25th Annual Honolulu Festival March 8-10, 2019
Genre : Traditional Performance
Join Year : 2015(21st)
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Honolulu Daijayama Booster Group

Traditional Performance

Four basic elements of Honolulu Daijayama are: making a float, fireworks, chants and dancers. Toward the 25th anniversary of Honolulu Daijayama, we are renovating Daijayama with our friends and volunteers in Honolulu. This year, we will carry Daijayama with brand-new fireworks and chants!

2015 Hawaii

Hawaii Shibashukai

Traditional Performance

Hawaii Shibashu Kai was founded in 2010 by Kasuga Toyoshibashu, Shamisen instructor from Japan and performed Shamisen, Kouta and Hauata as a volunteer group at various places including Kuakini Hospital, Hawaii Senior Life Enrichment Association’s vents and Honolulu Festival. Hawaii Shibashuukai has currently about 20 members and welcome any newcomers who want to learn Shamisen.

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Akita Kanto Festival

Traditional Performance

Along with the festival music, “Kanto” (Lanterns borne by a bamboo pole) with the weight of 50kg will be controlled by the thrilling acrobats freely with their forehead, shoulders and lower back. Kanto has been said to be the greatest entertainment for more than 260 years. Please come closer and watch this great Kanto show.

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Hirosaki Neputa Manji Kai

Traditional Performance

“Neputa” has been designated as a significant and intangible folk cultural asset in 1980. At present, gorgeous and splendid “Oogi (fan) Neputa” along with “Kumi (group) Neputa” with orchestra of Neputa such as flavorful flute and Taiko (Japanese drums) are operated by the citizens of Hirosaki.

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Kagoshima Ohara Matsuri Odoriren

Traditional Performance

The biggest festival of south Kyushu “OHARA-MATSURI” has been held, on 2nd and 3rd November every year, in Kagoshima city. “OHARA-BUSHI” originated from our living town called “HARARA”, which transmitted from generation to generation since Edo-period. Please enjoy our traditional dance.

Uzunokai Tokushima


Traditional Performance

We are the group of Zomeki Shamisen (Japanese stringed instruments) for Awaodori, one of the three largest Bon Festivals in Japan. Our objective is to develop the performance skills and attract more people to play Shamisen.

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Kitsuke Maemusubi Sachiko

Traditional Performance

We are the Kimono dressing group. Kimono is a kind of Japanese traditional dress. We are planning to show to to tie Obi (belt) and dance Hanabi Ondo at the parade.

Gujo odori Gifu

Gujo Odori Hozonkai

Traditional Performance

Gujo Odori (An Important Intangible Cultural Asset) is a dance that has been passed on for over 400 years in Gujo Hachiman of Gifu prefecture. The most famous dance is called “Tetsuya (all night) Odori” that takes place in the Obon Festival (8/13-16). Tens of thousands of people dance together all night.

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MCL Morioka College League

Traditional Performance

We are students of MCL in Morioka of Iwate prefecture, where the World heritage site of “Hiraizumi” is located. We will perform Sansa Taiko, recorded in Guinness book by synchronizing Taiko playing. Please enjoy our Taiko, flute and dance performances.

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Traditional Performance

We are “Hanagasa Odori” dance group consisted of 100 people from Sakura area of Chiba Prefecture. Our objective is to join the “Yamagata Hanagasa Festival” every year. We will be performing “Hanagasa Odori” in the Honolulu Festival to celebrate and commemorate our 40th anniversary.