Kagami Biraki at Tohkon Judo Academy

Chicago Aikido Club (CAC) will once again be participating in Japanese American Service Committee (JASC)‘s and Tohkon Judo Academy‘s annual Kagami Biraki event on Saturday, January 13.

Doors open at 8:00 am with mochitsuki (rice cake-making), followed by the day’s program. Included are a traditional purification ceremony, a taiko (Japanese drum) performance by Kokyo Taiko of Buddhist Temple of Chicago (BTC), an aikido demonstration by CAC, and a judo demonstration by members of Tohkon. Everything concludes with a community potluck luncheon starting around 2:00 pm.

The event is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there.


Happy New Year!


JASC and Tohkon Judo Academy Annual Kagami Biraki

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Japanese American Service Committee (JASC)

4427 North Clark Street, Chicago

8:00 am – 12:00 PM Traditional mochitsuki (rice cake making)

12:00 pm – Tenrikyo Oharai purification ceremony by Rev. Kuni Fumioka

12:40 pm – Kokyo Taiko Japanese drumming performance

1:10 pm – Demonstration by Chicago Aikido Club

1:30 pm – Demonstration by Tohkon Judo Academy

2:00 pm – Potluck fellowship luncheon



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