Saturday, 6:30pm – 7:00pm, Diamond Stage
Founded in 1988 to provide a creative outlet for women performing within the confines of a then largely male-dominated cultural tradition, JODAIKO continues to bring together some of the top professional women taiko artists currently based throughout North America. Following the custom of returning for the hometown matsuri, Jodaiko members gather together each year for Powell Street Festival to celebrate, cut loose, eat, and drum!
1988年に結成された女太鼓(JODAIKO)は、男性支配的な太鼓の 伝統を打ち破って出てきた、女性太鼓グループのひとつです。北 米全土で最も優れた女性太鼓奏者から編成されています。地元 のお祭りで活躍する日本の太鼓の伝統に従い、毎年パウエル祭 ではメンバーが勢揃いします。
Banana Bread バナナブレッド
Saturday, 3:00pm-3:30pm, Street Stage Yujiro started playing jazz professionally in the Tokyo area in his early twenties. After moving to Canada in 2005, he has been performing regularly… More ›
Saturday, 12:30pm – 1:00pm, Demonstration Area Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu is a Japanese martial system comprised of 9 warrior schools of Samurai and Ninjutsu traditions with lineage dating back… More ›
BUSHIDO 節童 (Children of Song)
Sunday, 5:00pm-5:30pm, Street Stage 日曜、午後５時から５時半、ストリート・ステージ Co‐founded by Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos and Nori Akagi, Bushido infuses fresh, contemporary energy into traditional Japanese folk melodies. Bushido’s sound ranges from fiery samurai… More ›