28th Honolulu Festival : Walk Together with Aloha, Pass the Baton to a Sustainable and Peaceful Future

Grand Parade

-The Sanshin of a thousand people at the Grand Parade-

Sanshin Master Choichi Terukina-sensei

Sanshin Master
Choichi Terukina-sensei

Okinawan musical instrument, Sanshin players can be a part of the 17th Honolulu Festival Grand Parade!

The grand marshal will be Sanshin Master Choichi Terukina-sensei, a National Living Treasure of Japan.
Let’s join the parade with Terukina-sensei and play his composition “Mensore.”

The goal of SENNIN NO SANSHIN Project is to have as many sanshin players as possible to participate in this parade.

We want 1,000 sanshin players from Hawaii, mainland USA and Okinawa!

For those of you who would like to join in the parade, please contact huoa@huoa.org, Hawaii United Okinawa Association (HUOA).

Hawaii United Okinawa Association (HUOA)

About Sanshin Master Choichi Terukina (Interview)

Honolulu Festival Grand Parade
Sunday, March 13, 2011, 16:30pm-
Kalakaua Ave.(Waikiki)

Music: Mensore
For those of you practicing

Music only at Tempo

Lyrics [PDF]
Romanized Words

Music Sheets
Kunkunshi (Notes)
Okinawan Rhythm
Simple Version

Tutorial 1 – Music (one verse)

Tutorial 2 – Music (ending heeshi)

Place Kalakaua Avenue/Waikiki