“Kizuna: Stitching Hope” Hosted by JSA, AJI, JCafe, and the Japanese Department at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities on March 13th, 2015

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“Kizuna: Stitching Hope” Hosted by JSA, AJI, JCafe, and the Japanese Department at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities on March 13th, 2015

Especially in times of tragedy and recovery, “Kizuna” or “Bonds” between people can bring great power, resilience, and hope. Hosted by the student groups Japan Student Association (JSA), Asobou Japanese Immersion Club (AJI), and (J-Cafe Minnesota (JCafe), as well as by the Japanese Department at the University of Minnesota, “Kizuna: Stitching Hope” hopes to raise awareness for the post-recovery efforts for areas of Japan that were affected by the earthquake and the subsequent tsunami disaster on March 11th, 2011.

Come experience the warmth and hope of “Kizuna” first-hand through one of the post-recovery success stories: The Sashiko Project.

This event will include:

  • FREE Admission
  • FREE Japanese food.
  • Sashiko Button Making Workshop
  • Silk Screening T-shirt Making
  • Various performances
  • Other fun and exciting activities — with prizes.

 

The event is open to the general public, and we hope to see you there!

When: Friday, March 13th, 2015;

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Great Hall – Coffman Memorial Union 

300 Washington Ave. S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455