AboutOkinawa Kenjin Club of Washington State

Okinawa Kenjin Club of Washington State

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North America(United States of America/State of Washington)
Okinawa Kenjin Club of Washington State About
Membership250 (as of 2017)
ChairpersonTomo Uehara (from 2017)
Organization Overview•Elections for Presidents are held every four years. Other positions: Four Vice Presidents, one Secretary, one Treasurer, eight Board members, Exchange committee
•Mission: To promote friendship among its members, and to hand down our posterity, our cultural heritage, and to become the cultural bridge between Japan and the United States by introducing Okinawan traditional music, dances, folk craft and other means to the people of Washington State and to people in other states.
•Many of our members live between Everett and Lakewood, along the west coast and neighboring areas. Others live in areas all the way to Portland, Oregon.
Affiliated Org.1
Related Org.None
Okinawa Kenjin Club of Washington State Activity contents
Description・400-1450 people attend the New Year's Party. We enjoy obento lunch boxes while watching traditonal stage performances.
・150 people attend the Kenjinkai Picnic. We enjoy games together.
・Our Taiko Group performs Eisa and Okinawan dances at community events.
・We have Yuntaku Kai gatherings for senior members, bus trips, a trip to a cherry blossom festival, eisa drum performances at events.
・Okinawa Kenjinkai Chijinshu (Taiko Group) 10th Anniversary Performance- In 2017, we held a 10-year anniversary Eisa and dance performance event.
Own scholarship programNone
Exchange with other regionNone

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