Japanese Holiday Traditions through Movies and Crafts *In-Person* *NEW*

The holiday season, especially from New Year’s Eve (Omisoka) to New Year (Oshogatsu), is the most important period of the year for Japanese people and is rich in tradition. In this class, we will look through these unique customs and get in the holiday mood through watching Japanese movies, reading a little drama together and learning the art of Japanese Fabric Wrapping using traditional Furoshiki cloth, and some basic Furoshiki wrapping techniques for your holiday gifts! This class is for students who have completed Beginner Level 2 class or equivalent/higher, who have learned hiragana,katakana, and have some knowledge of basic conjugations of verbs (masu-form etc.). Instructor: Tomoko Takagi



Start Date

December 3, 2022









Saturday, 2-4pm. Dec. 3

This class will meet in-person at CCAE with a limited student capacity. Please note that COVID-19 proof of vaccination is required. Please view our In-Person Class Guidelines prior to enrolling.

Instructors: Tomoko Takagi


Tomoko Takagi

Tomoko Takagi was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She has a degree in Linguistics from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University focused on second language acquisition. She has worked in Intellectual Property field more than 15 years in US and Japanese law firms with considerable international business experiences. She teaches Japanese classes for business settings in companies and organizations, as well as for high school/college/graduate students, and also provides translation services for various business needs. Her other interests include traveling, reading, listening to music and watching competitive figure skating.