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October 21, 2023
2023 EISA PAGEANT
2023 Stow springfest
June 3, 2023
We performed at the 2023 Stow SpringFest, as part of a day long event with family-friendly activities and vendors, indoors and out. We shared eisa with our enthusiastic audience, including the Stow community, family and friends.
We enjoyed our return to this fun annual festival and our connection with the Town of Stow!
2022 SNHU International Education Week
Nov 2, 2022
RMD MA was invited to participate in International Education Week at Southern New Hampshire University.
We shared Okinawan culture by performing a robust program of Eisa pieces, interspersed with educational information on Okinawan history, Okinawan arts and Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko.
The students in the audience were enthusiastically engaged and the SNHU staff were amazing collaborators, supporting us throughout the day.
Thank you very much for having us!
2022 Asian american day festival
Sept 10, 2022
The weather was beautiful for RMD MA's debut Boston performance at the Asian American Day Festival on Boston Common.
Within a full and diverse program schedule, we added a unique addition to the lineup, showcasing several pieces from our repertoire. We were excited to see and hear joyous RMD MA friends in the audience during our set, and are very thankful for the many helpers and visitors to our booth throughout the day.
2022 EISA PAGEANT
2022 STOW SPRINGFEST
June 4, 2022
The weather was beautiful and the energy during our performance was elevated by the audience joining us with shouts of he-shi and waves of kacha-shi during our set. We look forward to seeing some of these folks in our upcoming Eisa Pageant practices!
2022 Sakura matsuri street festival
April 9, 2022
Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Massachusetts, Ohio, and Texas branches performed together at the 60th Anniversary Sakura Matsuri Street Festival in Washington DC. This was the grand finale event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, commemorating the 110th anniversary of Japan’s gift of 3,000 cherry trees to the US. sakuramatsuri.org
A successful day in sharing our kokoro spirit!
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September 18, 2021
The bride, Erika, is from Uruma-city Okinawa, Japan where many traditional and contemporary Eisa groups are located. Erika wanted to celebrate her wedding by representing her heritage, and we were able to bring energy and best wishes for her special day.
Because of COVID, some of her family could not attend the wedding, though professional photographer Tokio captured wonderful moments of the event.
2021 Eisa pageant
What is the "Eisa Pageant"? RMD wanted to share the excitement of Eisa and Okinawan culture with everyone, from kids to adults. In 1993, RMD held the first "Eisa Pageant" at the Tomari Bridge in Naha-city, Okinawa, Japan.
In 2009, RMD officially named and started "The World Special Eisa Pageant," and asked Japanese and overseas branches to be part of it. This is an opportunity for the worldwide community to connect and about 4,000 people participate in this event each year. On the event date, the earth is the stage and participants dance with live music from Okinawa while live streaming to the public as well.
This year, we had a total of 9 participants performing a song with RMD MA.
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AAPI HEritage EVENT
May 21, 2021
Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko MA was invited to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month at Hanscom Air Force Base in Lexington, MA. It was an honor to present Okinawan Eisa as part of this event.