Celebrate at the Japan Day Festival
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Celebrate the cultural heritage of SF Japantown with a special performances from Japanese artists from Chicago, San Francisco, and Bay Area. See demonstrations and performances of taiko, japanese classical & folk dance, japanese dolls, Okiya style shamisen music, and more. In partnership with GenRyu Arts.
FREE Live Performances and Demonstrations:
Kokuseiryu Shigin * Shubukai of Chicago dance troupe * Grandmaster/ Founder Shunojo Fujima and Grandmaster Yoshinojo Fujima * Tsukasa Taiko of Chicago
Gen Ensemble, Gen Taiko School, and Satellite Program Clarendon JBBP Taiko * Shubukai of Chicago dance troupe * Gintenkai National Project * Sakura Ren
Sanjuro Toyoaki and Master Artist Chizuru Kineya Shamisen * Gen Odori SchoolOrigami demonstration - Paper Tree * Japanese Doll Demonstration -SF * East Mataro Miyabikai Merry Nishimura * SF Koto Group Hanaikada
Shodo Demonstration - Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei * Nisei Week Ondo demonstration * SF East Bay Mataro Miyabikai Demonstration - Merry Nishimura * Shodo Workshop - Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei
*Workshops offered throughout the week of June 21st-26th for more info. www.genryuarts.org