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Japan Day Festival

Japan Day Festival

June 30, 2019

Start the summer by celebrating the Japanese cultural heritage of Japantown at our annual Japan Day Festival! Experience an afternoon of a variety of Japanese cultural arts and music from drums, harp, dance, poetry, to calligraphy, origami, and Japanese dolls. On our Japan Day Festival outdoor Peace Plaza stage, enjoy our program of Japanese cultural music – drums (Taiko), and dance (Odori). Enjoy this GenRyu Arts production with Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area. FREE

About GenRyu Arts

GenRyu Arts is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit organization and is supported in part by the San Francisco Arts Commission, The Zellerbach Family Fund, William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, Grants For The Arts/SF Hotel Tax Fund, the California Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Schedule as of June 9, 2019 (Subject to Change)

 


Japan Day Schedule

OUTDOOR PEACE PLAZA STAGE

 

Time

Performance

12:00PM -12:15 PM

Asian Improv Midwest & Genryu Arts

12:15PM -12:30 PM        

Soke Fujima Ryu Fujima Kansuma Dance Ensemble of Los Angeles

12:35 PM – 1:05 PM

Suio Ryu Lai Kenpo group and Gen Ensemble

1:10 PM – 1:40 PM        

Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo- Hawaii

1:45 PM – 2:20 PM

Gen Taiko

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Soke Fujima Ryu Fujima Kansuma Dance Ensemble of Los Angeles

2:50 PM – 3:20 PM        

Tsukasa Taiko

3:50 PM – 4:30 PM

Gintenkai National Project

INDOOR EAST MALL STAGE

Time

Performance

12:00PM -12:15 PM

Washi Ningyo with Rochelle Lum

12:15PM -12:30 PM        

Soke Fujima Ryu Fujima Kansuma Dance Ensemble of Los Angeles

12:15 PM -1:15 PM

SF Koto Group Hanaikada

1:15 PM – 1:35 PM

Origami- PaperTree Linda Mihara

1:40 PM – 2:00 PM

Shodo Demonstration – Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM

Mataro Doll Demonstration – SF/East Bay Mataro Miyabikai with Merry Nishimura

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM        

Washi Ningyo with Rochelle Lum

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Sanjuro Toyoaki Shamisen

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Tamagusuku Ryu Senju Kai Frances Nakachi Ryubu Dojo- Hawaii

 

When: 12PM-5PM
Where: Japantown Peace Plaza, Japan Center Mall
Cost: FREE