AKIKO OKINAWA FOLK SONG & ARTS GROUP / Okinawan Folk Dance and Music


Sunday, May 19th

12:15 – 12:45 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). After moving to Roy, Utah, she 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.