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!