AboutDFW Okinawa Association

DFW Okinawa Association

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North America(United States of America/State of Texas)
DFW Okinawa Association About
MembershipApprox. 60 (As of 2017)
ChairpersonMitsuko Logan
Organization Overview・Current President: Mitsuko Logan; Term of office: 1 year; selected thru elections.
・Established on Feb. 2000 to deepen friendship among Uchinachus and families living in Dallas Fort Worth and nearby areas and to start cultural exchange activities in the community.
・Uchinanchus and people interested in our culture, history and performing arts get together to socialize and develop our network.
・Membership: 35 families, 60 people; from 1st generations to 3rd generations. (as of 2017).
Related Org.None
DFW Okinawa Association Activity contents
Description・Hold New Year's Party、Bon Odori, day trips, meetings and picnics.
・Organize Okinawan festival, volunteer at local events, etc.
・Hold Uchinaguchi and Japanese classes, study classes and volunteer activities.
・Display our crafts and origami six times a year.
・Organize boat races, sports day and marathons.
・Have three performing groups: Ryukyu Dance, Sanshin, Kumi-odori.
Own scholarship programNone
Exchange with other regionYes
Hold welcome parties for people who visit or students enrolling in local schools.

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