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Cultural Event

Knoxville, TN

Japanese New Year Celebration 2022


Time & Location

January 9, 2022
East Tennessee Historical Society (Knoxville, TN)



Join the Japanese New Year festivities at the East Tennessee Historical Society on January 9, 2022. It will be a day filled with games and activities celebrated by many Japanese during the New Year.  

Enjoy hanetsuki, origami craft, calligraphy, kendama, mochi-tsuki, sake tasting and more! (The events from 1PM & 3PM requires reservation)  

Ms. Masayo Ishigure and her group of musicians will be coming in from New York for a special live performance showcasing traditional Japanese instruments. Her musical performance can be viewed via Zoom for those who are unable to attend in person.  

Register here .

Visit the Knox Asian Festival’s Website for more information.


This event is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts & Culture.


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