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Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
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Friday: 10am-9pm

Kamishibai Storytelling - Let’s Welcome Winter!

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 12:15pm
Most Wednesdays and Saturdays at 12:15.
Ages: 
3-5, 6 and up, All Ages
Location: 
Outside the Japanese House

This winter, stay cozy and warm while listening to Kamishibai-Japanese storytelling!

  • December 7 & December 28 - Buying Mittens/Hats for Jizo

 

Kamishibai is a traditional method of storytelling in Japan using a set of story picture cards in a small wooden stage. In olden days before the era of televisions, Kamishibai was very popular entertainment for children, and storytellers, also candy sellers, came on bicycles to perform on the streets. Although these street performers are no longer to be found, Kamishibai is still a popular and appreciated form of storytelling and oral tradition in Japan today.

Liz reading kamishibai

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