Japanese Fall Festival - 2021 Event Schedule

 

9:50 – 10:00      BK Taiko Japanese Drumming Group (Anita Gallegos Sensei) ~ Signals the Start of Aki Matsuri 2021)

10:00 – 10:15      Highland High School Naval JrROTC Color Guard (Presentation of Flags), & Yoko Tadda (Singing of the National Anthem)

10:15 – 10:30      Welcoming Remarks & Introduction of Distinguished

10:30 -  10:50      AKKA Karate (Bruce Davis Sensei)  

10:50 – 11:10     Tataki Ren (Masahiro Kamei on Shamisen, Dave Barela on Taiko)  

11:10 – 11:25      Miyagi Ryu Okinawa Dance (Yaeko Miyazato Sensei of CA)

11:25 -  11:45      Yoko Tadda (Shigin, the singing of Japanese Poetry & Singing of Popular Japanese Songs)

11:45 -  11:50      Announcements

11:50 -  12:10      BK Taiko Japanese Drumming Group (Anita Gallegos Sensei) 

12:15 – 12:35      Karate One International (Ray Barrera Sensei)

12:40 -   1:15      Japanese Folk Dance Group with Bon Odori/Audience Participation Dance (Natsuko Edelman Sensei)

1:15 -  1:35        Yoko Tadda (Singer, Popular Japanese Songs)                                       

1:35 -   1:40      Announcements

1:40   -  2:00     Ainu Traditional Songs (Madi Sato, accompanied by Tom Berkes on Shamisen)

2:00 -   2:20      NM Taiko (Calvin Kobayashi Sensei)

2:25  -  2:45      Cosplay Contest  (12 and under Group)

2:45  -  3:05      NM Kendo Kai (Davis Begay Sensei)

3:05  -  3:20      Koto & Shamisen Duet  (Mayumi Fugami on Koto, and Tom Berkes on Shamisen)

3:20  -   3:40      Miyagi Ryu Nosho Kai NM Branch Ryukyu Dance & Maho No Kai (Sanae Wright Sensei & Masako Frost, Sensei of Las Vegas, NV) 

3:40  -  4:00       Adori-Bu Taiko  (Mike Thornton & Genzo Sugino)  

4:00 -   4:45       Cosplay Contest  (Adult Group) 

4:45  -  5:00       Closing Remarks

 

 

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