Postponed: St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu New Year Celebration Rescheduled for Jan. 21

Jan. 5, 2017

St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu New Year Celebration Jan. 16

The St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu (Japanese Language School) invites members of the Webster community to their New Year Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. in Grant Gym on the home campus. Admission is free.

NOTE: This is a rescheduling after the original event on Jan. 14 was postponed due to severe weather.

Help celebrate the New Year and enjoy a cooking demonstration of homemade mochi (Japanese rice cakes), drumming by the St. Louis Osuwa Taiko group and a New Year’s Lion Dance performance. 

Through this event, the school hopes to deepen relationships with the community and thank the generous donors for their support

Attendees may purchase various types Japanese cuisine. All funds raised will directly support the St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu.

$2 Mochi Plates

  • Anko (red bean paste)
  • Kinako (sweet soybean flour)
  • Shoyu-nori (soy sauce & seaweed)
  • Sato-joyu (sweet soy sauce)
  • Daikon-oroshi (grated radish)

$3 Bowl

  • Oshiruko (sweet red bean soup with mochi)
  • Zoni (broth with mixed vegetable and mochi) 

About the St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu 

The St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu operates from Webster University campus on Saturdays. It offers programs for Japanese students K - 8th grade and currently has more than 100 children attending. In addition, the school provides Japanese language courses for local residents.

St. Louis Nihongo Kyoshitsu New Year Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 21, noon-2 p.m.
Webster University's Grant Gymnasium
175 Edgar Road

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