese Lute)
3:00 PM Tsukasa Taiko (Japanese Drumming)
2 pm – 4 pm  Pick-up of pre-ordered food items

We deeply appreciate the generous support of all the various activities of the day:

  • The Silent Auction and the Raffle each raised more than $500 beyond their respective goals for the event.
  • Pre-Ordered Meals to Go  and Bake Sale booth items were completely sold out thanks to your generous support.
  • JASC Children’s Programs booth were a popular spot at Holiday Delight. A few of the 2023 Donguri Kai Calendar featuring student artwork are still avaliable for $16. You can pick them up at the JASC or pay for US Priority Mail shipping costs to have a calendar mailed to you.  Orders can be placed online HERE or by contacting the JASC office.

Happy Holidays Everyone!


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