Participation years from 2006(12th)

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.