fun and lively place! Enjoy the pictures below from Japan Night!
Abbot and Costello -- I mean Takeru and Daisuke, welcoming all of us to Japan Night:
Saori, Taiga, Saki, and Takashi explaining Tanabata, the wishing tree:
Tadashi, Fumiaki, and Azumi explaining Dagashi, which they said translates to candy that is "cheap, lasts a long time, and filling."
Shoko and Keisuke explaining origami:
Here Daisuke, Eisuke, Shunsuke, and Rina explaining Sumi-e, Japanese-style painting.
A group making origami:
Eisuke's sister, Saori Doi, is an artist and generously gifted one of her paintings to DSU. Here is Eisuke and Dr. Ben Jones with the painting, and here is another piece by Saori:
Tadashi and Fumiaki selling their Japanese wares:
Our wishing tree. You write a wish on a slip of paper and tie it to the bamboo. This is called Tanabata:
Rina and Daisuke showing us how to do Sumi-e:
Everyone had a wonderful time! Thank you, Tamagawa students -- you did an EXCELLENT job!