Amezaiku (Japanese Candy) Demonstration

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Japan Information Center
Japan Information Center
chicago, Illinois
United States

The Japanese American Service Committee, the Japan America Society of Chicago, and the Japan Information Center presents:
(Japanese Candy) Demonstration


Wednesday, August 11, 2010
6:00-6:30pm Registration
6:30-7:00pm Demonstration
7:00-7:30pm Q&A
Japan Information Center
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611
Entrance on Chicago Avenue
Validated Parking available for $7 (entrance on Chicago Ave.)


Thursday, August 12, 2010
10:00-10:30am Registration
10:30-11:00am Demonstration
11:00-11:30am Q&A
Japanese American Service Committee
4427 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
Street parking available


Free Admission, Pre-registration required!

Reservations: Email or call (312)263-3049.
Reservations based on a first-come first-serve basis.


Amezaiku is Japanese candy craft artistry in which sugar syrup is boiled at an intense temperature and stretched and pulled by hand to create various shapes such as animals and insects. Amezaiku artisans use only a small amount of candy on the end of a reed stem, and shape it by blowing in air, similar to glass blowing.
Masaji Terasawa will dazzle us with his wonderful Japanese candy creations. Using just scissors and tweezers, Mr. Terasawa molds candy into amazing life-like creatures. Experience a traditional Japanese street show fit for all ages. You won't want to miss this amazing one-man show!
Masaji Terasawa is a Japanese traditional performer, who has performed over the past 14 years at Walt Disney World. In addition, Mr. Terasawa has traveled around the world, including over 3,000 school performances in the U.S.


Special thanks to our co-sponsor: JASC Tampopo-kai

This event is made possible by funding from the:
JCCC-Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Chicago

Special thanks to our 80th Anniversary Sponsors:



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