Hi Laura,

According to NOA's website, each number  "1" is regarded as one side of
square, therefore Nov. 11th (11th day of 11th month) is the Origami Day in
Japan.  Nov. 11th is also the World Peace Memorial Day (when the World War
I Treaty of 1918 was signed), which aligns with the peaceful practice of


It's also the Pocky Day in Japan (each "1" regarded as a Pocky stick).


On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 7:13 PM Laura R <lauraroz...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I know Oct. 24th is Lillian Oppenheimer’s birthday, which marks the
> beginning of a period known as World Origami Days, until 11/11.
> But does anyone know why November 11th was the day chosen in Japan to be
> the World Origami Day?
> Laura Rozenberg

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