2017/トーレンス姉妹都市委員会の日本文化紹介イベント「トーレンス文化祭」、45回目は4月22日と23日

 

Torrance Bunka Sai千葉県柏市と姉妹都市を結んでいるトーレンス市では、トーレンス姉妹都市協会が、毎年4月末に日本文化紹介イベント「トーレンス文化祭」を行っています。今年で第45回になる「トーレンス文化祭」は、4月22日、23日にケン・ミラー・リクレーション・センターで行われます。物品販売の収益は、トーレンス姉妹都市協会の高校生交換プログラムに使われます。

45th Annual Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival
Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Ken Miller Recreation Center
3341 Torrance Boulevard at  Madorona Boulevard

www.torrancesistercity.org

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着物デモンストレーション 4月22日1:50PMから

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017
11:00 Koto Koto 7-Star ensemble plays this long, 13-stringed, traditional instrument
11:50 Tea Ceremony Traditional art of the preparation and presentation of tea by Yuko Kubo from Urasenke school
12:20 Anime Contest winners announced
12:30 Dance Fujima Seiyumi-Kai traditional and classical dance
1:10 Judo South Bay Judo; meaning “gentle ways,” judo uses skill, technique and timing rather than the use of brute strength
1:50 Kimono Demo Toshiko Okawa will demonstrate obi (sash) tying with models in yukata and formal kimono
2:30 Koto Koto 7-Star ensemble plays this long, 13-stringed, traditional instrument
3:10 Kendo Torrance Kendo; type of martial arts known as the “way of the sword”
3:40 Naginata Torrance Naginata Dojo; a martial art of power and grace practiced by women using sweeping movement with a pole weapon
4:20 Taiko L.A. Taiko Institute, Unit 1 from Asano Taiko; traditional wooden drum ensemble known for its discipline, rhythm and art form
TORINO PLAZA OUTDOOR STAGE
11:25 Puppet Show By Kayama Puppets
2:00 Taiko L.A. Taiko Institute, Unit 1 from Asano Taiko
DEMONSTRATIONS IN ASSEMBLY ROOM
12:00 Ikebana Flower arranging lesson by Ikenobo-Kai
Every 30 minutes Kamishibai, traditional storytelling in English and Japanese
 

SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2017

11:00 Music Matsutoyo-Kai folk music singers and musicians
11:50 Shodo Ink-dipped brush painting of Japanese characters by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai
12:30 Koto Koto 7-Star ensemble plays this long, 13-stringed, traditional instrument
1:10 Shakuhachi Shoshi Kanokohata will play this flute-type instrument
1:50 Dance Fujima Seiyumi-Kai traditional and classical dance
2:30 Koto Yuki Yasuda Koto Zanmai Ensemble plays this long, 13-stringed, traditional instrument
3:10 Aikido Torrance Aikido; martial art that focuses on self-defense, physical fitness & spiritual awareness
3:40 Dance Nancy Hayata, classical Japanese dance group with guest appearance by Fujima Ransei
4:20 Taiko Taiko Center of LA; traditional wooden drum ensemble. Taiko is known for its discipline, rhythm and art form.
TORINO PLAZA OUTDOOR STAGE
12:00-5:00 Amezaiku candy sculpture art demonstration by Shinobu “Shan” Ichiyanagi
2:00 Karate Demo by USA Wado-ryu Karate-do, Torrance YMCA
3:00 Koto Koto 7-Star ensemble plays this long, 13-stringed, traditional instrument
DEMONSTRATIONS IN ASSEMBLY ROOM
Every 30 minutes Kamishibai, traditional storytelling in English and Japanese
12:45-3:00 Shodo Hands-on calligraphy demos with artists

 

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