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Japanese Paper-cutting Art “Kami-Kiri” Performance

October 16, 2017 at 6:30 PM

Hayashiya presents cutting

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KamiKiri” is the freehand cutting of silhouettes from paper, using skills developed in Japan over 300 years ago. Mr. Hayashiya has more than 50 years of experience and has traveled to many countries, surprising people of all ages with his kami-kiri designs and lively wit. You will be amazed to watch his speeding scissors creating beautiful portraits and audience requests in the blink of an eye.

Free admission, no reservation required.

This event is co-sponsored by the School of Linguistics and Language Studies and the Embassy of Japan.