We'll be performing in Roca, Nebraska's Annual Children's Country Fair coming up on Sat, Sept 16. The fair will be from 10am-2pm, with a Kokyo performance at 10:15 on the Interactive Stage. Hope to see you there!
Next up, performance for the Omaha Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. The organization will be holding its annual Aki Yoru fundraising dinner on Fri, Sept. 29 at Mt. Fuji Inn in Omaha, Nebraska (7215 Blondo St.) The event is scheduled to start at 6:30pm. Dinner tickets are by RSVP only, and must be reserved by Monday, Sept. 18. Cost is $35 per adult ticket ($17 tax-deductible), and children's meal tickets are $10 (not deductible). Click here to contact Omaha JACL if interested.
Come celebrate the Year of the Rooster with free food & cultural activities from 2 to 5pm. Kokyo Taiko performance scheduled for 3pm.
Performance will be at Auld Pavilion at Antelope Park, 1650 Memorial Drive in Lincoln.
Hope to see you there!
Japanese Ambience Festival
Sat, Oct 1 and Sun, Oct 2 from 9am-5pm
Co-sponsored by the Omaha Sister Cities Association, experience Japanese culture through games, booths, food, music, & exhibitions.
Kokyo Taiko performance at 3:30pm on Sat & Sun.
Most activities are free with paid admission to the gardens.
Aki Yoru Fall Dinner
Mt. Fuji Inn
Fri, Oct 7 at 6:30pm
Sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League, Omaha Chapter.
The fundraising dinner is open to the public. Cost for a dinner is $35 ($17 tax-deductible). Kokyo Taiko and the UNO Friends of Japan club will be providing entertainment during the dinner.
We hope to see you at one of these events!!
Looking for something fun to do Saturday, Sept 17? Come by Antelope Park (by the amphitheater stage) to the Harvest Moon Festival. Celebrate fall with food, activities, and performances from various Asian cultures. Kokyo Taiko traditional Japanese drum performance 和太鼓 will be at 6:30pm.
Two upcoming events!
1) UNL Samurai Dinner
Join Kokyo at 6:00 and 6:30pm on Wed, April 27 in the UNL Cather, Pound, Neihardt Dining Hall (540 N. 16th St.). The event runs from 4:30-8:30pm, and is $10.50 per adult for those without a meal plan at the dining hall.
2) Bellevue University Global Festival
Join us at 7:30 pm on Fri, May 6 on the main campus of Bellevue University, at the Margre H. Durham Student Center. Come see several performances from around the world, and sample different foods. The event starts at 6pm, and is open to the public. Admission is free!
We hope to see you at one of these events!
Join us at 2pm! The festival is open to the public with free admission. Come see other demonstrations such as martial arts, tea ceremony, and yosakoi dancing.
Join UNL's Global Friends of Japan for Japan Night on Friday, April 8 from 6-10pm at the UNL Union Ballroom. Tickets will be available starting Monday. Enjoy food, activities, and a performance by Kokyo Taiko!
Tickets are $15 for public or at the door. $10 in advance for UNL Students, with a discount for purchases of 9 or more tickets.
Purchase tickets online at:
Can't wait to see you there!
For those of you near Kearney - we'll be here, too! The students always work so hard to make an educational, fun event!
Across Asian cultures, it is tradition to hold a mid-Autumn festival. Such celebrations often coincide with the full moon. Join the Asian Community and Cultural Center in appreciating these cultural traditions. Activities will include:
-Writing wishes to hang on lanterns
-Traditional music and dance performances
-Delicious Asian cuisines
-A lantern lighting ceremony at dusk
Click here for more information. We look forward to seeing you there!
Kokyo will be performing at 1:00pm this Sunday, August 9 at the Omaha Children's Museum. Fun event! Sponsored by the Omaha Sister Cities Association, celebrating 50 years of Omaha's relationship with Shizuoka, Japan.
Travel around the world! Visit cities in Germany, Japan and Lithuania all in one day. Enjoy cultural foods, crafts, activities and performances from around the world - and don't forget to stamp your passport as you travel!
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