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Okinawan Folk Ensemble

Date:
Thu, Jul 9, 2015
Time:
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Venue:
Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
Phone:
(415) 543-1718
Cost:
Free

Among the many beautiful regions of Japan, Okinawa stands out for its unique folk song and dance culture. Performers from the Kinuko Mototake Okinawan Dance Academy along with Master Kinuko Mototake, perform traditional Okinawan dance, telling stories of young love, evil spirits, and the seafaring culture of Okinawa, accompanied by musicians on 3-string sanshin and shime-daiko drums. Experience the beauty and depth of this classic Japanese art form. The Azama Honryu Seifu Ichisen Kai USA Kinuko Mototake Okinawan Dance Academy and the Okinawa Eisa Shima Daiko Drummers are presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Japan.

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