Bicchu Kagura Preservation SocietyTraditional Performance
Bicchu Kagura dance has been designated as “significant intangible fold cultural asset” in 1979. It is the primitive faith that is performed by Kagura dance at the agricultural village in Bicchu district, Okayama prefecture. It has been handed down as folk entertainment, and “faith of God” fuses with entertainment over the years. At present time, it has become the indispensable folk arts such as for autumn festivals.
Yutaka Hula HalauHula
Yutaka Hula Halau! This is our 7th participation from the “land of sunshine”, Kurashiki, a city located at the southern part of Okayama. Although this will be the very first stage performance for many of our team members, we will be enjoying the Hawaii’s Pacific Harmony.
OKAYAMA RYUKOKU HIGH SCHOOLDance/Performance
We are a sophomore in the Okayama Ryukoku High School. We are from a small town in western Japan. It was very difficult to balance study and choreography but we worked very hard. We will put our hearts into dancing so please enjoy!
The 53rd Honolulu Sister City Goodwill Delegation form HiroshimaOther
We are the Goodwill Delegation form Hiroshima, the first sister city of Honolulu. It is the 19th time we join the Honolulu Festival. Goodwill ambassadors for Hiroshima tourism will greet you from a convertible at the parade, and they will introduce Hiroshima as an attractive tourist destination. We look forward to seeing you at the Honolulu Festival, and please visit Hiroshima on your next Japan trip!