Photo by Tamio Wakayama
Sunday, 5:30pm ‒ 6:00pm, Festival Grounds
A staple of any Matsuri! This is your chance to dance to the famous Tanko Bushi, the coal miners song. The steps are simple so everyone can take part, even those with two left feet!
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 ›