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Community Family Event

CEAPS - East Asian Story Time @ Urbana Free Library

Event Type
Community Service
CEAPS; Urbana Free Library
Urbana Free Library (210 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801)
Nov 19, 2022   2:00 - 2:30 pm  
Kyoko Sawada; Yangyang Liu
Yuchuan Shen
Originating Calendar
CEAPS Events Calendar

Bring your children to East Asian Story Time, and enjoy a Kamishibai.  A popular form of street theater in the 1930s and post-war Japan, Kamishibai (紙芝居) or “paper play” is a set of illustrated boards or cards that tell a story.

"Kon and Pon: Part 2"

A small fox and raccoon-dog (tanuki) meet. However, their families forbid them from becoming friends. How will they act? Are they going to overcome this obstacle? This warm-hearted story of friendship shows us how a raccoon-dog and a fox make friends with each other despite of their differences. This story is split into two parts. Please enjoy part 2 of this showcase of friendship.

一只小狐狸和小狸猫相遇了。但是,他们的家人禁止他们做朋友。他们会怎么做呢?他们能不能跨越这个障碍呢? 这个关于友谊的温暖故事展现了一只小狐狸和小狸猫是怎么跨越困难成为朋友的。这个故事分成了两部分。请前来听听这个故事的下部吧。

Co-sponsored by The Urbana Free Library and the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois. You can attend in-person or by watching a live stream of the program on Zoom.  Register in advance to receive a link to watch the program online.

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