Saturday, 1:00pm–1:30pm, Street Stage
Born and raised in Japan, Kisyuu started learning calligraphy when she was seven and was given a calligraphy master name, “Kisyuu,” from her master at age 18. Kisyuu creates big pieces of calligraphy art during her live performances. She uses a variety of brushes which are up to 100cm long to create her art. Japanese calligraphy is known as a quiet, delicate art, but here she shows the possibility and a new aspect of Japanese calligraphy which is dynamic and lively.
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 ›