Fold Paper at the Origami Palooza

When: August 25, 2019, 12PM-5PM

Where: Japan Center East Mall, 22 Peace Plaza, Japantown, San Francisco


At the 2019 Origami-Palooza & The Great Paper Airplane Contest, learn the art of origami, enter origami contests and participate in a paper airplane contest.

Here is what we have in store for 2019:

  • LEARN – For example, learn the art of origami from experts to create amazing things with paper. For instance, we have more than a dozen origami teachers and activities for folders of all levels.
  • MAKE A WISH, FOLD A CRANE – Additionally, join members of Rainbow World Fund as they gather wishes and cranes for the World Tree of Hope. Additionally, make a wish for peace.
  • FOLD WITH A MASTER – After wishing for world peace, Join Jeremy Shafer, entertainer and author of “Origami to Astonish and Amuse.” In a fun, classroom style, learn some new origami skills.
  • PAPER AIRPLANE CHALLENGE on the Japantown Peace Plaza – In addition, have “The Paper Airplane Guy” and world record holder for paper airplane distance, John Collins, mentor you on how to make a “world-class” paper airplane.
  • ORIGAMI CHALLENGE – During the event, enter in one of two categories (1) SINGLE SHEET (folded from a single uncut sheet) or (2) MULTIPLE SHEETS (3-D, Modular or any multiple sheet origami).

All Activities will happen at the East Japan Center Mall, 1737 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94115 between 12PM-5PM.

All activities are free and sponsored by the East and West Japan Center Malls.

Be sure to check out Japan Center Malls other events for 2019.

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