Japanese Folk Kite Program

MOIFA will be bringing Masaaki Modegi from the Kite Museum of Japan and a Japanese folk kite maker from japan to conduct public programming in Santa Fe in conjunction with Tako Kichi:  Kite Crazy in Japan.   During the week of March 17, the kite maker will demonstrate kite making to school groups and the general public.  On Saturday, Mr. Modegi and the kite maker will participate in Santa Fe JIN’s Matsuri.  On Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1 pm, Mr. Modegi will give a public lecture on Japanese folk kites.  This will be followed by a drop-in hands-on kite making workshop for ages 3 – 13 and a smaller kite making workshop for adults.