Japan Center Malls Events

2019 Origami-Palooza & The Great Paper Airplane Contest

August 25, 2019

Event sponsored by the East and West Japan Center Malls, produced by the Paper Tree.

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 11am-4pm.

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

Be sure to check out our other events for 2019.

When: 11AM-4PM
Where: Japantown Peace Plaza & Japan Center East Mall
Cost: FREE