Join Miyako Taiko at the 2020 Shinshun Matsuri!
This is one of our favorite annual events, hosted by the Japan Commerce Association of Washington, DC. There will be plenty of fun performances, cultural activities and games, lots of yummy festival food, and more. Don’t forget to have the shishi bite your head for good luck throughout the coming year!
Miyako will be performing at 12:00PM and don’t miss out on all the other various activities, performances, and delicious food!
Advance tickets are available here for $8 or you can buy a ticket for $10 (cash only) at the door.
|10:30 AM||Opening Act|
|10:35 AM||Opening Remarks||Go Eguchi, President of JCAW
Ambassador Kazutoshi Aikawa, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan
|Rachael Akiko Lipsitz, Anju Meda, Ema Nakayama, and Sofia Sanz-Kimura|
|10:50 AM||Shishimai Dance||Kevin Suzuki, MINBUZA|
|11:00 AM||Chorus||WJLS Chorus Fabs|
|11:20 PM||Kids Cheer Dance||WJLS Cheerleaders|
|11:40 PM||2020 Tokyo Olympic Theme Songs||Fox Mill Elementary School|
|12:00 PM||Taiko Performance||Miyako Taiko|
|12:20 PM||Event Information||Japan Commerce Association|
|1:00 PM||Band Performance||JBE Band|
|1:30 PM||Rakugo||Tozaburo Yanagiya|
|1:50 PM||Karate Demonstration||DC Yamatojuku Karate Club|
|2:00 PM||Hamaguchi Family Kendama Performance||Katsumasa, Tamako, Hiromi, and Takumi Hamaguchi|
|2:40 PM||Chin Daiko and Ryukyu Taiko||Chin Daiko and Ryukyu Taiko|
|3:00 PM||Chorus||Japanese Choral Society of Washington with Japanese Children’s Chorus of Washington|
|* Schedule is subject to change.|