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Traditional Taiko Drumming, Mochi-Making Highlight Bainbridge Japanese Festival

Traditional Taiko Drumming, Mochi-Making Highlight Bainbridge Japanese Festival

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

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

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 …

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