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WorldFest Passpart Thursday June 21, 2012 - Every Thursday night from Jun. 21 to
 Aug. 2nd, except the week of July 4th  Omaha Children's Museum,
 is celebrating the culture of Omaha's Six  Sister Cities. Tonight the
 Worldfest: A Sister City Celebration! focuses on Shizuoka, Japan
Activities - Calligraphy Catch the Ball - Skill Game Kokyo Taiko Drummers Lesson Afterward - Pizza with chopsticks



Come in! - For tonight's culture experience. 

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 Koinobori or
 Carp kites


Left:
 Sister Cities Banner
Above
  Museum Entrance

Left:
  Stamp you
  Passport here

 
 
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Photos of
Shizuoka, Japan
Six Sister Cities
Nations Flags
The Sister City Passport & Yen money
with Japan Stamp on back


Activities
  Includes Origami, chopsticks skills & Calligraphy - Costume Dress up & Japanese skill games are below.

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Origami Pick up marshmallows with chopsticks ..
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... place them in cup
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Calligraphy
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my Namein
Japanese Letters
 


Costume Dress- Kimonos

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Some thumbnails are displayed out of order for better presentation.

Japanese Skill Games

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Catch the Ball

Catching the
ball on top
of this stick
takes Skill

 
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Knock Ring Out
IMG_8844 IMG_8845 Can you knock out
the bottom ring
with a hammer
fast enough
without tipping
the stack?
I can.
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Steve Adams


Market & Food

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Market  Rice crackers - Omaha Oriental Snacks Green Tea Ice Cream Sushi - Linden Market Hy-VEE


Kokyo Taiko Drummers Lesson

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Info notes
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First Lesson
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Stick Up
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All together
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Left: Sue Mehaffey
 


& Performance - of two or more songs

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Drum in Motion
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Afterward - Group Photos & Pizza

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Japanese Student
from Shizuoka, Japan
 

The Japanese Student and Omaha Sister City volunteers had a pizza in Museum Party Room

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Middle: Koki Fujita
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Pizza & chopsticks



Previous Year Shizuoka, Japan Night

2010
Upstairs
Come in - Sister City Display Activites - Calligraphy [my name] Martial Arts Exhibition UNO Japanese dancers Taiko Drummers - The Drums of Noto Hanto 2011
Main Floor
Activities - Calligraphy March 11 Earthquake & Tsunami display Kokyo Taiko Drummers More Kokyo Taiko Drummers  


Omaha Children's Museum - Worldfest 2012: Shizuoka, Japan

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO


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