Mochitsuki – Rice cake making festival

Traditionally we, Japanese people have rice cake making event during new year time. Sometime at schools, sometime at  neighborhood association, we have this event.  The rice cake  is called “Mochi”, and rice cake making event is called “Mochitsuki” in Japanese.  We, especially all the children like “Mochitsuki” festival very much, but this has another aspect as a …