The Japan Fall Competition will likely be held in Blue Again Sq. in West Hartford on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021.
The Japan Fall Competition is a free celebration of Japanese tradition that will likely be held onSunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at Webster Stroll in Blue Again Sq., from 3-5 p.m.
The primary occasion is at 4:30 p.m., that includes the highly effective drumming efficiency by Soh Daiko of New York.
The Japan Fall Competition will even characteristic Shishimai (conventional lion dancing) by Steve Lengthy and Akiko Hiratsuka, a Koto efficiency by Garrett Groesbeck, Japanese Folks Tales by Noriko Oshiro, and can culminate with the Taiko efficiency.
The Japan Society of Better Hartford could have Japanese crafts and objects on the market.
“The pandemic interrupted our summer season competition so we moved it to the autumn. The timing coincides with Japan’s Chrysanthemum Competition, which dates again to 1890. It’s Japan’s oldest competition devoted to this symbolic fall flower,” mentioned Peter Watson, president of Japan Society of Better Hartford.
“The Japan Fall Competition is a chance for the group to take pleasure in wealthy Japanese tradition and music in a protected, outside surroundings,” Watson mentioned.
Sponsors of this occasion embody the Japanese Consulate Common of Boston, Miyoshi America, Kooma Therapeutic massage Remedy, and Soutaihou.
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