A Chinese Village Fair
Celebrating the Year of the Horse
Sunday, March 2, 2014
11 am - 3 pm
$6 seniors 65+ and students ages 5 - 17
Children under 4 - no admission fee
Please park in downtown Saratoga and board the Hakone shuttle at 6th and Big Basin
Double-Lion Dance by the Far East Dragon and Lion Dance Association
Chinese Musical Performances
Chinese Food Booths
Year of the Horse Art Exhibit
Hakone's Student Art Contest Winning Entries
Children's Activities and more!
HAKONE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES YEAR OF THE HORSESTUDENT ART CONTEST
21000 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070 Mailing Address: P. O. Box 2324, Saratoga, CA 95070 Phone: 408.741.4994
In celebration of the lunar Year of the Horse, Hakone Foundation is presenting an art contest for the area’s high school students. We wish to encourage young artists to use their imagination and creativity to create works of art using the horse as a theme.Open to high school students of Saratoga High School, Prospect High School, Homestead High School and Monte Vista High School.
Criteria:Works of art depicting the horse or horses.Medium can be painting, sculpture or collage.Works must be transportable to be exhibited at Hakone Estate and Gardens.
First Prize: $300, plus a carved Chinese seal and a year’s membership to Hakone
Second Prize: $200, plus a Chinese Seal and a year’s membership to Hakone
Third Prize: $100, plus a Chinese Seal and a year’s membership to Hakone
Awards will be presented at Hakone’s Chinese Village Fair, Sunday, March 2, 2014
The winners’ works will be on display at Hakone for a month.The panel of Judges will include local artists Rick Waltonsmith and Paul Sakamoto alongwith Jan Rindfleisch, Director Emeritus of the Euphrat Art Gallery at De Anza College.
This contest requires a notification of art submission by Feb. 28.
Contest Committee Chair, Bev Harada at (408) 314-2864, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include the application form (click here for form
Year of the Horse Exhibition
Cultural Exchange Center
Opening February 8, 2014
Hakone proudly presents an exhibit celebrating the horse in Asian art. The horse has occupied a revered
and respected place in Chinese culture and was essential to the development of China's civilization.
The horse was also a central part of Japanese life. Featured in this exhibit are original works of art
depicting the horse, as well as reproductions and replicas of classical pieces, generously loaned by private collectors.
Saratoga Sister City Open House
Saratoga Prospect Center
March 29, 2014
1 - 4 pm
The community is invited to this reception to learn about Saratoga Sister City
and its stewardship of Saratoga's sister city of Muko-Shi, Kyoto, Japan.
Enjoy refreshments and Japanese crafts and activities.
Hakone Matsuri (Spring Festival)
Sunday, May 18, 2014
11 - 4 pm
Event announcements can also be found on the Hakone Facebook page.