WHAT: Pro Kendama players from around the world will compete head-to-head at the 2015 Minnesota Kendama Open at Mall of America on Sunday, November 15 in the Rotunda. On Sunday, contestants from around the world will be vying for the title of Minnesota Kendama Open Champion. Players can compete in Beginner, Intermediate or Open brackets.Originating in Japan approximately 150 years ago, Kendama is a wooden skill toy that consists of three separate pieces of wood and is assembled into the final product with friction and a string. Sweets Kendama, is a custom Kendama company based out of Bloomington, MN that hand-paints, assembles and packages every Sweets Kendama. They are constantly developing new designs and methods of production and attempting to create and learn new Kendama tricks every day. For more information on the 2015 Minnesota Kendama Open, click here.
VISUALS: International Pro and local Kendama Players competing head-to-head for the title of Minnesota Kendama Open Champion
WHEN: Sunday, November 15, 2015
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: Mall of America – Rotunda
About Mall of America®
Mall of America (MOA) is the largest retail and entertainment complex in North America. At 5.6 million square feet, MOA is home to more than 520 world-class shops; Nickelodeon Universe, the nation’s largest indoor family theme park; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, a 1.3 million gallon walk-through aquarium; Hard Rock Café; Moose Mountain Adventure Golf; Theatres at Mall of America, a 14-screen movie theater with digital projection including 4K, digital sound and 3D capabilities; Radisson Blu Mall of America, a 500-room hotel connected by skyway to Mall of America. The Mall opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Mall is currently undergoing a $325 million expansion project on all three levels on the north side. The expansion will include a 342-room JW Marriott hotel, office tower, high-end retailers, new dining options, a tourist welcome center and large event space. Follow Mall of America on Facebook and Twitter or visit our blog.
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