Honolulu Daijayama Booster GroupTraditional Performance
For the 25th anniversary of the Honolulu Festival, Orochiyama has molted out! Thanks to the cooperative ties between colleagues in Honolulu and craftsmen who serve God in Japan, we were able to reproduce the whole thing. Sharp eye and fang excavating plague. Large ears and large horns symbolizing almighty. A treasure sword at its tail is an embodiment of Kusanagi sword. GIANT SNAKE MOUNTAIN who has divinely molted enters the Kalakaua avenue along with a goddess dancing party and fiery flame!!
JAPAN NANKIN TAMASUDARE ASSOCIATIONTraditional Performance
We perform both nationally and internationally in order to showcase Nankin Tamasudare, a traditional Japanese street performance, to people around the world. We hold the Guinness record of “the largest parade of people performing Nankin Tamasudare,” which we challenged in May 2013. We look forward to seeing all of you at the Honolulu Festival!
Hirosaki neputa manji kaiTraditional Performance
“Neputa” has been designated as a significant and intangible folk cultural asset in January 1980. At present, gorgeous and splendid “Oogi (fan) Neputa” along with “Kumi (group) Neputa” with an orchestra of Neputa such as flavorful flute and Taiko (Japanese drums) are operated by the citizens of Hirosaki.
Kasuri School Kimono Dressing & MannersTraditional Performance
The tradition of kimono and yukata has been passed on in Japan from ancient times. They are very popular at summer matsuri (festivals). Kimono made of 100% cotton are quite comfortable after a bath and relaxing to wear during the summer.
SAITAMA RYUJIN MATSURI KAITraditional Performance
The Saitama Ryujin Festival Association aims for the development of the local society through “Ryujin” the symbol of Saitama City. It is the god of the dragon “Ryujin” who rises to the sky to give us water and hope. Everyone, “Ryujin, Ryujin”, please cheer us up!