Past Events Archive

Japan Day Festival

June 17, 2017

Celebrate the Japanese cultural heritage of Japantown! Enjoy the GenRyu Arts production of Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Experience Japanese cultural arts, music and dance. FREE

Below is our current schedule, which is subject to change. We look forward to seeing you in Japantown!

OUTDOOR PEACE PLAZA STAGE:
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM               Tsukasa Taiko of Chicago
1:30 PM – 1:40 PM               Fujima Ryu of Chicago
Grand Masters Shunojo Fujima and Yoshinojo Fujima
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM              Sakura Ren
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM              Gen Origin
2:30 PM – 3:10 PM               Asian Improv Nation
Featuring Francis Wong & Tatsu Aoki
3:15 PM – 3:25 PM                Fujima Ryu of Chicago
Grand Masters Shunojo Fujima and Yoshinojo Fujima
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM               Gintenkai National Project
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM              GenRyu Arts – Gen Taiko School – Gen EnsembleEAST MALL STAGE:
12:45 PM -1:15 PM              San Francisco Koto by Master artist Shoko Hikage
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM              Toyoaki Shamisen
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM              Washi Ningyo – Rochelle Lum
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM              Sakura Ren public participation
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM              SF East Mataro Miyabikai Director Merry Nishimura
demonstration
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM               Sakura Ren public participation
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM               Kokuseiryu Shigin

UNION BANK HOSPITALITY ROOM:
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM              Washi Ningyo – Director Rochelle Lum
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM              SF East Mataro Miyabikai -Director Merry Nishimura
3:30 PM                                  Art of Tea Ceremony
4:30 PM                                  Art of Tea Ceremony

When: 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Where: Japantown Peace Plaza
Cost: FREE