Japanese Kanji

Presented by

Yoko Tanaka

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Kanji are the adopted logographic Chinese characters used in the modern Japanese writing system. Yoko Tanaka, a Japanese interpreter and an employee of The Principal Financial Group will explain how kanji developed, illustrating the process by using words that represent mountain, flower, friendship, love, success, and more. Ms. Tanaka will also guide students to write these words, using rice paper, ink, and brushes.

Workshop Details

Region/Culture

Japan

Subject(s)

Language, Visual Art

Participants

25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Classroom style seating at desks/tables with chairs; room with sink is helpful

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

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