OKINAWA FOLK SONG & ARTS GROUP / Okinawan Music

North Stage – Sunday, 4:00 – 4:30 pm

Group leader Akiko Kaneshiro was born in Okinawa, Japan, and has devoted her life to the study and performance of Ryuku Music (Okinawan music). Four years ago she moved to Roy, Utah and formed the music and dance performing group. Playing traditional instruments such as the shamisen, koto, drums samba and yotsudake, the group performs at community events along the Wasatch Front.