Akan Ainu Culture Preservation SocietyTraditional Performance
Irankarapte! We will show traditional dance of the indigenous people of Hokkaido Japan. We will hold a workshop where you can experience Ainu culture at the booth!
808 Martial ArtsTraditional Performance
808 Martial Arts was founded in 2014 and is a martial arts team that consists of friends who share a common passion for spreading Chinese culture through martial arts. Members of 808 Martial Arts have been fortunate to earn various awards in competitions both nationally and internationally. They train in various styles which include: wushu, jeet kune do, and monkey martial arts.
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!!
Hawaii ShibashukaiTraditional Performance
Hawaii Shibashukai performed Japanese traditional Shamisen with Ko’ula and Hauta songs for the last 10 years at the Honolulu Festival. Performances will include Ise-Ondo, Gion-Ko’ula and Miyagawa-Ondo is with Japanese traditional dances.
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!
Akita Kanto FestivalTraditional Performance
“Kanto” (Lanterns borne by a bamboo pole) Festival Pole festival was started as a folk event to protect people from sickness and evil. Neburi-Nagashi Festival was the event to pray for the rich harvest and the success for arts and crafts, and together with the Tanabata festival, which was held on the next day, respectively, July 7, these festivals were welcome the following Obon festival, held on July 15 (the lunar calendar).
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.
Hawaii Kokuseiryu ShiginkaiTraditional Performance
Kokuseiryu Shigin-kai(Group) is a Shigin (poetry) group which was founded at Manzanar American concentration camp 75 years ago. This year, the 60th anniversary commemoration event will be held in Hawaii in September. 200 poets will gather from Japan, Brazil, Canada and the mainland of the United States. Shingin is a traditional Japanese arts and is to recite traditional Chinese poetries and traditional Japanese poetries with unique tune.
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!
KagaMorita-ryu NankintamasudareTraditional Performance
We are an organization that is based in Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan. We will perform traditional Nankintamasudare with a modern touch and dance with incredibly light steps. Please enjoy a momentary skill to liken Nankintamasudare to unexpected forms.