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Celebrate Children’s Day in Japan!

Celebrate Children’s Day in Japan!

Gatineau, Quebec, April 26, 2007 — On Friday, May 4, bring your preschoolers to the Canadian Children’s Museum (CCM) for a special Japanese celebration! Kids aged five and under, and accompanying adults are invited to join us for Kodomo no hi, which means Children’s Day in Japanese. You’ll enjoy taking part in traditional Japanese children’s activities, such as making a carp kite or a kimono doll.

Kodomo no hi is a Japanese national holiday celebrated every May 5 to honour children. The Canadian Children’s Museum, located within the Canadian Museum of Civilization, celebrates children year-round with activities like this one, as part of the CCM’s Just for You and Your Preschooler series.

Just for You and Your Preschooler: Japanese Children’s Day
Friday, May 4
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (bilingual)
Ages 5 and under
Canadian Children’s Museum
Free with Museum admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187


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