Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow SingersMusic Performance
Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers perform at various dinner shows and concerts throughout the year. We have also been performing at 54 charity concerts for “The Fountain of Angels” for the last 22 years to support conquering pediatric cancer. This will be our 21th consecutive time to participate in the Honolulu Festival. We believe that we can reach everyone’s heart through music. We continue to take part in promoting US-Japan friendship and cultural exchange.
Nagauta Shamisen (Kabuki background music)Music Performance
The ten of us from Nagoya Mainichi Cultural Center’s Nagauta Classroom will perform traditional Japanese music-Nagauta shamisen. Our musical performance will include “Furusato”,”Kasan no Uta” and parts of “Echigojishi” and “Musumedojoji”. You will also be able to participate in the shamisen experience.
International Friendship Artist AssociationMusic Performance
We will be performing a special show brought to you by Mr. Kajiki, known for spreading the talent of international artists and cultural exchange. He has successfully completed his second splendid performance, KAJIKI’S ARTIST SHOW, at New York’s Carnegie Hall this year. MACOTO, exclusive IFA MUSIC singer, will also be performing.
Tsugarushamisen “SHIHOUKAI” Kokusai KoryuMusic Performance
We look forward to participating in the Honolulu Festival where its mission is to promote Japan-US Cultural Exchange. We are more than happy if we are able to express the essence of Japanese traditional culture through our Tsugarushamisen performance. We perform “Kyokudan” and folk songs.