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Moon Viewing
Seattle Japanese Garden
Seattle, WA
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Event

Moon Viewing
Seattle Japanese Garden
Presents an Evening of

MOONVIEWING
(tsukimi no kai)

Saturday, Aug 13th, 2011
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
(Gate will open at 6:00 pm)

Experience the Seattle Japanese Garden after-hours at Moon Viewing. In Japan, o-tsukimi or moon viewing festivals welcome the arrival of the full harvest moon. Celebrate Moon Viewing at the Seattle Japanese Garden with cultural activities and performances by local artists. During Moon Viewing, the garden is magically lit with lanterns, luminaries and floating boats.

Performances will include multi-lingual choral music by Sound Singers Japanese Choir; classical and contemporary Japanese music by Marcia Takemura, Chigusa Kitai and James Jennings and Danse D'Etre Joi (Dance of Being Joy)a light summer dance about chance meetings and romance with choreography by Helen Thorsen, and dancing by Sheri Brown Mary Cutrera, Will Fredo, Lin Lucas, Cara Ross-Berman, Alan Sutherland, Helen Thorsen.

Haiku Northwest will read haiku inspired by the beauty of the moon. Come prepared with a haiku of your own, and enter our Moon Viewing poetry contest! Winning poems will be read during the event.

View the full moon (weather permitting) through telescopes provided by the Seattle Astronomical Society.

Seattle Tankokai will present a Tsukimi Chakai (Moon Viewing Tea) at 6 & 7 p.m. in the Shoseian Teahouse. Tickets for the Tsukimi Chakai are $10 (plus $15 event admission) by advance reservation on Brown Paper Tickets.

Location

Seattle Japanese Garden
1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E
Seattle, WA 98112
United States


Categories

Music > Festivals
Arts

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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