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2018 Japan Day Festival: GenRyu Arts, Music, Dance, Tea & Art | Japantown

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Sunday, July 1, 2018 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Japantown Peace Plaza | Post Street at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA


Celebrate the Japanese cultural heritage of Japantown. Enjoy the GenRyu Arts production of Japanese artists from Tokyo, Chicago, and the Bay Area. Experience Japanese cultural arts, music and dance.

2018 Japan Day Festival
Sunday, July 1, 2018 | Noon to 4 pm
Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan Streets, SF
FREE

Schedule of Events:

Outdoor Peace Plaza Stage:

  • Noon -12:45 pm: Kokuseiryu Shigin
  • 1:00 pm – 1:10pm: Shubukai of Chicago dance troupe, Grandmaster/ Founder Shunojo Fujima and Grandmaster Yoshinojo Fujima
  • 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm: Tsukasa Taiko of Chicago
  • 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Gen Ensemble, Gen Taiko School, and Satellite Program Clarendon JBBP Taiko
  • 2:45 pm – 2:55 pm: Shubukai of Chicago dance troupeGrandmaster/ Founder Shunojo Fujima and Grandmaster Yoshinojo Fujima
  • 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Gintenkai National Project
  • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Sakura Ren

East Mall Stage:

  • Noon -12:30 pm: Sanjuro Toyoaki and Master Artist Chizuru Kineya Shamisen
  • 12:30 pm – 12:45 pm: Gen Odori School
  • 12:45 pm – 1:05 pm: Origami Demonstration – Paper Tree
  • 1:15 pm – 1:35 pm: Japanese Doll Demonstration -SF East Mataro Miyabikai Merry Nishimura
  • 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm: SF Koto Group Hanaikada
  • 3:00 pm – 3:20 pm: Shodo Demonstration – Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Nisei Week Ondo demonstration

Union Bank Hospitality Room:

  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Origami – Paper Tree
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: SF East Bay Mataro Miyabikai Demonstration – Merry Nishimura
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Shodo Workshop – Rev. Kawahatsu Sensei

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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, Live Music, Outdoors, San Francisco, Theater & Performance
Address: Post Street at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA

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