Hawai’i Taiwanese associationTraditional Performance
Taichung Sheng-Wu-Zhou Puppet Troupe was established in Taiwan in 1965 by Mr.Wang, Jin-Chih has been in the business for 50 years, which has won the award of Taichung City’s excellent performance team nine times in a row. Mr.Wang, Ying-Chun, the second-generation owner of the Taichung Sheng Wu Zhou puppet troupe, who makes innovation of arts based on the traditional, have been honored with the national grand prize in 2007 starring contest, which created unlimited possibilities for the puppet shows. Now he also teaches in the university (National Taichung University of Education), and there have been thousands of students who have benefited from his teaching. He is the rising star of the puppet performers.
Shodo GirlsTraditional Performance
We are calligraphy girls hosted by a Japanese culture experience event called “Shodo Cafe” from Shin-Okubo, Tokyo.
Tobaya Riseki, Kineya Miori ShamisenTraditional Performance
Tobaya riseki’s both grandfather and father are living national treasures of Kabuki Nagauta. He has been active in a wide range of activities from overseas performances to popularization activities.
Imamsuat: Sugpiaq Dancers of AnchorageTraditional Performance
Imamsuat, based in Anchorage, is an Alaska Native dance group performing and teaching traditional and modern Sugpiaq music. Imamsuat means “People of the Sea” in the Sugpiaq language. The Sugpiaq people are the indigenous inhabitants the North Pacific Islands of Kodiak and Afognak, the Alaska and Kenai Peninsulas, and Prince William Sound.
Inaho Otona MikoshiTraditional Performance
Hawaii Mikoshi was formed in 2005 when Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii received a new O’Mikoshi built & design by Hohjudoh of Ishibashi, Tochigi, Japan. This O’Mikoshi is known as the “HAWAII IZUMO TAISHA MIKOSHI”. Its members are made up of individuals from HAwaii, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Yokohama, Sapporo, Asahikawa, and Kitami, Japan. We welcome anyone who is a Mikoshi Enthusiasts to join us.
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.
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!
atelier skyTraditional Performance
Atelier Sky is a Japanese drum school in Chikugo City, Fukuoka Prefecture. We teach such as Japanese drum classes, Japanese drum groups, and educational institutions and the number of students currently exceeds 1,000. We will convey the wonderfulness of traditional Japanese drums from Fukuoka Prefecture to the world.
Hyuga Hiyotoko Odori Nobosemon AsahikaiTraditional Performance
With the aim of supporting the creation of a safe town proposed by the police and ward offices, we contribute to revitalizing the community by giving “laughs and excitement” through dance. We won the “Hyotoko Grand Prize” in Japan at the 34th Summer Festival held in Hyuga City.