Juniroa Productions

1989 Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife in Washington D.C. tape 8

The 1989 Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife. Festival held between June 23-27 and June 30-July 4. Includes Japanese Bon dance traditions in Hawaiʻi, Iwakuni (O Bon group) dance with taiko drums to multiple songs, dancers and performers include Elaine Kaneko (dancer and teacher), Katsuichi Funamura (singer), Robert S. Kato (drummer), Ken K. Morita (singer), and Itsue Okada (drummer); Puerto Rican Kachi-Kachi band El Conjunto Boricua who keeps music of Puerto Rico alive in Hawaiʻi perform songs. members include Marcial Ayala III, Charles Figueroa, August M. Rodrigues, Julio Rodrigues, Jr., and Julio Deleon Rodrigues III.

Languages: English


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