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August 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm| Free
Learn from origami experts to create amazing things with paper. More than a dozen teachers and activities for folders of all levels. The event will take place in the East Japan Center Malls, the Paper Airplane contest will be held in Japantown Peace Plaza
MAKE A WISH, FOLD A CRANE. Join members of Rainbow World Fund as they gather wishes and cranes for the World Tree of Hope. Named one of the most ‘Beautiful Trees in the World’ by American Express Travel, this famous tree appears during the holidays in San Francisco’s City Hall.
ORIGAMI IN COMMERCIALS. Origami pro Linda Mihara takes you behind the scenes of some amazing commercials featuring Origami.
Origami Challenge @ 4:00 PM
- Bring your best work and enter our Origami Challenge. All ages welcome.
- Special Masters Division for High Complex Entries. Over $1,000 in ribbons and prizes! Register your model by 3:30.
Fold with a Master (Schedule to be announced)
Join Robert Lang, origami extraordinaire and an American physicist who is also one of the foremost origami artists and theorists in the world. He is known for his complex and elegant designs, most notably of insects and animals.
Paper Airplane Challenge @ 3:00 PM
Fold an awesome paper airplane with The Paper Airplane Guy John Collins- the world record holder for paper airplane distance! Fine tune your airplane as he shares his secrets for amazing airplanes. Then get ready for the Paper Airplane contest!