smsakuraiconJoin us January 23, 2016
in the Olympia Center


10:30 – Calligraphy Performance, Chiyo Sanada
11:00 – River Ridge Taiko
11:30 – Mochi-Pounding
12:00 Noon – Special Presentation:
35th Anniversary of Olympia-Kato
Sister City Relationship
12:30 – Yelm P.O.P.S. Choir
12:55 – First Raffle Drawing
1:00 – OKK Taiko Drumming Troupe
1:30 – Mochi-Pounding
2:00 – Kabuki Dance Academy
2:30 – Saint Martin’s University
Soran Bushi Dance Troupe
2:45 – Olympia Aikido
3:15 – Final Raffle Drawing

smsakuraiconBrought to you by the Olympia-Kato Sister City Association

The Olympia Kato Sister City Association (OKSCA) was incorporated as a non-profit in 1981 after a sister city relationship had been agreed upon by the Olympia and Kato (historically Yashiro) town councils. Find out more. 

smsakuraiconJoin the Fun!

If you have interest in becoming a sponsor for the 2016 event, or want to perform, volunteer or show artwork, contact us.



Artist Jane Dillon Wingfield sketches event

Local artist Jane Dillon Wingfield attended the 2013 Oshogatsu festival and made these fabulous sketches of the event.

Check out her blog at to read about her experince at the event and to see more of her wonderful sketches of various events around the region.

All images copyright Jane Wingfield 2013.