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!
Mahealani UchiyamaTraditional Performance
Mahealani Uchiyama was raised within the discipline of the classical hula tradition. She is a dancer, musician, composer, kumuhula (instructor of hula and oli).
Kamehameha High School, Maui Campus Japanese I Students, Winners of the 5th Annual Maui Mikoshi Design Contest (Maui)Traditional Performance
Kamehameha High School, Maui Campus’ Japanese I students, winners of the 5th Annual Maui Mikoshi Design Contest for the second straight year, will march with their winning mikoshi. Japanese Language teachers Mr. Kealii Mossman and Mr. Jared Mateaki along with thirty students have incorporated the theme “Pacific Harmony-Experience the Wonder” into their portable float design. Please look forward to share in their joyous celebration.
Chum Sa RangTraditional Performance
Members of this group hope to promote the spirit of the traditional Korean arts and to perpetuate it through future generations.
Hirosaki Neputa Manji KaiTraditional Performance
Established in 2010, we have been conducting performances such as Hirosaki Neputa operation and festival music in Tsugaru native district at events in and outside the prefecture including Hirosaki City. The Honolulu Festival is our representative overseas activities, we have received the Best Service Award from the Honolulu Festival Foundation and have been highly evaluated locally.
HONOLULU DAIJAYAMATraditional Performance
Daijayama was born in the Edo era and has been through the turbulence of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa eras. During the Heisei era, we have been focusing on safe operation through bonds with local staff. During the Reiwa era we will continue to deepen our efforts.