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Bon-Odori Dance Festival For Peace

Step Toward A Nuclear-Free Future

Saturday August 4, 2018

Official Schedule


11:45  Opening Drumming / Spirit of Thunderheart
12:00 Judo Demonstration / Ulster Budokai
12:30 Explosive Afro-American Music / Juma Sultan and Friends  
1:15 Greeting from the Producer / Youko Yamamoto
1:30   World Dance Performance / Vanaver Caravan SummerDance on Tour
2:15 Greeting from the Mayor of Kingston / Steve Noble
2:30     1920's & 40's Vintage Jazz Dance / Uptown Lowdown         
3:00     Native American Women's Drumming / Spirit of Thunderheart
3:30    Speech "Wasting Lives" / Tomiko Morimoto West
3:45    Peace Songs / Maiko Hata
4:00    Rosendale Imporvement Association Brass Band and Friends 
4:30    Speech "Protecting Our Oceans" / Iris Marie Bloom    
4:45    Snap, Tap, Clap and Sing Along with Liana Gabel 
5:15     Speech “Inter Being” / Kenjitsu Nakagaki Buddhist Monk
5:30        Last Call for Raffle Tickets Sales
5:30        Japanese Folk Dance Performance / Minbuza Dance Company    
6:00         Raffle Drawing at the “Welcome to Japan” booth
6:00        Bon-Odori Dance For Peace for All    
6:30        Taiko Drumming Performance / Stuart Paton, Burlington Taiko
7:15    Heart Sutra Chant for Peace / lead by Kenjitsu Nakagaki Buddhist Monk    
7:30        Acoustic Trance Music / Barely Lace 
8:00        Floating Lights for All


    1 - 5 PM  “Let’s talk about waste” at the discussion table in the pavilion
    Performances by High Falls Hoopers for Humanity 
    Aikido Demonstrations by Aikido New Paltz and Kingston
    4 - 5 PM Japanese Folk Dance Lessons by Minbuza
    4:45 - 5:15 PM `Punch & Judy, hand puppet show in the pavilion for adults and kids 
    by Amy Trompetter Redwing Blackbird Theater