Catch Performances by Okinawan Americans in the “Save Okinawa Concert Series”

Save Okinawa Concert Series Chapter #2

Virtual Concert: Saturday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Live Zoom Webinar: Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m.

Admission: Fre

The Save Okinawa Concert Series is a program of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation in collaboration with musicians all around the globe and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). Building on the global history of Okinawa, the world is now sending a message of hope back to Okinawa via music and science. The concert series aims to raise awareness of how to help Okinawa overcome the challenge of COVID-19 by offering inspiration and philanthropic opportunities.

The Save Okinawa Concert & Webinar #2 will feature a live stream of Okinawan American performers. Following the live stream will be a live Zoom webinar, allowing participants to hear from and interact with the performers and leaders from Hawaii, Washington State, Washington, D.C., and NY.

Performers and Speakers

Grant “Masanduu” Murata: Master of Ryuyku Koten Uta/Sanshin in Hawaii

Momo Onno: Okinawa Cultural Performance in Washington, D.C.

Master Folta: Okinawa Cultural Performance in Washington, D.C.

Kyoko Dennard: Cultural Director of the Okinawa Kenjin Kai in Washington State

Michie Beckford: Former Cultural Director of the Okinawa Kenjin Kai in Washington State

Naomi Folta

Nestor “Koichi” Folta

Yuko Kakazu: Okinawan astronomer at Subaru Telescope in Hawaii

Tomoyuki Uehara: President of the Okinawa Kenjin Club in Washington State

David Janes: Managing Director of OIST Foundation in NY

To register for the performance, please click here.

About OIST Foundation

The mission of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation, Inc. is to promote innovative global scientific breakthroughs through enhancing and strengthening science and technology research and related programs at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) ​and to empower Americans to support the sustainable development of Okinawa and deepen U.S.-Japan relations through OIST.

Links to information on coronavirus:

https://www.who.int/

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

https://www1.nyc.gov/

 

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