KJ IFA INTERNATIONALDance/Performance
KJ IFA INTERNATIONAL is an international friendship organization mainly composed of flower artists. We participates events in Hawaii, NY, Paris and other countries as a new culture of Japan every year. Enjoy a flower parade and stage show!
Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow SingersMusic Performance
Yasuko Shimizu and Her Fellow Singers perform at various dinner shows and concerts throughout the year. We have also been performing at 54 charity concerts for “The Fountain of Angels” for the last 22 years to support conquering pediatric cancer. This will be our 21th consecutive time to participate in the Honolulu Festival. We believe that we can reach everyone’s heart through music. We continue to take part in promoting US-Japan friendship and cultural exchange.
Sakuragawaryu Edogei KapporeDance/Performance
Kappore is a dance that was usually performed at traditional banquet parties. It became popular in Japan through parade performances. The fun dance is highlighted by performers shouting “Kappore, Kappore” in unison as they kick up their heels.
ETEGAMI OVERSEAS FRIENDSHIP MEETINGCraft/Demonstration
Drawing is a form of expression. Etegami (Drawing-letters) can send messages universally to everyone’s hearts. They can bring back the feeling of caring which people easily forget.
Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula HalauHula
We are the “Komaki Kei ABC Academy Hula Hālau” from Mito city, Ibaraki prefecture. This will be our 17th time to perform at the Honolulu Festival. We practiced very hard for this event! Once again, we will do our best!
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!
International Friendship Artist AssociationMusic Performance
We will be performing a special show brought to you by Mr. Kajiki, known for spreading the talent of international artists and cultural exchange. He has successfully completed his second splendid performance, KAJIKI’S ARTIST SHOW, at New York’s Carnegie Hall this year. MACOTO, exclusive IFA MUSIC singer, will also be performing.
Kaiulani Hula CommunityHula
Our groups practice in three completely different areas in Yokohama, Sagamihara and Shizuoka. But it doesn’t matter that we are separated because we are truly connected as one with the same “I love Hula!” spirit. We will do our best with our hearts unified as one and enjoy this moment. Please cheer for us!
Tsugarushamisen “SHIHOUKAI” Kokusai KoryuMusic Performance
We look forward to participating in the Honolulu Festival where its mission is to promote Japan-US Cultural Exchange. We are more than happy if we are able to express the essence of Japanese traditional culture through our Tsugarushamisen performance. We perform “Kyokudan” and folk songs.
Leilani Hula StudioHula
It is our desire to deepen our friendships with the people of Hawaii through the hula. This is our eighth time to participate in the Honolulu Festival. We practice our hula throughout the year looking forward to dance at the Honolulu Festival and meet new friends. Please come out and support us.