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Kids can create kimonos and katakana!



Kids can create kimonos and katakana!

Gatineau, Quebec, April 27, 2007 — The Canadian Children’s Museum is toasting Japan, and we want you to join in the fun! Visit us on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, to celebrate Kodomo no hi, or Children’s Day in Japanese. You can make your own uniquely designed kimono robe and learn to write your name in beautiful katakana script!

Kodomo no hi is a Japanese national holiday that’s marked every year on May 5, the fifth day of the fifth month, to show respect for children and to celebrate their happiness.

So come and celebrate your happiness on Japan’s Children’s Day by visiting the Children’s Museum, located inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization!

Japanese Children’s Day
Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, 2007
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (bilingual)
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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