Demonstration of the decoration for Little New Year “Ko-shogatsu” to wish for a good harvest, and hands-on workshop of making mayudama  (a branch decorated with cocoon-shaped rice cakes) are held in Minkaen.
※Parts of the events may be cancelled in case of rain.

Decorations for Little New Year "Ko-shogatsu"

Decorations for Little New Year “Ko-shogatsu”

Demonstration
Demonstration of making decorations called Awabo, Hiebo and Kezurikake using elderberry, and making mayudama (cocoon-shaped rice cake) from rice powder. ※Free to see on the day

  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30
  • In cooperation with: Minguseisaku-Gijyutsu-Hozonkai

    Demonstration of Making Mayudama Decoration

    Demonstration of Making Mayudama Decoration

Hands-on workshop of making mayudama

Making rice cakes which resemble farm products and then decorating them on the branch of tree.

  • Time: 10:30 - 11:30 ※Until the materials run out
  • Capacity: It is possible to join on the spot.
    ※Priority given to children in crowded time.
  • Fee: Admission fee to Minkaen only
  • In cooperation with: Minguseisaku-Gijyutsu-Hozonkai
Decorating with mayudama

Decorating with mayudama

Commentary
Explanations are given by the staff of Minkaen. Please feel free to participate.

  • Time: 11:45 - 12:00
  • Fee: Admission fee to Minkaen only
  • In cooperation with: Minguseisaku-Gijyutsu-Hozonkai