Chicago Okinawa Kenjinkai 50th Anniversary Celebration

50 Years of Culture and Fellowship in CHICAGO

May 28th 2016

The Chicago Okinawa Kenjinkai would like to invite you to partake in our 50th Anniversary Celebration which will be held on May 28th 2016 at the Embassy Suites, which is located at 1939 N. Meacham Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173. This celebration will mark the 50th year since the establishment of the Chicago Okinawa Kenjinkai.

There will be traditional Okinawan dances and cultural performances preformed at this event by our performance groups. It will also feature a performance of “Shi-sa-du” 唐獅子動 (シーサーどぅー) conducted by a performance group under the direction of Sensei Keiko Yonaha. The group hails from Yomitan Village and are experts in utilizing the traditional Shi Shi Mai costumes to tell the story of Okinawan Shisa.

More information will be put here as it becomes available so please return for more details at a later date.


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