2018 Mochitsuki Portland

28 Dec 2018 Mochitsuki Portland

Celebrating its 22nd year, the 2018 Mochitsuki Portland rings in the New Year with a fun-filled annual tradition perfect for all ages. Running January 28, 2018 at the Portland State University, Mochitsuki celebrates the Japanese tradition of mochi pounding, a Japanese New Year’s tradition which brings together the community and continues cultural traditions.

This year’s Mochitsuki Portland features a diverse range of activities including mochi pounding, performances, authentic food vendors, kimono dressing area and many hands-on cultural experiences for all ages. Special guests this year include singer/ songwriter, Joe Kye and violinist Tomoki Marten with musical guests by Portland Taiko, Utsuki-Kai, Takohachi Taiko, Oregon Koto Kai, Dance Leo and the Sahomi Tachibana Dance Group. Learn more >


Mochitsuki Portland
January 28, 2018    11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Portland State University
Smith Memorial Student Union (SMSU)
1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201