WHO/WHAT: Celebrate the New Year from the comfort of your own home as the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents its New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival as a virtual show. The 70th Cherry Blossom Festival opening ceremony, Shintō New Year’s traditions, cultural performances and food demonstrations will be among the ‘Ohana Festival favorites this year. Check out this first-ever ‘Ohana Festival multi-day virtual showcase, which has been produced by digital media students from Roosevelt High School.

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 8, at 1 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 9, at 1 p.m. You can catch the virtual festival at youtube.com/JapaneseCulturalCenterofHawaii. For more information, go to jcch.com/nyof2022.


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