Okinawan music and dance performance: ‘Loochoo nu Kwa, Children of Loochoo’

Norman Kaneshiro-sensei emailed information on an Okinawan music and dance performance his group has lined up for March 28, 2008, a Saturday. Titled “Loochoo nu Kwa, Children of Loochoo,” the performance featuring the talented members of Ukwanshin Kabudan will be held at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (<rant>for those like me who are irritated …

‘Group is preserving Okinawan traditions’ – The Honolulu Advertiser

The Honolulu Advertiser has an article on today’s Loochoo nu Kwa (Children of Loochoo) workshop: “I think my big concern is that … we’re forgetting about our roots,” Wada said. “We need to realize who we are, where we come from — and that way, we appreciate other people.” Read the entire article by Zenaida …

Workshop: Loochoo Nu Kwa

We posted about the concert they held in Okinawa back in June of this year and now it looks like they’re heading to Oahu, Hawaii with a workshop. Let’s hope a concert will happen here too. *hint* 😉 Loochoo Nu Kwa: Children of Loochoo Workshop on Okinawa’s music and dance as connected to its history …