Tag: ukwanshin

Las Vegas “Kariyushi” Okinawan Cultural Workshop Brings Vegas Okinawans to Vibrant Start

Ukwanshin Kabudan presented its first workshop, and Okinawan Cultural Celebration “Kariyushi” at the JACL Center.  It was one of the biggest events for both the fledgeling Okinawa Kenjin Kai and JACL.  A standing room crowd of about 200 filled the room as presentation of Okinawan intsruments, music and dances were given, in conjunction with examples […]

Obon Season Brings On Busy Schedule and Ending With First Obon With Vegas Okinawa Club

We’re off to a busy summer season, helping out the Young Okinawans of Hawaii with eisaa, bon dances in Honolulu.  Also on the schedule is Lahaina Maui, Rinzai Zen Mission Paia, Maui with the Maui Ryukyu Culture Group, Hawi Jodo Mission with the Kohala and Kona Okinawa clubs, and ending in August with a workshop, […]