Event: Live Yuimaru – Benefit Concert for Chantel Ikehara

Live Yuimaru: Benefit Concert for Chantel Ikehara on Saturday, April 3, 2010, at Jikoen Hongwanji (Hawaii) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

In 2009, Chantel Ikehara won the 29th KZOO karaoke competition and now has the chance to compete in the “26th Annual NAK (Nippon Amateur Kayo Sai) Grand Prix Taikai” in Tokyo, Japan in May of this year. Only 15 years old, she will be among the youngest to compete in this prestigious amateur competition. Chantel, a member of Urizun Minyo Group, is a multitalented vocalist who also studies the guitar and keyboard. […]

In the spirit of Yuimaru, communities helping one another, Live Yuimaru is hosting a benefit concert to help Chantel on her journey. Saturday, April 3, 2010 at Jikoen Hongwanji from 10 am to 2 pm. Tickets are $25 (cost includes entertainment, bento and water). Email pigsfromthesea@gmail.com for more information.

We are raising funds to send Chantel on her first visit to Okinawa, where she can explore her roots and heritage. After costs, the monies raised will cover airfare, accommodations, transportation, omiyage and other costs. NOTE: Everyone has waived their fees and are volunteering their time to help Chantel out. […]

Download the poster for more info.

(Nifee deebitan to Shari for the info!)