【Stage Program List】 Host : SANDRA ENDO
10:00-10:20am Japanese Taiko Drum by SOH DAIKO
New York based Taiko Drum group since 1979, plays beautiful and energetic music.
10:30-10:50am Karate Performance byWORLD SEIDO KARATE
Self Defense & high jumping wood breaking performance.
11:00-11:15am PROCLAMATION & SPEECH Greetings from Commissioner Benepe & President Kawai.
11:15-11:30am CEREMONY Japan Day – Cherry Blossom Art Contest Awards Ceremony
11:50-12:00pm Kendo Performance by THE NEW YORK CITY KENDO CLUB
Iaido forms & Kendo rehearsal demonstration.
12:20-12:40pm Japanese Taiko Drum by NEW YORK SUWA TAIKO ASSOICIATION
Powerful & harmonized Japanese Taiko Drum performance.
12:50‐1:10pm Sword Fight by SAMURAI SWORD SOUL/ SAMURAI BOOT CAMP!
Various Samurai Sword Fighting performance with live music of Japanese Taiko, Samisen and Flute. Also introducing unique exercises created from Tate.
1:30‐1:50pm Karate Fight by INTERNATIONAL KARATE ORGANIZATION KYOKUSHINKAIKAN
Popular Karate Ice breaking performance.
2:00‐2:20pm Gospel by DANNY EASON & DON’T GIVE UP CHOIR
Group of Japanese and American members who continue to support Japanese Earthquake relief will sing their project title “Don’t Give Up, Japan”.
2:30‐2:50pm Japanese Taiko Drum by COBU
Taiko & Hip Hop performance.