Tag: Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC)

Traditional Taiko Drumming, Mochi-Making Highlight Bainbridge Japanese Festival

MOCHITSUKI POSTER 2023 w trims.Rain, wind and blustery weather couldn’t keep islanders and visitors from attending this past weekend’s Mochi Tsuki – the Japanese New Year’s festival – at Woodward Middle School.

“It’s exciting to have this back after so many years,” said Clarence

Mochi Tsuki is an Island Japanese Festival Like None Other. Check it out on Saturday

MOCHITSUKI POSTER 2023 w trims.For more than three decades, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) has hosted Mochi Tsuki, a Japanese festival aimed at ringing in the New Year in a traditional way. After a two-year hiatus due to the Pandemic, the …

THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PRIMARY EXHIBIT Our Community: Past to Present

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum - image The Island Wanderer BlogThe Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s dynamic new primary exhibit, Our Community: Past to Present, will open to the public on Friday, May 6, 2022. The Museum plans to celebrate this milestone achievement with a day of celebration and community.

Our Community - Past to Present 2022 Primary Exhibit logoOur

Mochi Tsuki 2020 – Celebrating the New Year

Ring in the New Year with the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community 2020 Mochi Tsuki Celebration

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake, made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, which is pounded into a paste and then molded into …

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