Thank you for your support!
The 5th Kizuna Japanese Spring Festival was a HUGE success!
Saturday, April 2, 2022, 11 am to 6 pm
Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, 720 Twin Lakes Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89107
We thank you for enjoying the Spring Festival!
Many happy faces. What a beautiful day. Japanese culture was in full bloom in the Las Vegas community!
Kizuna Japanese Society thank you to all of the people who supported us to create the Spring Festival at Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza on April 2, 2022. We couldn’t make this without the help of all the volunteers on that day, generous sponsors, vendors, the great performers, and of course all the attendees! What a special day to celebrate spring in Las Vegas together!
We want to express special thanks to the City of Las Vegas, and the Nevada Arts Council for creating this festival together with us. We also thank the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, Coldwell Bankers, Las Vegas Japan Times, Kaminari Taiko, Korabo Taiko, and JFAN (Aki Matsuri team) for supporting us in many aspects. And, Kizuna Japanese Society would like “SUPPER SPECIAL THANK YOU” to Mr. Takuya Ishida for his generous donation to performers. We deeply appreciate your care for Japanese culture and community service.
We are evaluating this year’s festival, listening to all the comments we received during and after the festival. We appreciate all the comments from joyous ones to unhappy circumstances that happened even though we tried our best. All of those comments and suggestions from all angles are very valuable for us. We will try to make it better next event. Arigatou Gozaimasu!
Sake Tasting is from 2 PM to 5 PM for 21-year-old or up with a valid ID and a fee. Various sake from many regions of Japan.
Here is the Performer Schedule on the stage for the 5th Kizuna Japanese Spring Festival 2022.
Updated on 3/24/2022 (please refresh your browser if you see the old one)
|The 5th Kizuna Japanese Spring Festival 2022|
|11:00||National Anthem/国歌||by R&B Gospel singer, Showji Kumamoto|
|11:30||Fumiko Duncan||Japanese dance|
|11:45||Masako Frost||Okinawan dance “Higasa”|
|11:50||Machiko Oshiro||Song “Omatsuri Mambo”|
|11:55||Yuriko Kenyon||Japanese dance “Hashi”|
|12:00||Commemoration Ceremony||Kathleen Blakely (Honorary Consul),|
Hajime Kishimori (Deputy Consul General)
the Congressional delegation for CW Titus (Justin Guzman), CW Lee (Gerri Schroder) and Sen. Cortez Masto (Dielle Telada)
|10 min||– Koto Set Up –|
|12:40||Yoko Koto Ensemble||Koto “Yoshinoyama” “Sakura” “Nenohi No Asobi”|
|13:00||Iaido: Kuroyama Kenzen Dojo||Master James Whitehead Martial arts demonstration|
|13:20||Machiko Oshiro||Song “Chindo Monogatari”|
|13:25||Showji Kumamoto||Song “Sakura Dokusho” & Original song|
|13:35||Candy5||Traditional candy making|
|13:50||Satomi Sato||Song “Jongara Onna Bushi”|
|13:55||Yoko Griggs, Rieko Mendoza, Yuriko Kenyon||Japanese dance “Shamisen Bugi Ugi”|
|5 min||– Taiko Set Up –|
|14:05||Kaminari Taiko||Japanese Taiko drums|
|14:35||Toyoko Shadd, Eiko Moreland, Naomi Walker||Okinawan dance “Uchina, Uchina”|
|14:40||Na Hula Halai’a Aloha||Hawaiian dance|
|14:55||Satomi Sato||Song “Kawa no Nagare no Yoni”|
|15:00||Showji Kumamoto||Song “All of Me”|
|15:05||Awaodori: Aozora Ren||Awaodori Dance team|
|15 min||– Drum Set Up –|
|15:40||YOYOKA & Ninjazz||The special guest, Yoyoka, the 12 year old drummer plays with Ninjazz|
|5 min||– Taiko Set Up –|
|16:45||Korabo Taiko||Japanese Taiko drum|
|17:20||Yosakoi: Sazan & Uzumaru||Yosakoi Dance team|
|Sakura Crafts and Creations|
|Grand Canyon University|
|Tr & Co.|
|Sin City Anime|
|New Hope Foundation International|
|Asian Community Development Council (ACDC)|
|Aki Matsuri (JFAN)|
|Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha|
|City of Las Vegas|
|Las Vegas Kyudo Club|
|Kuroyama Kenzen Dojyo(Iaido)|
|808 Sushi Express|
|Mochi Don Doughnuts|