Artist: Tatsu Aoki
Union Bank Community Room - SF Japantown East Mall
Hear from a professional Okiya style shamisen artist, and learn how this music was presented in the 60’s and the unique development of this art form. More info →
* Not open to public. Limited to active GenRyu Arts members
Joining the festivities of this 2019 Japan Day celebration are the students of the legendary dance master artist Mme. Fujima Kansuma who is truly a pioneer in bringing Japanese classical dance to the United States. Mme. Fujima studied with the great Kabuki actors of the pre World War II era in Japan and as a young girl brought back to the U.S. never before seen costumes and dances to the Issei audiences. During the War years here in the U.S. she used her dance as a means to inspire and encourage her fellow internees. Learn more →
Presented by GenRyu Arts in association with East and West Japan Center Mall.
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